The University of Jordan, represented by the Department of Mathematics / School of Science, won the first place in the third mathematics Olympiad of Jordanian Universities held at the Hashemite University on Wednesday, 14/11/2018. The Hashemite University received second place and Al Al Bayt won third place with the participation of (12) Jordan, Hashemite, Al-Bayt, Mu'tah, Al-Hussein Bin Talal, Philadelphia, Balqa, Tafila, Zarqa, Jarash, Jadra and Irbid.
The first mathematics Olympiad competitions were launched in 2016 at Al-Hussein Bin Talal University in order to enhance the knowledge communication among Jordanian university students and contribute to creating real competition among distinguished students in Jordanian universities. This year, competitions were held between the participating university teams and on three levels. The first level consists of (18) questions, and then the highest (6) universities qualify to the second level, which contains ten questions, and then higher qualification (3) universities to be selected first place winner by the highest number of points and the Olympic champion in mathematics.
The University of Jordan team consists of four outstanding students in mathematics to participate in the third mathematics Olympiad of Jordanian universities for the current session:
1) Bilal Ammar Al - Matbakani
2) Majd Shaher Salman
3) Yazan Zaher Mosleh
4) Duaa Mohammed Abed
Dr. Murad Abd-AlJabbar Ahmed, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics participated in this course and contributed with his colleagues in other universities in the success of the Olympic Games.