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What is the Comap MCM?

Guides to the MCM

Dr. Tovar's Comap Quick Preparation Overview
"Secrets of the MCM" (by Former EOU student, Dr. Kelly Cline, now a Prof. at Carroll College) (Local Copy)
UC Boulder Guide (Local Copy)
How the Pros at IDEO Brainstorm and Solve Problems (youtube)

Contest Resources

Dr. Tovar's Comap Paper Latex Template (Template + image)
Dr. Tovar's Maple Page (Diff Eq)
c++ program:  4th order Runge-Kutta
Brainstorming (IDEO Nightline, TED) (IDEO success guide
by Shannon O'Leary of Lawrence U.)

Practice Activities

1) Abstract Activity
    What's wrong with these abstracts done by two arguing teammates: Carl Todd ?

2) Abstract Activity 2 + Judges Comments
    Read Previous Comap Problem
    Read Outstanding Student Solution
    Write an abstract that you think reflects what they did
    Read their actual abstract. (DON'T CLICK UNTIL YOU WROTE A PRACTICE ONE!!!!)
    Read Judges Comments

3) Judges Comments
    Read Problem A team manuscript and Prob. B team manuscript and judges comments prob a prob b

4) Population Modeling handout

Other Web Resources

Past Comap Problems
Search for more comap pages from other schools
Is COMAP website downforeveryoneorjustforme ?


 
Previous Physics Participants
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EOU has been competing since the early 1990's.  Two of the advisors and an "Outstanding" student, all from the 1990s, host teams for Carroll College in Montana. The list below is not exhaustive.  Some of the EOU COMAP problem solutions can be found in the online version of the Eastern Oregon Science Journal.
Year
Students
Finish
Problem
Advisor

2013
Corey Bennett
Jordan Kurina
Lacey Mesia


Successful Participant


B

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2013
Nam Nguyen
Zack Grammon
Mark McDonald


Meritorious


A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2011
Jadon Herron
Rachel Burton
Alex Macavoy

Outstanding

A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2011
Vaughn Skinner
Rachelle Flynn...Celebrated Valentine's Day...
Andrew Flynn....Doing a 96 hour Math Contest!

Honorable Mention

B

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2009
Victor Bednar
Chris Mello
Adam Suminski

Successful Participant

A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2007
Philip Lusted
Parker Jones
Doug Brown

Successful Participant

B

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2006
Ihsane Bikri
Ivan Simeonov
Christopher Cox

Meritorious

B

Dr. David Allen
2005
Zach  "Luv my little Chinese girl" Goude
Voya (Vojislav) "WoodyJ" Petrovich
Jason "Rico Suave" Vielma
Meritorious
B
Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2005
Ihsane Bikri
Ivan Simeonov
Vincent Whitmore


Successful Participant

B

Dr. David Allen
2003
Todd Crutcher
Carl "$!*$%" Fahlstrom
Jason Mance
Honorable Mention
B
Dr. Anthony A. Tovar
2003
Todd Kaneshiro
Steve Nord
Will Peale

Honorable Mention
C
Dr. Jeffrey Woodford

2002
Garhan Attebury
Dwayne Henderson

Steve Nord

Successful Participant

A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2002
Adil Aboudani
Carl A. Fahlstrom
John Melendy

Successful Participant

A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2002
Todd Kaneshiro
Audrey Oldham
Willaim Peale

Successful Participant

C

Dr. Jeffrey Woodford

2001
Jennifer Cuthbert
Misato Hayashida
Justin Rowell

  Honorable Mention

A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2001
Frisco Rose
Carl Fahlstrom
(only 2)

Successful Participant

A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

2000
Archie Crozier
Frisco Rose
Carrie Vance


Successful Participant

A

Dr. David Allen

1999

Frisco Rose


Successful Participant

A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

1999

Tim O'Connor


Honorable Mention

A

Dr. Anthony A. Tovar

1999
Brad Fritz
Tod Rogers
Tim Sorey

Meritorious

C

Dr. Richard Hermens

1998
Kelly Cline
Kacee Giger
Tim O'Connor

Outstanding

A

Dr. Mark Parker

1997
Robert Bynum
Kelly Cline
Jennifer Conklin

Honorable Mention

A

Dr. Mark Parker

1996
Kelly Cline
Noel Peden
Mark Pomeroy

Successful Participant

A

Dr. Mark Parker



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