San Marcos, TX - May 14, 2010
Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camp (HSMC) student Max Wimberley received a Second Award
in the Mathematical Sciences category of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
(ISEF), held May 9-14. The award includes a $1,500 scholarship. Max, an Austin student, has attended the Mathworks summer math camps since middle school, beginning with the Junior Summer Math Camp.
Max worked on his project with Millie Shi (of Sugar Land, TX) during their time at the 2009 HSMC. Their project, "Creating and Deducing Structure using Domination Numbers in Permutation Graphs," was mentored by Dr. Weizhen Gu of the Texas State University math department.
Mathworks is a math education center at Texas State University – San Marcos with core programs of Summer Math Camps, Teacher Training and Curriculum Development. The Mathworks Junior Summer Math Camp and Honors Summer Math Camp are nationally recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. For more information about the camps, and other Mathworks programs, see www.txstate.edu/mathworks.
About the Intel ISEF
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the world's largest pre-college science fair competition. Each year, more than 6 million young scientists from around the world vie to attend and 1,500 are selected as finalists to compete in the ISEF and share ideas, showcase cutting edge ideas and compete for over $4 million in awards and scholarships.