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NUS High School Wins Foo Kean Pew Memorial Prize in Singapore Mathematics Project Festival 2014

The Singapore Mathematics Project Festival (SMPF) was inaugurated by the Singapore Mathematical Society in 2001 in recognition of the fact that creative and innovative work in mathematics may best be reflected in project work wherein ideas may be thoroughly explored and carried through from start to finish.  The Society received a donation from Mr Foo Fook Lian to establish the Foo Kean Pew Memorial Prizes which are awarded to projects adjudged to be the best in the respective sections of the Festival.

Our Results:

NUS High School won 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze, 2 Honourable Mentions. They also won the Foo Kean Pew Memorial Prize (Senior Section).

Junior Section

 

Award

Project Title

Students

Teacher supervisor

Gold

Optimal Strategy Usage via Geometric Figures

Clarence Chew Xuan Da

Chai Ming Huang

Silver

Josephus Problem: It's history, Generalizations and Extensions

Chan Wayde, 
Chen Pang Yen Byron, 
Quek Sze Long

Jiang Zewei

Bronze 

The Chicken McNugget Theorem

Matthew Fan Xin Yu

Chai Ming Huang

Honorable Mention

Mastermind Strategy

Zach Soh Ger Yi,
Keith Loi Jun Xian

Jiang Zewei

 

 

Senior Section

Award
Project Title
Students
Teacher supervisor
Gold
Foo Kean Pew Memorial Prize
Tromino Covering
Liu Hang, 
Surya Mathialagan, 
Pek Yu-Xuan Sean
Goh Shu Liang
Bronze
Angel Problem in a Hexagon
Ren Yuhua, 
Choi Yun Young, 
Lin Shao Yun
Chia Vui Leong
Honorable Mention
The Mathematics of Football Formations
Shashvat Shukla, 
Park Sang Jun, 
Troy Duncan Tanudjaja
Chia Vui Leong


 

More information could be found on this website:

http://sms.math.nus.edu.sg/Festival/Festival.aspx#Intro