OPTIMATH: Optimization and Math-Modelling Olympiad

April 8, 2017

Zaven & Sonia Akian College of Science and Engineering  invites you to participate in the “Optimath”, the first optimization and math-modelling Olympiad organized by the American University of Armenia, Zaven & Sonia Akian College of Science and Engineering. The goal of the Olympiad is to stimulate youth’s interest in applied sciences and to gauge their drive and aptitude facing intellectual challenges in the field.

“Optimath” will present the participants with optimization and math-modelling problems offered by the experienced professors from the American University of Armenia. The problems will be presented both in English and Armenian.

Who can apply?

All bachelor senior year students and recent graduates of engineering, natural and applied sciences or economics programs are welcome to participate in the Olympiad. The winners will be awarded as follows:

1st lace – 50 000 AMD

2nd place – 40 000 AMD

3rd place -30 000 AMD

The winners who are accepted in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM) program can double the value of their prize in the form of tuition assistance scholarship. 


Important dates

Registration deadline: April 6, 23:00

Olympiad: April 8

  • Individual work session: 11:00-13:00
  • Lunch break:13:00-14:00
  • Group work session: 14:00-17:00


For more information contact us at cse@aua.am or call us 060 61 26 40/060 61 26 41.

 Optimath 2017 Winners

Arsen Hambardzumyan    Yerevan State University    1 place
Artak Muradkhanyan    National Polytechnic University of Armenia    2 place
Shant Navasardyan    Yerevan State University    3 place
Hakob Kirakosyan    Yerevan State University    3 place


Optimath Problems 1st section

Optimath Problems 1st section (solutions)

Optimath Problems 2nd section

OPTIMATH Surveillance Problem Template

Optimath Problems 2nd section (solution)