CUNY Math Challenge


MCLogoSponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs and the CUNY Institute for Software Design and Development (CISDD), and supported by the Office of the Chancellor, the CUNY Math Challenge seeks to identify and reward CUNY's best math talent. Matriculated CUNY undergraduates are invited to compete for over a dozen cash prizes, ranging from $500 up to a grand prize of $2,500.


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On Friday, May 3, 2013, awards were presented to the following students:


Grand Prize 

  • Cheuk Hong Lam, Baruch College, Actuarial Science, 2014


Second Prize

  • Jerry Lee, Baruch College, Mathematics, 2015


Third Prize

  • Wei Liu, Baruch College, Accounting, 2015
  • Jason Reed, Brooklyn College, Mathematics, 2013
  • Aleksandr Yaroslavskiy, Baruch College, Mathematics, 2013


Sixth Prize

  • Said Achmiz, Brooklyn College, Computer Science, 2013
  • Maryna Asipchuk, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Computer Information Systems, 2014
  • Yin Choi Cheng, City College, Mathematics, 2013
  • Meagan Fenisey-Copes, Hunter College, Computer Science, 2014
  • Sharon Kanner, Queens College, Computer Science, 2014
  • Shmuel Pfeiffer, Brooklyn College, Mathematics, 2014
  • Yihao Song, City College, Computer Science, 2015
  • Yiming Yu, New York City College of Technology, Mathematics, 2013
  • Xiao Zheng, Baruch College, Mathematics, 2014



Click here to see a list of winners of previous years' CUNY Math Challenge >>