Lehigh University's Premiere Hackathon

LehighHacks is Lehigh University's first hackathon. Occuring over 24 hours from March 31st to April 1st at Lehigh’s Mountaintop Campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, students will be working with technologies from our corporate partners to disrupt industries like the Internet of Things, Financial Technologies and Social Apps. 

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Eligibility

Teams of no more than 4 people who are over the age of 18 years as of March 31st, 2016 may submit hacks for the judges' consideration. 

Requirements

Create your project, submit your project on Devpost and pitch your project to our judges! In order to be eligible to win a prize, you must pitch your project at the close of hacking.

Judges

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John Savage
VP of Data Science at Medidata Solutions

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Reha Tutuncu
AQR Capital

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Joyce Shen
Director of Emerging Technologies at Thomson Reuters

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Sharad Kumar
CTO at Knowledgent

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Bruce Taggart
Lehigh CIO/VP for LTS at Lehigh University

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Ed Knapp
VP of Engineering at Qualcomm

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Aptitude
    How technically challenging was this app? Did you have to come up with an innovative or clever way to overcome a challenge you ran into during the building process?
  • Creativity
    Does this app achieve something novel and innovative? Does it address an older problem in a new way?
  • Usefulness
    What problem does this help address? Would people use this on an everyday basis?