Undergraduates compete in programming contest

ICPCPicCongratulations to Carolina undergraduates Dayton Ellwanger, Forrest Li, and David Spencer (pictured here) for winning a trip to the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, to be held in Phuket, Thailand in May. Coming out of the Mid-Atlantic USA regional contest, which saw 185 teams from 62 tackle eight programming problems across five hours, their team, Dayton Goliath Trees, placed 4th, qualifying them for their upcoming trip to the world finals.

David is a double major in Mathematics and Computer Science while Dayton is a double major in Computer Science and Physics with a Mathematics minor. The team was coached by Professor Ketan Mayer-Patel from Computer Science.

Wishing you all great luck at the finals in Thailand!