Amirkabir University of Technology

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History

Introduction

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has begun to work since 1947. The Association started to hold International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) at 1977. This Competition gradually became more important and universities all over the world began to participate at it. See growth of the competition below.


ICPC in Iran

West Asian Regional Contest has been held since 1999. This regional contest is held every year in Tehran hosted by Sharif University of Technology.
Amirkabir University of Technology has accomplished to advance for the world final in 7 years out of the whole 9 years.


2007-2008

West Asian Regional Contest is held with 89 teams at this year. Regarding to the past years,Amirkabir UT had 4 teams in this competition. Amirkabir UT also had 3 teams in top 11 teams (ranked 3, 9, 10) which was a significant result for our university.

Ranked 3
Team Name: Dreamers United
Coach: Seyyed Mostafa Arefiyan Khalilabad
Team Members:
Hadi Moshayedi
Hossein Azizpour
Mohammad Reza Khani
Ranked 9
Team Name: Guided Missile
Coach: Seyyed Mostafa Arefiyan Khalilabad
Team Members:
Amin Reza Gholami
Amir Ali Fayyazi
Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Seyyed Razizadeh Zavieh
Ranked 10
Team Name: Happy PMP
Coach: Ali Sharifrazavian
Team Members:
Pooya Zafar Asadollahpoor
Mohammad Javad Rezayee Seraji
Pouria Alimirzaee
Ranked 27
Team Name: CEIT Newbies
Coach: Ali Sharifrazavian
Team Members:
Arashk Khezri Nejad
Erfan Sadeghi Azar
Mehrab Norouzitallab

Dreamers United team composed of Hadi Moshayedi, Hossein Azizpour, and Mohammad Reza Khani and coached by Mostafa Arefiyan Khalilabad achieved 3rd rank qualified for the world final. Moreover, other teams from Sharif UT, Computer Science Department of Tehran University, and Nanyang University also qualified for world final from Tehran Site which for the first time had been granted more other 3 teams as wildcards.
In April 2008, 32th ACM/ICPC was held from a field of 6700 teams from 83 countries representing 1821 in University of Alberta, Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Canada. Unfortunately, Canadian embassy refused to issue Amirkabir UT and Tehran University visas on time so the only Iranian team at that year was Sharif UT which by solving 6 problems accomplished to win 13th place. St. Petersburg University of IT, Mechanics, and Optics by solving 8 problems was the champion.


2006-2007

87 teams participated in West Asian Regional Contest at 2007 season. There were 4 teams from our University at that year with 3 teams in top 11 teams (ranked 3, 10, 11).

Ranked 3
Team Name: Dreamers United
Coach: Arash Rahimi
Team Members:
Hadi Moshayedi
Hossein Azizpour
Mohammad Reza Khani
Ranked 10
Team Name: Kavir
Coach: Mostafa Arefian Khalilabad
Team Members:
Arman Sarrafi
Seyed Mohammad Hossein Seyedrazizadeh
Sobhan Naderi Parizi
Ranked 11
Team Name: bah molnaz!
Coach: Babak Behsaz
Team Members:
Bahar Ameree
Golnaz Ghiasi
Moloud Shahbazi
Ranked 16
Team Name: CEIT Newbies
Coach: Ali Sharifrazavian
Team Members:
Amin Hassani
AminReza Gholami
Jaber Nickpayam

Dreamers United composed of Hadi Moshayedi, Hossein Azizpour, and Mohammad Reza Khani coached by Babak Behsaz achieving 3rd rank qualified for the world final. Moreover, some teams from Sharif UT, and Nanyang University (achieving respectively 2nd and 3rd rank) also qualified for the world final from Tehran Site.
From 6,099 teams selected from 1,756 universities in 82 countries competing at 205 sites and hundreds more competing at preliminary contests worldwide, eighty-eight teams of students competed for bragging rights and prizes at The 31st Annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals sponsored by IBM on March 15, 2007, and hosted by ACM Japan Chapter and IBM Tokyo Research Lab. Sharif UT by solving 5 problems and Amirkabir UT by solving 4 problems accomplished to win 14th and 26th place respectively.


Here is the finalranklist.
2005-2006

There were 74 teams In West Asian Regional Contest. Unfortunately, our teams couldn’t advance to world final at this year. Our best team was KuPellakeS composed of Pezhman Toghia, Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Razizade Zavie and Seyyed Mostafa Arefiyan achieving 11th place. One team from Sharif UT and one team form Shahid Beheshti Universtiy advanced to the world final.

Ranked 11
Team Name: KuPellaKeS
Coach: Babak Behsaz
Team Members:
Pezhman Toghia
Seyed Mohammad Hossein Seyed Razizadeh
Seyyed Mostafa Arefiyan Khalilabad
Ranked 18
Team Name: Rukello
Coach: Babak Behsaz
Team Members:
Arman Sarrafi
Golnaz Ghiasi
Hadi Moshayedi
Ranked 22
Team Name: Fluffy
Coach: Babak Behsaz
Team Members:
Mohammad Mehdi MirzaeiPour
Mohammad Tourk Ilmaz
Peyman Shojaei
Ranked 29
Team Name: After Eight
Coach: Mohammad Tavakoli Ghinani
Team Members:
Aida Nematzadeh Chekoudar
Reihaneh Rabbany Khorasgani
Sara Hadjimoradlou

2004-2005

There were 72 teams in West Asian Regional Contest. SeKallePuk from our University advanced to the world final composed of Hame Gheibi, Mohammad Tavakoli Ghinani, and Saman Amirpour. There was another team from Sharif UT which advanced to the world final at this year.

Ranked 3
Team Name: seKallePuk
Coach: Arash Rahimi
Team Members:
Haamed Gheibi
Mohammad Tavakoli Ghinani
Saman Amirpour Amraii
Ranked Honorable Mention
Team Name: Faanoos
Coach: Arash Rahimi
Team Members:
Arman Sarrafi
Behnam Esfahbod
Kaveh Ghassemlou
Ranked Honorable Mention
Team Name: DoNafaroNesfi
Coach: Arash Rahimi
Team Members:
Adrin Jalali Khooshahr
Hamid Houshyarifard
Mohammad Reza Jooyandeh Roodsari
Ranked Honorable Mention
Team Name: Three Good Apples
Coach: Arash Rahimi
Team Members:
Golnaz Ghiasi
Hossein Azizpour
Reihaneh Rabbany Khorasgani

World final was held in Pudong, China at this year. Both Amirkabir UT team and Sharif UT teams by solving 5 problems ranked 17th. Shanghai Jiao Tong University team by solving 8 problems was the champion.



Here is the final rank list.
2003-2004

There were 63 teams in West Asian Regional Contest. SekallePuk from our university by achiving 4th place advanced to the world final. It composed of Hamed Gheibi, Babak Behsaz, and Saman Amirpour. There also were one team from Sharif UT and one team from Seoul National Universtiy who advanced to the world final.

Ranked 4
Team Name: seKallePuk
Coach: Vahid Ghafarpour
Team Members:
Haamed Gheibi
Babak Behsaz
Saman Amirpour Amraei
Ranked 10
Team Name: X
Coach: Vahid Ghafarpour
Team Members:
Hamide Vosoughpour Yazdchi
Mohsen Izadi
Arash Rahimi
Ranked 15
Team Name: Fanux
Coach: Vahid Ghafarpour
Team Members:
Behnam Esfahbod
Kaveh Ghasemlou
Mohammad Reza Jooyandeh

From 3,150 teams selected from 1,411 universities in 75 countries competing at 127 sites and hundreds more competing at preliminary contests worldwide, seventy-three teams of students competed for bragging rights and prizes at The 28th Annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals sponsored by IBM on March 31, 2004, and hosted at the Obecni Dum, Prague by Czech Technical University in Prague. 
At this Competition Amirkabir UT has been placed at 27th rank and Sharif UT became honorable Mention. St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics was the champion.
Here is the final rank list.


2002-2003

There were 30 teams in West Asian Regional Contest. Finally, Minerva from our university by achieving 4th Place advanced to the world final. Another team who advanced to the world final was Hamine from Sharif UT.
Arash Rahimi, Babak Behsaz, and Hamide Vosugh Pour were the members of Minerva. Unfortunately, our team and Sharif UT couldn’t get their visas this year. Warsaw University was the champion.


2001-2002

There were 94 teams in West Asian Regional Contest. Moreover there were 6 teams from our University. Finally, Minerva from our university achieving 7th Place advanced to the world final. Another team who advanced to the world final was Sharif Seniors from Sharif UT.

Ranked 7
Team Name: Minerva
Coach: Shahab Javanmardy
Team Members:
Arash Rahimi
Babak Behsaz
Hamideh Vosoughpour
Ranked 9
Team Name: Nemesis
Coach: Shahab Javanmardy
Team Members:
Hamed Gheibi
Mohsen Izadi
Vahid Ghafarpour
Ranked 12
Team Name: Avada Kedavra
Coach: Shahab Javanmardy
Team Members:
Koosha Paridel
Pooya Jaferian
Saman Amirpour
Ranked 18
Team Name: ABCs
Coach: Seyyed Vahid Mahmoodi Hashemi
Team Members:
Bahareh Esfahbod MirHosseinzadeh
Seyyed Vahid Mahmoodi Hashemi
Sara Ramezani Khorshid Doost

Arash Rahimi, Babak Behsaz, and Hamide Vosugh Pour were the members of Minerva. Unfortunately, our team and Sharif UT couldn’t get their visas this year. Warsaw University was the champion.


2000 – 2001

There were 83 teams in West Asian Regional Contest. Unfortunately, Amirkabir UT couldn’t advance to the world final at this year. Matrix achieving 1st Place from Sharif UT and Ferdowsi 1 achieving 5th place advanced to the world final. Sepeher achieving 6th Place and RedHat achieving 10th place were out teams.
In world final Sharif UT by solving 5 problems accomplished to win 9th Place and for the first time in Iran got Bronze Medal. Ferdosi University became Honorable Mention. Finally, St.Petersburg State University by solving 6 problems was the champion for the second time consequently.


1999 – 2000

There were 78 teams in West Asian Regional Contest which was the first time in Iran. Amirkabir UT team number one by solving 4 problems with better penalty comparing with Iran University of Science and Technology advanced to the world final. Moreover, one of the Sharif UT teams by solving 8 problems became the champion and advanced to the world final. Sara Ramezani, Vahid Ghaffarpour, and Vahid Hashemi were team members of our University.
Sixty teams of students from 2,400 teams representing universities and colleges in six continents competed for bragging rights, prizes, and the opportunity to advance to the World Finals of The 24th Annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest sponsored by IBM. The 2000 ACM World Finals was held on March 18, 2000, at Orlando, Florida.


Both Amirkabir UT and Sharif UT became Honorable Mention and St. Petersburg State University was Champion.