Ahe Polytechnic University of Bucharest (UPB) won two gold medals and three silver medals at the 12th edition of the South Eastern European Mathematical Olympiad for University Students (SEEMOUS) first and second years that took place in Iasi, February 24 – March 4.
According to a UPB press statement, the team of the Polytechnic University of Bucharest was coordinated by Ioana Luca (leader) and Alexandru Negrescu (deputy leader).
“The problems had a high degree of difficulty, but our students lived up to the expectations. Their results, which are closely linked to their alma mater secondary and high schools, reflect that we still have valuable young people around us who must be motivated and encouraged to remain in the country,” Negrescu is quoted as saying in the statement.
The UPB students to win the gold medals are Sebastian Cojocariu, Faculty of Automation and Computers; Cristian Pavel, Faculty of Automation and Computers. The silver medallists are – Cosmin Barascu, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology; Alexandru Adrian Bratei, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science; and Gabriel Alexandru Pesu, Faculty of Automation and Computers.
Attending the competition were students from 21 universities from Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Argentina, the Czech Republic, Turkmenistan and Russia, with the last four being invited countries.