AoCMM Math Modeling Competition 2017 Poster

Why Compete?

    The AoCMM math modeling competition for high school and college students provides you the perfect opportunity to use your interest and skills in math modeling in a friendly competitive environment.
      Along with the development of skills in networking, communication, and teamwork,  there are plenty of prestigious prizes to be won!

     Additionally, constructive feedback from our judges is designed to help you continue to extend your skills personally and for potential careers.

     Furthermore, this competition is ideal for people with any level of math modeling experience!

Eligibility & Entry Pricing

       Participants from any country under the age of 20 years old (including middle school and high school students) are eligible. Each team must have no more than four members, who do not need to attend the same school.

       Registration fee is 10 USD per team. It includes a detailed score report that clearly reflects the strengths & weaknesses of your research paper as well as brief comments from the judges.


      All teams participated will receive electronic certificates. 
      - Top 1%       Grand Prize           $200
      - Top 3%       Alpha  Prize           $50
      - Top 8%       Beta Prize*           
      - Top 15%    Gamma Prize

*Gift Cards from selected sponsors will be awarded.

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Why AoCMM?

No experience required!
• AoCMM is a research competition specifically designed for those starting out in the field of math modeling and research in general!
• Most participants are new in the field.
• Learn and develop skills from others and your team.
• The easiest way to start your own research!
Bring out YOUR expertise!
• Unlike many other competitions, AoCMM offers diverse types of problems.
• The different kinds of problems allow competitors to choose and show what THEY know best, without any pressure on having to write a report on unfamiliar material.
• Flexibility in problems solved - not all have to be addressed to be considered a finalist!
Diverse participants
• AoCMM hosts competitors from high schools and colleges, of all skill levels.
• Competitors model from all over the world, from the United States and China to India and Africa.
• Brings together motivated, new mathematical modelers from around the world in a friendly, skill-building competition!
Minimal charges
• Only $10 is required to participate in the online AoCMM competition, truly affordable to everyone.
• We don't wish to exclude potential modelers on a financial basis, as our mission is to allow equal opportunities for all in exploring the field of mathematical modeling.


  1. Assist Prof
    Assist Prof
    Jeremiah Bartz
    Jeremiah Bartz an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Francis Marion University. His primary research area lies in discrete geometry. In his leisure time, he enjoys jogging and traveling.
  2. Professor
    Rafael Da La Llave
    An undergraduate student at Vanderbilt University, I placed Meritorious in MCM. I enjoy economics, can program in Java, R, and Stata, and my hobbies include speech and debate.

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