The West Coast's Premier Interdisciplinary Hackathon!

Hacktech is the West Coast's premier interdisciplinary hackathon! 500 of the nations best programmers, engineers, and scientists will collaborate to make innovative projects in 36-hours!

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Judges

Yisong Yue

Yisong Yue
Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences & Machine Learning Researcher at Caltech

Wen Hsieh

Wen Hsieh
General Partner at KPCB

Anthony Chong

Anthony Chong
CEO of StatSketch & Director of Caltech Alumni Board

Max Horton

Max Horton
Targeting Team Engineer at Facebook

Archan Luhar

Archan Luhar
Account Access Team Engineer at Facebook

Tom McGovern

Tom McGovern
Managing Director at Idealab

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 streamlined hack that looks as great as it functions!