The 2018 edition of the
UI Undergraduate Math Contest was held Saturday, February 17, 2018.
The winner was **Jiacheng Liu**, a Sophomore in
Computer Science and newcomer to the contest scene.
**Ziyi Chen**, a Junior in
Mathematics and winner of the 2017 UI Mock Putnam Exam,
and **Zhihan Xiong**,
tied for second place.

The UI Undergraduate Math Contest is the longest-running, and most prestigious, local math contest. It is part of an extensive program of math contests and related activities offered at the UI that includes training sessions and practice contests in the fall; several local math contests with attractive prize purses; and opportunities to participate in prestigious national and international competitions, including the William Lowell Putnam Competition, the Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest, and the Mathematical Contest in Modeling.

The contest program is organized by Professors **A.J. Hildebrand**
and **Timur Oikhberg**.

Contest problems and solutions are available at the links below.

- Problems from the 2018
UI Undergraduate Math Contest

Solutions - Problems and solutions from past contests.
- Past winners of the U of I Undergraduate Math Contest.