General information:

NTU Mathematics Competitions began in 2007 when the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences decided to send a team to the International Mathematics Competitions for University Students (IMC). It was the idea of our student Yudis Mulyadi and would like to give him credit for that. Dr Fedor Duzhin has been in charge of the competitions since then.

In 2007 and 2008, the NTU mathematics competition was used to select the IMC team. However, in 2009 we separated the two events - the internal competition for NTU student and the training camp, where the team members are selected by a series of 4 very hard exams.

In 2009 we named our competition after Leonard Euler. There is always an Euler-themed problem since then and we try to hold it around the 15th of April, which is Euler's birthday.

Main contact: Dr Fedor Duzhin,

For NTU students: if you're interested in participating in maths competitions, a good idea is to take the course MH9000 - Mathematical Problem Solving. Here you can find the blog of the course with all assignments. 


We would like to thank the following people who helped in training our students and going with them to the IMC:
Dr Nikolai Gravin - now a researcher at Microsoft Labs in Boston.
Dr Henk Hollmann
Ms Hou Xiaolu - a project officer at NTU
Mr Leonard Huang - now a Ph.D. student at University of Kansas
Mr Nguyen Luu Danh - a Ph.D. student at UCLA.
Prof Dmitrii Pasechnik (now at Oxford University).
Mr Dmitrii Shiryaev - now a Ph.D. student at NTU
Prof Sinai Robins
Mr Xia Bingxing - a Ph.D. student at NTU (former IMC participant)
Mr Chan Swee Hong - a Ph.D. student at Cornell University (former IMC participant)
Mr Poh Wencin - a project officer at NTU (former IMC participant)
Mr Wu Jiajun - a project officer at NTU (former IMC participant)

A big thank you for our administration who supported this activity:
Prof Bernhard Schmidt
Prof Chee Yeow Meng
Prof Chan Song Heng
Prof Ling San
Prof Wang Huaxiong
Prof Xing Chaoping


  • Training camp for the IMC We are going to organize a training camp for the International Mathematics Competition. The tentative time table is:Week 1 (warm-up): ): 30 May – 3 June, Week 2 (tutorials): 6 ...
    Posted May 6, 2016, 2:45 AM by Fedor Duzhin
  • Euler Math Competition 2016 The Euler Math Competition was held on 12 Mar 2016. Below are the questions. The closing ceremony with prizes and pizza will be held on 15 Apr in NTU SPMS ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2016, 2:18 AM by Fedor Duzhin
  • IMC 2015 Congratulations to the NTU team on the International Mathematics Competition for University Students:Ms Tan Pin Lin (MATH year 1) - 2nd prizeMr Johan Christnata (MAFI year 4) - 2nd prize
    Posted Aug 1, 2015, 11:38 PM by Fedor Duzhin
  • Euler 2015 has ended Congratulations to the winners:1) Lim Jeck (Singapore Army)1) Li Yao'an (NUS)3) Yap Jit Wu (Singapore Army)Unfortunately an epidemic of deadlines, illnesses, meetings, and insomnia struck ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2015, 3:41 AM by Fedor Duzhin
  • IMC 2014 The NTU team for the IMC 2014 is:Mr Johan Christnata, MAS year 3, pure mathematics track.Ms Huang Ying, MAEC, year 2.Ms Yang Donglei, MAS year 3, business ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2014, 8:37 PM by Fedor Duzhin
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