The Hackathon was a success! Sixteen students from various majors competed in six teams.

Below are the teams/projects and prize winners:

Raspberry Pi  
(Dana Sirota    Hannah Flamme)
(Musab Almodrra    Jihyun Yang    Viktoria Kungle)    
Gotta GAN Them All 
(Kai Nichols    Colton Kohnke)        
Let’s Classify this Bread 
(Amanda Lam    Brendan McDonnell    Adam Stogsdill    Victoria Polda)
(Natalie Kalin    Erica West    Ryan Friedman)    
(Hoang Tran    Julian Liu)        

First place: MinesPark

Second place: Gotta GAN Them All

Third place: Let’s Classify this Bread

Fourth place: Raspberry Pi

Best Presentation and Most Ambitious: MinesPark

Most Reproducible: Raspberry Pi

Most Creative: Gotta GAN Them All

Best Speaker: Jihyun Yan

Most Helpful: Viktoria Kungel


Friday October 25th (Brown Building 316A)

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Introduction of DAA and Hackathon rules and projects

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Participant mixer – teaming up and settling on a project/goal

2:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Brainstorm and hack!

7:00 PM: Dinner at Mines Market

12:00 AM: Participants encouraged to leave

Saturday October 26th (Marquez 122)

7:30 AM: Breakfast burritos provided!

9:00 – 9:30 AM: One slide 5-minute team updates

9:30 – 1:00 PM: More hacking.

12:00 PM: Lunch provided

1:00 – 3:30 PM: Hack!

4:30 PM: Teams give 10 minute project presentations

5:30-5:45 PM: Award voting by judges and participants

5:45 PM: Prizes awarded followed by a reception!

Unofficial Prize Pool

First place team $600
Second place team $250
Third place team $150
Best presentation (team) 4 Yubikeys
Best speaker (individual)1 Bluetooth speaker
Most helpful (individual)1 Sphero robot
Most reproducible project (team)1 netrunner boardgame
Most creative project (team)4 mouse pads
Most ambitious project (team)4 gaming mice