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 while having a sensational time!!

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Judges

Jay Yuan

Jay Yuan
Tech Lead Manager at Uber

Anthony Chong

Anthony Chong
CEO of IKASI

Zach Rivkin

Zach Rivkin
Chief of Staff of 8VC

Claire Ralph

Claire Ralph
Professor of Computer Science

Grace Park

Grace Park
Software Engineer at Google

Peter Cuy

Peter Cuy
Software Engineer at Google

Theo Strinopolous

Theo Strinopolous
Software Engineer at Google

Tyson Mao

Tyson Mao
Founder of Hadron Labs

Ashish Mahabal

Ashish Mahabal
Senior Computational Scientist in Astrophysics

Rosemary Macedo

Rosemary Macedo
Director of Research at Hightree Advisors

Irene Wang

Irene Wang
Software Engineer at Facebook

Cathy Ma

Cathy Ma
Software Engineer at Facebook

Archan Luhar

Archan Luhar
Software Engineer at Facebook

Aaron Feldman

Aaron Feldman
Software Engineer at Facebook

Ryan Batterman

Ryan Batterman
Software Engineer at Facebook

Robert Eng

Robert Eng
Software Engineer at Affinity

Chen Chang

Chen Chang
Software Engineer at Google

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!