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JU students become Central European champions in team programming

JU students become Central European champions in team programming

A team of analytical computer studies from the JU Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, featuring Antoni Długosz, Grzegorz Gawryał and Jacek Salata, has won in the ICPC Central European Regional Contest, which took place on 26–27 November 2022 in Ljubljana (Slovenia).

The JU team managed to solve 10 out of 12 problems, beating the teams from the University of Warsaw, Charles University in Prague and the University of Zagreb. By winning the regional contest, the Jagiellonian University team has earned a place in the world championship (International Collegiate Programming Competition, ICPC), which will take place in autumn 2023 in Egypt.

Another team from the Jagiellonian University took fifth place, earning a silver medal. The team featured Vladyslav Denysiuk, Oleh Naver and Roman Yanushevskyi – Ukrainian students and recipients of the Franciszek Mertens scholarship.

Other teams from the Jagiellonian University also performed commendably:

  • 11th place: Justyna Jaworska, Jan Klimczak, Rafał Pyzik,
  • 13th place: Paweł Sankin, Bogdan Tolstik, Daniil Zabauski,
  • 17th place: Andrii Kuts, Kacper Topolski, Maksym Zub.

JU teams are training under the supervision of Dr Lech Duraj.

More information is available on the CERC 2022 website.

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