World Mathematics Invitational (WMI) is the first international competition founded by Taiwan. It gathers institutes and organizations worldwide that make efforts in promoting and popularizing mathematics. The competition (finals) is held in different countries every year. Through interacting with other math-loving students that represent their countries, students can expand their worldview, experience different cultures, and thus their horizon as well as their future will be broaden. WMI not only provides math-gifted students with an opportunity to participate in an international competition, but also allows the world to witness their competitive capabilities.
Origin and Development
WMI was co-founded by Mr. Kun-Lung Tsai, the president of Olympic Cultural and Education Group, and Mr. Quan Lam, the professor in University of California, Berkeley, in 2013.
WMI has gathered organizations from America, China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Nigeria, Hong Kong, Macao, and Iran that give impetus to math education and popularization.The new friends from England , Bulgaria, India, Kazakhstan, Cambodia and Myanmar participate WMI 2018.
From 2013 to 2018, the competition (finals) was held in Seoul, Korea; Taipei, Taiwan; Guilin, China; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam ;and Seoul, Korea.
1. WMI is a comprehensive competition.
Students from kindergarten to senior high school can all participate in this competition.
2. One of WMI’s traditions is to invite students from around the globe to do a research project regarding math.
The selected content will be broadcast during the competition.
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Since 2017, WMI Mini Math Creative Competition is established to encourage more students to convey math through creativity.
3. WMI is an open and fair competition.
All examination papers are graded by coaches from different countries and regions.
4. WMI Problem Committee makes great effort in designing problems that are innovative and extraordinary