Professor of the Department of Computer Science of VNTU Volodymyr Mesiura took part in the 43rd final of the student world championship on АСМ-ІСРС programming (Porto, Portugal).
It was his coaching talent that has helped VNTU team take part in the world finals for three times.
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Professor of the Department of Computer Science of VNTU Volodymyr Mesiura, Director of Vinnytsia Platform of the Semifinals of the World Championship in South-Eastern Europe, coordinator of the All-Ukrainian Student Programming Olympiad, participated in the 43rd World Student Championship on АСМ-ІСРС programming (Porto, Portugal).
It was his coaching talent that has helped VNTU team take part in the world finals for three times. The contribution of Professor Mesiura into the organization and holding the European regional semifinal ICPC is very significant. Bill Poucher, the executive director of АСМ-ІСРС, emphasized that. He has also confirmed Ukraine's rights to host the world championship next year.
On March 30 - April 4, the 43rd World Student Championship on АСМ-ІСРС programming (https://icpc.baylor.edu) was held at the University of Porto, it was participated by 135 best teams of the world.
In the regional qualifying rounds, which are predominantly preceded by national qualifying programming competitions, 52,710 students from 3233 universities of 110 countries of all continents have participated this season.
Ukraine was presented only by one team — the team of the National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic University”. They won the honorable 71st place having solved 4 tasks from the proposed 11.
That was the second result among the teams representing the south-east semifinal of the world championship, which is held simultaneously at Vinnytsia National Technical University and Bucharest Polytechnic.
The table of the results of the world finals can be viewed at the link https://icpc.baylor.edu/scoreboard/?static=1.
In the world final, Ukraine was represented by the largest number of universities in the European region – 11.
The universities participated the most often in the world final:
Kyiv National University named after T. Shevchenko ─ 11 times, Lviv National University named after I. Franko ─ 6 times, Taurida National University named after V. Vernadskyi ─ 4 times, Vinnytsia National Technical University ─3 times, National Technical University of Ukraine “Ihor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic University” ─ 3 times and National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic University” ─3 times.
Participation in the final of the world championship has now been attended by a delegation of Ukraine consisting of:
Volodymyr Mesiura, Professor of the Department of Computer Science of Vinnytsia National Technical University, Director of Vinnytsia site of the semifinals of the world championship in south-eastern Europe, Coordinator of the Ukrainian Student Olympiad in programming, which is the most attended student programming competition in the European region;
Serhii Petrov, Associate Professor of Sumy National University, Head of the technical support team of the Ukrainian Student Olympiad in programming;
Alfiia Antonova, Associate Professor of Odesa National Academy of Food Technologies, Coordinator of the second group of the 3rd stage of the Ukrainian Student Olympiad in programming.
Members of the Ukrainian delegation took part in the seminar of regional directors of the world championship semifinals.
Volodymyr Mesiura received the award for active participation in the development of programming art through the organization and holding the European Regional semifinals of the ICPC.
Members of the Ukrainian delegation also visited the Consulate of Ukraine in Porto where they participated in the first round of the presidential elections in Ukraine.
They also took part in organizing the events of the world finals.
Bill Poucher, the executive director of АСМ-ІСРС, a professor at Baylor University, the USA, emphasized at the important results of the Ukrainian delegation and confirmed the rights of Ukraine to host the world championship finals in 2020.
The next finals of the world championship АСМ-ІСРС will be held on June 21-26 in Moscow, the Russian Federation.