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UT Dallas Ranks in the 95th Percentile at Prestigious Putnam Mathematical Competition

The Putnam Team from UT Dallas ranked 27th out of 516 institutions that took part in the competition on December 1st, 2007.

UT Dallas Putnam Competition Team:

  • Ivan Borsenco
  • Nate Hannon
  • Radu Sorici Valerian

Additional Individual Competitors:

  • Garrett Baca
  • Zac Cox
  • Alan Davis
  • Mary Gurak
  • Emily Herzig
  • Steven Horne
  • Christopher Maier
  • Alex Palmer
  • David Shnayder
  • Chang Young Jang

Putnam Coach: Dr. Titu Andreescu

Putnam Coordinator: Dr. Paul Stanford

This year the top five teams were Harvard University, Princeton University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and Duke University. To be 27th in a list headed by these schools is a great honor for UT Dallas, and for those whose hard work and dedication lead to this result.

The Putnam Competition is an Mathematical contest for undergraduate students in the United States and Canada. Winning teams earn cash awards to their schools of up to $25,000; winning individuals earn grants up to $2,500, along with a significant amount of prestige. It is administered by the Mathematical Association of America.

Dr. Titu Andreescu is director of Awesome Math.

  • Updated: July 9, 2008