The VIII Open Academic Olympics for Belorussian and Russian Universities in mathematics (International Student Academic Olympics MathOpen 2017 Belarus) was held February 22-24 in Mogilev. Students and post-graduates from seven countries participated: Belarus, Iran, Poland, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and the Czech Republic. Russia was represented by students of the country’s leading universities including MSU and SPBU.
The International Academic Olympics have an original format – participants solve 30 questions over the course of 5 hours. The points awarded for each task are inversely proportional to the number of participants who solved it.
For the third time in this international competition, SUSU students performed admirably. Anton Belov (ET-122) earned a silver medal, and Ravil Hayrullin (ET-122) – bronze. Aleksandr Evnin, leader of the SUSU team, assistant professor of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Programming.