Hack@CEWIT: Machine Learning, Blockchain, Security, and Social Impact. President's Day Weekend 2020, Stony Brook University

Calling All Hackers, Builders & Innovators,

Hack@CEWIT is back at for it's fourth annual hackathon at the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) at Stony Brook University! In partnership with our friends at Major League Hacking and Softheon, this year's theme is Machine Learning, Blockchain, Security, and Social Impact.

Join us for President's Day weekend, February 14-16, 2020, to improve your skills, learn new programs, and meet fellow hackers and industry gurus while competing for over $5K in prizes!

Interested in hacking, partnering, or have questions for our team? Visit hack.cewit.org or contact us at hack@cewit.org. Check out the 2019 recap

See you at Hack@CEWIT!

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Eligibility

All currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. Valid student ID required at check-in. Max 4 per team.

Requirements

All hacks must be submitted by 9:00am on Sunday, February 16th!

Judges

Jonathan Gottfried

Jonathan Gottfried
Founder, Major League Hacking

Fan Ye

Fan Ye
Director, Communications & Devices Division, CEWIT

Richard McKenna

Richard McKenna
Professor, Stony Brook University

JP Pennisi

JP Pennisi
Director of Engineering, Softheon

Eidan Jacob

Eidan Jacob
Software Engineer, Softheon

Scott Herskovitz

Scott Herskovitz
CEO, Qosina

Chris Kowalewski

Chris Kowalewski
Senior Software Engineer, Zebra Technology

Jeff Naujok

Jeff Naujok
Director of Research, Development, and Strategic Initiatives, Payfone

Ryan Behan

Ryan Behan
VP, Engineering & Principal Architect, Netsmart

Matthew Gelman

Matthew Gelman
Software Architect, Netsmart

Wan Li

Wan Li
Principal Architect, Netsmart

Frank Jacovino

Frank Jacovino
CEO, IPVideo

Daniel Holewienko

Daniel Holewienko
Executive Director, Henry Schein

Michelle Huber

Michelle Huber
Manager, Global Innovation Center, Henry Schein

Peter Birdsall

Peter Birdsall
Director of Software Engineering, Viacom

Amanda D'Aquila

Amanda D'Aquila
Coordinator, Software Engineering, Viacom

Steven Wong

Steven Wong
Lead Programmer/Analyst, Stony Brook University Police

Paul Fodor

Paul Fodor
Professor, Stony Brook University

Judging Criteria

  • Criteria I: Innovation
    Innovation - The most innovative apps are new concepts that solve a problem in a unique way with new features.
  • Criteria II: User Interface / User Experience
    User Interface / User Experience - The best apps are intuitive, visually appealing, and designed for the intended user
  • Criteria III: Overall Quality
    Overall Quality - The best apps are aligned with system design and software engineering best practices and are well polished.
  • Criteria IV: Technical Complexity
    Technical Complexity - The best apps have a sophisticated design.
  • Criteria V: Quality of Pitch / Project Impact
    Quality of Pitch / Project Impact - The best apps have a clear business potential or broad impact (e.g., social, educational, etc.).

themes

  • Machine Learning/ AI
  • Cybersecurity
  • Social Good