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Jongwon Lee won Simon Marais Mathematics Competition 2019

An undergraduate student, Jongwon Lee, took the first place in the Simon Marais Mathematics Competition 2019.

The completion is held annually with an aim to encourage creative mathematical problem-solving among undergraduate students attending universities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Jongwon Lee (the entering class of 2014) in the Department of Mathematical Sciences received the highest score in the individual category and won the first spot, with a cash prize of 5,000 Australian dollars.

In addition to Lee, two teams from KAIST were jointly ranked in the 7th place for the pairs competition, while the National University of Singapore held the top place in the university category.

A total of 971 students across the region participated in the competition on October 12, 2019.

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