The world's best interdisciplinary hackathon - Hacktech!

The world's best interdisciplinary hackathon, held at Caltech in Pasadena, CA! Meet hackers from all over the world and create projects to solve problems at the intersections of fields ranging from education to games/entertainment using anything from hardware to machine learning, all the while having a fantastic time.

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Eligibility

Max team size: 4

Judges

Yisong Yue

Yisong Yue
Machine Learning Professor @ Caltech

Anima Anandkumar

Anima Anandkumar
Principle Scientist @ Amazon AI

Claire Ralph

Claire Ralph
Director of Outreach @ Caltech CMS

Rosemary Macedo

Rosemary Macedo
CIO @ QS Investors

Jesse Kremenak

Jesse Kremenak
Physics PhD Candidate @ University of Missouri

Vivian Zheng

Vivian Zheng
Software Engineer @ Google

Hai Mai

Hai Mai
Software Engineer @ Google

Jasmine Sears

Jasmine Sears
Research Scientist @ Facebook

Fred Zhao

Fred Zhao
Software Engineer @ Facebook

Will Yu

Will Yu
Software Engineer @ Facebook

Ryan Batterman

Ryan Batterman
Software Engineer @ Facebook

Gavy Aggarwal

Gavy Aggarwal
Software Engineer @ Facebook

Mike Qian

Mike Qian
Software Engineer @ Facebook

Judging Criteria

  • Usability
    How usable is your hack in its current state? Strive to create a functioning project even if it doesn't have a ton of features!
  • Interdisciplinary
    Does your hack combine principles from across different fields? Live up to our theme and make a hack that explore the intersection of computer science with other fields!
  • Creativity
    How creative is your hack? Try to approach the problem you are trying to solve from a novel angle!
  • Polish
    Is your hack polished? Create a hack that looks as great as it functions!