Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:00pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
  • Gates Hillman Centers
  • ASA Conference Room 6115
  • Hack the Future
Career Presentation

Win Prizes. See your idea come to life!  Don't miss out!

Making Innovation to Society Real

  • Calling innovative minds to solve, build, & create!
  • Your chance to make ideas real is now!
  • 6-month sponsored research contract for up to $140K for the winning team idea!


Calling innovative minds with a passion for solving, building, and creating software-related projects! Siemens FutureMakers Challenge: Making Innovation to Society Real is a 24-hour hackathon with a 2-hour presentation/judging period following the event. Computer programmers, graphic designers, interface designers, project managers, and other tech-savvy individuals involved in software development will collaborate intensively on software projects. And, all first, second, and third place team members will receive prizes!

At Carnegie Mellon University, Hackathon participants will be working on projects related to the following theme: Design, Verification and Manufacturing using AI. This theme includes all aspects of AI to empower designs that are better than crafted by humans and to build intelligent products and production systems that are more reliable than engineered by humans.

  • Teams of 2-5 students (must include at least 1 PhD student) from the university will build and demonstrate their project immediately following the event.
  • Team projects will be judged based on the following criteria: Technology (25%), theme (45%), business (20%), presentation (5%), and populous vote (5%).

Kick-off presentation/overview:  Thursday, 12 April - 4:00-5:30 pm, ASA Conference Room - Gates Hillman 6115 (bring questions!)


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