OHIO 2014

OHIO 2014

To foster a tech culture amongst students at Ohio State and cultivate technical talent in Columbus and the Ohio region, “OHI/O” — Ohio State’s Second Annual Hackathon and programming contest was held Friday October 3rd 2014 through Sunday October 5th 2014. Over 200 undergraduate and graduate student programmers built working software and demonstrate it to a live audience of students, faculty, and representatives from tech companies. Students competed for over $5000 in prizes and will be judged on categories including technical difficulty, creativity, usefulness, and presentation.

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Arnab Nandi

October 05, 2014
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  1. OHI/O 2014 OHIO STATE’S SECOND ANNUAL HACKATHON #hackohio

  2. Hi, I’m Arnab Nandi •  Assistant Professor, Computer Science &

    Engineering •  Interactive Data Systems Group •  Big Data Analytics •  Database Systems •  Next-gen Query Interfaces •  Research papers, videos, and more at http://interact.osu.edu
  3. Hi, I’m Meris Mandernach •  Associate Professor, University Libraries • 

    Research Commons •  Services and collaborative space for the research lifecycle •  http://library.osu.edu/researchcommons •  Workshops: now through Spring 2015 •  Space coming soon: January 2016
  4. What is a Hackathon? Figure it out / learn along

    the way! idea working software (or hardware) short span of time Needs to work, but doesn’t need to be perfect! Make new friends (possibly co-founders!) (peer learning)
  5. History of the OSU Hackathon •  Let’s make it a

    thing •  2x bigger! •  Series of student sponsored ramp- up events 2012 2014 2013 •  Class Hackathon •  Advanced Databases Course •  Finish Course Projects •  1st University-wide Hackathon •  Focus: writing working code: demo or don’t •  103 participants!
  6. Fostering a Tech Culture •  Long-term Investment in our future

    •  Students •  Ecosystem •  Industry •  Research •  Education
  7. Next-gen Teaching / Learning •  “I loved the fact that

    this event gave me time to learn how to implement real world applications of Computer Science” •  "The ability to sit down for an extended period of time and just work on a project allowed me to accomplish more in 24 hours than I have since the start of the school year and it made me feel like I actually did something useful for once." •  "Ability to create something useful and learn from others." •  "It allowed me to participate and gain experience in a group programming setting”
  8. Our Amazing Planning Team •  Students •  Chris Wallace, CSE,

    BS 2015 •  Matt Faluotico, CSE, BS 2016 •  George Kvaratskhelia, CSE, BS 2015 •  Lizzy Burl, CSE, BS 2015 •  Faculty / Staff •  Daniel Dotson •  Charlene Brenner •  Krysta Kirsch •  Matt Schutte
  9. Our Judges, Mentors, Volunteers… …and everyone who supported us and

    we’re probably forgetting •  Alex Bandar •  Barry Brinkley •  Brad Arner •  Bruce Weide •  Bryce Glass •  Chip Ashby •  Chris Anderson •  Chris Heckler •  Chris Stewart •  Dan Rockwell •  Eric Fosler-Lussier •  Ethan Dicks •  Helen Patton •  Igor Ferst •  Jessica Logan •  Jill Pentimonti •  Jim Muir •  Kathryn Reeves •  Kyle Decot •  Luke Gaddie •  Marc Ainger •  Mark Beadles •  Matt Groves •  Mez Gebre •  Michael Butsko •  Mike Hofherr •  Neelam Soundarajan •  Paolo Sivilotti •  Paul Cook •  Roger Crawfis •  Roman Holowinsky •  Rosi Wyan •  Steve Fischer •  Libraries Facilities •  Student Volunteers
  10. We’d like to thank •  Persistent Systems •  OSU College

    of Engineering •  Tata Consultancy Services •  OCIO/ODEE •  Google •  University Student Government •  GitHub •  CoverMyMeds •  Columbus Idea Foundry •  OSU Wexner Medical Center •  STEAM Factory •  Engineering Career Services •  Open Source Club •  ACM–W •  Computer Science & Engineering •  University Libraries
  11. Event Recap #hackohio 8pm Friday 9am Sunday 8am Sunday 36

    hours of fun, food, and creating something amazing @austinkochs #ProjectMaize •  59 teams, 200+ participants •  65 gallons of coffee, 45 lbs of apples Hacking Begins Hacking Ends Judging now
  12. Some moments by Thomas Carlin, BS CSE and David Ross,

    BS, ECE
  13. What’s Next? •  Preview: Hack the Library •  Readership Analytics

    Dashboard as Art Installation •  At Thompson Library till December •  [video] •  Plans and Schedule: Stay tuned! http://go.osu.edu/hackathon •  2015 Plans: Email us at hackathon@osu.edu •  event plans •  Sponsors •  Mentors
  14. And now, for the demos… Remember: these projects were built

    in 36 hours