Brazil, Romania, and Ukraine score high in Imagine Cup 2012

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Brazilian, Romanian, and Ukrainian students scored top positions in the Microsoft sponsored Imagine Cup 2012 event held in Sydney, Australia earlier this month. The Imagine Cup event is a world-wide student event competition. Since 2003 358,000 students have participated representing 183 countries.  The theme this year was “Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems.”

There were 7 categories of challenges including Software Design, Game Design, and IT Challenge.  Romanian students scored 1st place in the IT Challenge, and 2nd place in the Windows Azure Challenge.  Students were from Romanian-American University of Bucharest, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, and Babes Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca.

Ukraine scored 1st place in Software Design and 2nd place in Windows Metro Style App.  Brazil showed the most impressive winnings in 3 different 1st place positions: Kinect Fun Labs, Windows Metro Style App, and Windows Azure.  Kudos to all  participating students!

Thanks to George Lazar for his contribution to this post.