Sharif University of Technology ranked 15th among 118 top teams participating at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals 2015 in Marrakech, Morocco. The teams advanced to the world finals this year were selected among 38,000 contestants from 2,534 universities competing at 459 sites worldwide.
During the contest, 13 challenging problems were given to the teams, and the team from Sharif University of Technology managed to solve 8 problems, performing equal to Harvard University and Carnegie Mellon University, and outperforming many other top teams, including Stanford University and the University of Maryland, both with 5 problems solved.
Three other Iranian teams competed in the contest. The University of Tehran solved 4 problems, and Shahid Beheshti University and Yazd University both finished with only 1 problem solved.