SJTU Team led by Prof. Yong Yu Won ACM-ICPC Gold Medal for the 6th Time

Released Time: 2016-05-20

On the 19th of May, 2016, the 40th World Finals of Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) hosted by Prince of Songkla University, ended successfully. 

SJTU team, led by Prof. Yong Yu and composed of senior student Wenhan Huang, as well as Haobin Ni and Yanpei Liu, two juniors respectively majoring in Computer Science in Zhiyuan School g, won the second prize. It was the 6th gold medal acquired by SJTU (we won the gold medal in 2002, 2005, 2010, 2012, and 2013 previously)! Saint Petersburg State University won the champion, and Harvard University came in third. 

A total of 128 teams of university students stood out in the intercontinental preliminary contests, including Harvard University, Stanford University, MIT, University of California Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University and 17 teams from Chinese universities including Tsinghua University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Fudan University, Zhejiang University, and Sun Yat-sen University, competing for "the most intelligent people in the world".

In the contest, SJTU team solved 11 problems, the same as the champion, but lost due to the time penalty for 7 minutes. 

17 teams from mainland China entered the final, including Tsinghua University, Peking University, Zhejiang University, Fudan University, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Tianjin University. Fudan University won the bronze medal, ranking 12th. Tsinghua University  ranked 18th, Beihang University 23rd, Tianjin University 34th, Zhejiang University 37th, and Peking University 43rd.

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