Student Success

U of L Computer Programming Team

A team of University of Lethbridge computer science and mathematics students has won the 2013 Rocky Mountain Regional Programming Contest, earning the right to compete at an international competition in Ekaterinburg, Russia in June, 2014.

The University of Lethbridge team of Farshad Barahimi (1st year, MSc Computer Science), Darcy Best (2nd year, MSc Mathematics) and Chris Martin (4th year, BSc Computer Science) bested 39 other teams representing schools from Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Nevada, New Mexico, Idaho, Montana, Alberta and Saskatchewan at the regional portion of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) contest. It is the first time a U of L team has won the regional competition.