Hengtian employee, SSZJTC Student Won TopCoder Collegiate Challenge in San Diego
Ninghai Huang, an employee of HengTian Software Ltd., or better known by his TopCoder handle, “PE,” took first place in the 2006 TopCoder Collegiate Challenge held in San Diego, California, USA. The event was held from November 15 to Novemeber17th, 2006.  The tournament challenges applicants to develop software programs within short time periods.  The competition is categorized into three areas: component design, algorithm design and component development.  Ninghai won the top prize in the component development track and earned USD$15,000. This was the first onsite appearance for Ninghai and he submitted two out of three winning development challenges. Ninghai Huang is a student of Zhejiang University and a part time employee of HengTian Software Ltd. He is working at State Street Zhejiang Technology Center at the time of the competition. About TopCoder, Inc. TopCoder is the recognized leader in identifying, evaluating and mobilizing effective software development resources. Through its proprietary programming competitions and rating system, TopCoder recognizes and promotes the abilities of the best programmers around the world. TopCoder Software harnesses the talent of these developers to design, develop and deploy software through its revolutionary competitive development methodology. TopCoder's methodology emphasizes thorough specification and design, distributed development using reusable components, and a rigorous quality assurance review process and results in higher quality, lower cost software solutions than traditional software development methodologies. For more information about sponsoring TopCoder Events, recruiting TopCoder members and utilizing TopCoder Software, visit www.topcoder.com. TopCoder is a registered trademark of TopCoder, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
About Hengtiansoft
Hengtian is a technology services company in Hangzhou, China, an alliance among State Street Corporation, Insigma Technology (a Global Outsourcing 100 Company) and Zhejiang University (A Top Three University in China). Hengtian is dedicated to providing reliable and professional IT services and products for companies at home and abroad. The company offers enterprises customized software development services and IT products and solutions in relation to finance, manufacturing, and retailing, to name a few.