In this year’s competition 81 teams submitted
papers for judging. 24 teams selected “Problem
A - Volcanism on Super-Earths” and 57 teams selected “Problem B - Table Tennis
For Problem A, the Gold Medal Winning Team was:
Team 449: Yanrong Li, Yihe Tang, & Xiwa Deng
Institution: Shanghai Jiao Tong
Team Advisor: Mateusz Krzyzosiak
The 2012 Problem A Gold Medal Winning Paper: "Volcanism on Super-Earths"
problem B, the Gold Medal Winning Team was:
Team 414: Gabriel Loke Zi Jie, Lim Rong Sheng, & Tan Tee
Institution: National University of Singapore
Advisor: Chang Sheh Lit
The 2012 Problem B Gold Medal Winning Paper: "Table Tennis Ball Sizes"
Of the 81 paper submitted in the 2012 University
Physics Competition, 2 teams (2.5%) were ranked as Gold Medal Winners, 14 teams
(17%) were ranked as Silver Medal Winners, 23 teams (28%) were ranked as Bronze
Medal Winners, and 42 teams (52%) were ranked as Accomplished Competitors.
We extend our sincerest congratulations to each of
the 81 competing teams for their excellent work and their enthusiasm for
Kelly S. Cline
Carroll College; Helena, MT
Director of the 2012 University Physics