Cornell University is one of only 21 universities from the United States that have earned the opportunity to compete in 34th Annual World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM this year. More than 22,000 students, representing 1,931 universities from around the globe, battled for a coveted World Finals spot during the regional portion of the competition this fall. Only 103 teams of three students will head to Harbin, February 1-5, 2010 where the contest will be hosted by Harbin Engineering University (HEU). Cornell's team members are: Yun Jiang [1st year PhD, CS], Jiaqi Zhai [Unaffiliated/ENGR, sophomore], and Jong Hwi Lee [CS/ENG, senior].

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