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

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Jay Yuan
Tech Lead Manager at Uber

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Anthony Chong
CEO of IKASI

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Zach Rivkin
Chief of Staff of 8VC

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Claire Ralph
Professor of Computer Science

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Grace Park
Software Engineer at Google

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Peter Cuy
Software Engineer at Google

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Theo Strinopolous
Software Engineer at Google

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Tyson Mao
Founder of Hadron Labs

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Ashish Mahabal
Senior Computational Scientist in Astrophysics

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Rosemary Macedo
Director of Research at Hightree Advisors

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Irene Wang
Software Engineer at Facebook

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Cathy Ma
Software Engineer at Facebook

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Archan Luhar
Software Engineer at Facebook

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Aaron Feldman
Software Engineer at Facebook

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Ryan Batterman
Software Engineer at Facebook

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Robert Eng
Software Engineer at Affinity

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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!