WPI's annual hackathon organized by the ACM club.

Make sure you are registered at https://hack.wpi.edu

Join the Slack channel for updates and announcements.

Please read the Judging Criteria for projects.

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$3,000 in prizes

Community Hack - 1st Place

Community Hack - 2nd Place

General Hack - 1st Place

General Hack - 2nd Place

WPI Hack - 1st Place

WPI Hack - 2nd Place

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Vijay Panchakshari

Vijay Panchakshari
Enterprise Architect, Cengage

Jason Chin

Jason Chin
SVP, Engineering Operations, Cengage

Bob Mason
Managing Partner, Argon Ventures & Managing Director, Project 11

Scott Harris
Onshape Inc. – PTC: Co-Founder

Todd Keiller
Director of Technology Commercialization, WPI

Bill Desmarais

Bill Desmarais
Vice President, Business Development-Momenta Pharmaceuticals

Sarah Akbar
ACM President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Shannen Lin

Shannen Lin
ACM Hackathon Manager, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Judging Criteria

  • Project Goals
    What are the goals of this project? Are they feasible? How many of the goals have been met? Who is the target audience?
  • Technologies Used
    Did the group list the technologies used? Is there a reasoning as to why they chose a certain technology?
  • Video Demonstration
    How effective was the demonstration in helping the audience understand the project? Did the project work as intended? If applicable, does the project seem intuitive or easy to use for the target audience?
  • Retrospective
    What worked? What didn't? Were there any challenges? Are there any ways to improve the project?
  • Community Impact
    Does the group have a clear idea of the community issue they want to tackle? How much of an impact does the project have on the target community? (Note: The community impact section only applies to the Community Hack and WPI Hack categories)

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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