Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) team ‘SUST_DownToTheWire’ was announced as Champion in ACM- ICPC, the most prestigious programming contest around the world . Team ‘3e8nm’ from Taiwan became 2nd and another team SUST_ATTOPROTTOYEE became 3rd in the contest.
135 teams from 72 universities and different IT institutes participated in this online contest from 9 am to 2 pm on today December 6,2014 at BUBT , Mirpur Dhaka. Dr. M. Kaykobad, Professor of BUET,Professor Abul L Haque, Chief Co-ordinator of ACM Council Bangladesh were in the judge’s panel of the contest along with Dr. Abdul Matin Patwary, Former Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Prof. Md. Abu Saleh, The Vice Chancellor, BUBT. Registrar Enayet Hossain Mia, BUBT Dean of Applied Science and Engineering Mominul Haque, Computer Science and Engineering Chairman Raisul Alamin as team.BUBT is the organizer of the contest for the first time .
ACM-ICPC is an annual multi-tiered competition among the universities of the world. There are thirteen different sites in Asia that host Asia Regional Final and Dhaka is one of them. Each year winner of the Asia Regional Final Dhaka Site Contest advances to the ACM-ICPC World Final. Like other sites of ICPC, Dhaka site contest is also sponsored by IBM and operated under the auspices of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The champion team of these regional contest will get the chance to participate the world final going to held in 2015. The world champion will be awarded a crest where top 3 will awarded with medal and top 10 will get cash as prize.