2011: Year at a Glance

2011 Challenge Problem
Colorado River Water: Good to the Last Acre-Foot

This problem asked teams to use mathematical modeling and analysis to estimate the impact of the twelve-year drought that has affected water resources and power generation in the Southwestern US. The problem called for teams to assess hydrologic implications over the next five years, while factoring in the region’s economic and political make-up.

M3 Challenge 2011 Champion

Pine View School, Team #481, Osprey, Florida

Coach: Ann Hankinson

Students: Caroline Bowman, Patrick Braga, Anthony Grebe, Alex Kiefer, Jason Oettinger

Winning Solutions

See where the winning teams are from and how they rose to the Challenge!

Judge Commentary

A judge’s thoughts on this year’s submissions and modeling in general.