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2015 HiMCM B:City Crime and Safety

What can we make of the massive amount of crime statistics collected in major cities? Beyond just...

2015 HiMCM A:Preventing Road Rage

Have you ever been traveling down a highway when you see one or both of these signs?In some cases...

2014 HiMCM B:The Next Plague?

In 2014, the world saw the infectious Ebola virus spreading in western Africa. Throughout human h...

2014 HiMCM A:Unloading Commuter Trains

Trains arrive often at a central Station, the nexus for many commuter trains from suburbs of larg...

2013 HiMCM B:Bank Service Problem

The bank manager is trying to improve customer satisfaction by offering better service. Managemen...

2013 HiMCM A:Emergency Medical Response

The Emergency Service Coordinator (ESC) for a county is interested in locating the county's three...

2012 HiMCM B:How Much Gas Should I Buy This Week?

Gas prices fluctuate significantly from week to week. Consumers would like to know whether to fil...

2012 HiMCM A:American Elk

Prior to the arrival of European colonization on the North American continent, the ecological bio...

2011 HiMCM B:Search and Find

Finding lost objects is not always an easy task, even when you have knowledge of a general locati...

2011 HiMCM A:Space Shuttle Problem: No More Space Shuttles

On July 21, 2011, the 135th and final US Space Shuttle landed in Florida after its 13-day mission...

2010 HiMCM B:Curbing City Violence

A regional city has had lots of problems with gangs and violence over the years. The mayor, chief...

2010 HiMCM A:Bicycle Club

Several cities in the US are starting bike share programs. Riders can pick up and drop off a bicy...

2009 HiMCM B:Tsunami ("Wipe Out!")

Recent events have reminded us about the devastating effects of distant or underwater earthquakes...

2009 HiMCM A:Water, Water Everywhere

Fresh water is the limiting constraint for development in much of the United States. Devise an ef...

2008 HiMCM B:Going Green

The United States can address its national carbon footprint in two ways: by reducing carbon dioxi...

2008 HiMCM A:National Debt and National Crisis

Mathematical modeling involves two equally important steps - building models based on real world ...

2007 HiMCM B:Car Rentals

Some people rent a car when they are going on a long trip. They are convinced they save money. Ev...

2007 HiMCM A:Smoke Alarms

Fire is one of the leading causes of accidental deaths. It is important for everyone to take ever...

2006 HiMCM B:A South Sea Island Resort

A South Sea island chain has decided to transform one of their islands into a resort. This roughl...

2006 HiMCM A:Inflation of the Parachute

A parachute is made from thin, lightweight fabric, support tapes and suspension lines. The lines ...

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