Excellently overcoming many students from other universities in the country, the students of the University of Danang (UD) has won many prizes in the 24th Informatics Olympiad Competition for Vietnamese Students and the 41th International Collegiate Programming Contest ACM / ICPC in Asia region that were held in Hanoi in the end of November, 2015.
The 41th International Collegiate Programming Contest ACM / ICPC in Asia regionwas home to 111teams with 333 students from 64 universities and colleges in the country of Vietnam and 12 international teams from 09 universities in 06 countries of Singapore, China, Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan and Philippines. The winner of ACM / ICPC in Asia region will be attending the final ACM / ICPC Global which is expected to be held in Phuket, Thailand, on 15 - 20/5/2016.
The students of UD received awards
Asa non-specialized contestant to participate in the 24th Informatics Olympiad Competition for Vietnamese Students, student Doan CongDanh, born in 1994, student of Center of Excellence - Danang University of Science and Technology won first prize for non-specialized group.
Being inherently a Mathematic – Informatics specialized student of Le Quy Don Specialized High School with bronze medal in the Informatics Olympiad Competition for Vietnamese Students in 2013, this year student Tran Le Nguyen Vu, born in 1994, student of Genetic Program, UD won the third Super Cup. This was one of the unusual high prizes of UD in recent years since the Super Cup was only for those who have the national or international prize. According to Nguyen Vu, exam question was increasingly difficult, requiring extensive knowledge and thinking as well as new algorithms that force students to have high self-study skills. Therefore, Vu, Danh as well as many other contestants have trained by themselves through the online trial test because difficulty ratio of these tests is equivalent.
Do Minh Thang, born in 1995, student of IT Faculty of Danang University of Science and Technology, won first prize for specialized group.
In addition to theindividual test in the Informatics Olympiad Competition for Vietnamese Students,UD also divided the students into groups to participate in the 41th International Collegiate Programming Contest ACMM / ICPC in Asia region. Results were subject to number of tests completed in a certain time. Overcoming the tournaments in the regional and national rounds, BK.AMA group of Danang University of Science and Technology won the second prize of non-specialized group in Asia region. This was a significant result, encouraging endeavor of UD’s team. Clearly, e with many of questions and the duration exam of 5 hours continuously, the contest not only required extensive specialized knowledge but also other factors such as health, harmonious coordination between members.
With one first prize, two second prizes of Informatics-specialized group and one first prize, one third prize of non-specialized group, Danang University of Science and Technology won first prize for entire team at the 24th Informatics Olympiad Competition for Vietnamese Students, reached the top 12 ACM / ICPC and second prize ACM / ICPC for non-specialized group. According to Dr. Pham Minh Tuan, head of Network and Communication group, Faculty of Information Technology, Da Nang University of Science and Technology, who directly guided and took students to the competition, achievements of this year was outstanding success. It was the achievement of the students who incessantly trained, especially ACM / ICPC team.