Our schoolmate compatriot living in the United States won the Mathematical Olympiad
Our compatriot, 6th grade student Emil Ahmadov, who studied at Chippewa High School in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, achieved great success at the “MATHCOUNTS” Mathematical Olympiad.
For the first time, Emil Ahmadov participated in the “MATHCOUNTS” Mathematical Olympiad, which is traditionally held in the United States every year in three stages (inter-school, intercity and interstate). Our compatriot, who achieved high results in the Olympiad, was awarded the State Certificate of Excellence, thus gained the first place at his school, the first four in St. Paul, and the first six among 70 students (grades 6-8) in Minnesota. Emil Ahmadov's goal is to become one of the four mathematical geniuses who will qualify for the National “MATHCOUNTS” and reach the finals in the United States.
It should be noted that Emil Ahmadov is the son of University of Minnesota professor Anar Ahmadov. Another student, who competed in the team led by Professor Ahmadov this year, was first in Minnesota and qualified for the National MATHCOUNTS.
As the leadership and staff of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora, we congratulate our school compatriot Emil Ahmadov and Professor Anar Ahmadov, and wish both our compatriots success in their future endeavors.
It should be noted that, Anar Ahmadov, who was born in the Jabrayil region and graduated from Baku State University with a degree in mechanics and mathematics, moved to the United States in 1996. Our compatriot, who also graduated from California State University, received his doctorate in mathematics in 2006. From 2006 to 2019, he worked as a scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Harvard University, the University of Zurich in Switzerland and the University of Vienna in Austria, and made a number of contributions to the science of mathematics. Anar Ahmadov was awarded the highest scientific awards of the prestigious Simons and Sloan foundations in the United States.