# News

## UNM-PNM Statewide Mathematics Contest, Nov. 3-6, 2017

This year the UNM-PNM Statewide Mathematics contest is in its 50th year. Students throughout the state are welcome to participate in this mathematical challenge November 3-6. For more information see the contest webpage: mathcontest.unm.edu.

## Two UNM winners of the Best paper award at IMACS 2017

Congratulations to Anastassiya Semenova and Denis Silantyev who won the Best paper award at The Tenth IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory.

Anastassiya presented the paper: Hamiltonian Integration Method for Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation.

Dennis presented the paper: Langmuir wave filamentation in the kinetic regime and multidimensional Vlasov simulations.

## UNM student makes Putnam 500 list

Putnam 2015 Results

Last year 4 UNM students took part in Putnam Mathematical Competition. They were among 4275 contestants from 554 institutions. One of our students Sulgi D. Bak made the Putnam top 500 list. He is ranked 273.5 which is in the top 7%. Congratulations to Sulgi D. Bak!