Beihang students won two gold medals and two silver medals in the 45th ACM-ICPC Asia Nanjing Regional Contest held online on December 19 and 20. This year, a total of 1,653 contestants in 551 teams from 208 universities including Tsinghua University, Peking University, Beihang University, Nanjing University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, etc., participated in the competition.
The team made up of Chen Jiyuan, Zhang Ruixing and Xue Xin from the School of Computer Science and Engineering and the team of Mou Yu and Liao Jitong from the School of Computer Science and Engineering and Feng Weiqi from the School of Software nabbed the gold medal. The silver medal winners were the team of Jiang Yifan from the School of Cyber Science and Technology, Jiang Xianmeng from the School of Computer Science and Engineering, and Wang Zhao’an from the School of Mathematical Sciences and the team of Chang Ronghe and Huang Yunyi from the School of Computer Science and Engineering and Wang Zixun from the School of Economics and Management.
ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) is the world's largest top-level international programming competition for college students, attracting the largest number of participants each year. Known as the Olympic Games in the IT industry, the contest aims to enable students to fully demonstrate their ability to analyze and solve problems with computers. The competition is held once a year. In the season of 2020-2021, ACM ICPC has seven regionals in east Asia, which are held in Shanghai, Nanjing, Jinan, Macao, Shenyang, Kunming, and Yinchuan respectively. The Asia-East Continent Final will be held in Xi’an after the regionals.
At Beihang University, the ACM-ICPC competition is organized and implemented by the Department of Academic Affairs and the School of Software, attracting undergraduate and graduate students from all schools. Founded in 2005, the ACM Training Team of Beihang University organizes a school competition of program design each year to select ACM contestants while popularizing and improving students' basic ability of program design.
Reported by Liu Ziyuan
Reviewed by Zhang Desheng
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Zheng Quan