UHack is a 24 hour hackathon hosted by the University of Miami's chapters of IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) which together form the Software Engineering Club.

Where: University of Miami Shalala Student Center Grand Ballrooms 
When: Saturday December 2nd. Sign in opens at 11am. 
Cost: Free for all university students! Food and caffeine included. 
Why: To build something awesome and learn more about technology at the U!


Check-In and Lunch
Shalala Student Center (SC) Grand Ballroom
11:00am - 12:00pm
Opening Ceremony
SC Grand Ballroom
12:00 - 1:00pm
Hacking Begins!
SC Grand Ballroom
Team Formation
SC Side Ballroom
1:00 - 2:00pm
Workshop: Git and Development Environment Setup
SC Side Ballroom
2:00 - 3:00pm
Workshop: Containers and Virtualization with VMWare
SC Side Ballroom
3:00 - 4:00pm
Workshop: Integration of Software in Audio Products
SC Side Ballroom
4:00 - 5:00pm
Workshop: Android Development with Firebase
SC Side Ballroom
5:00 - 6:00pm
SC Grand Ballroom
6:00 - 7:00pm
Patio Jammin'
University Center Patio
6:00 - 7:00pm
Workshop: Web Development with Firebase
SC Side Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00pm
ACC Championship: Miami vs. Clemson
SC Grand Ballroom
8:00 - 11:00pm
Werewolf and Season T-Shirts with MLH!!
SC Side Ballroom
9:00 - 10:00pm
Salsa Lessons by UM SalsaCraze
Moss Terrace
10:00 - 11:00pm
Workshop: Intermediate Python
SC Side Ballroom
11:00pm - 12:00am
Late Night Snack
SC Grand Ballroom
12:00 - 1:00am
Videogames with UM Videogame Club
SC Side Ballroom
12:00 - 3:00am
SC Grand Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00am
UHack T-Shirts!
SC Grand Ballroom
Workshop: Digital Privacy and Security
SC Side Ballroom
10:00 - 11:00am
Workshop: Intro to Virtual Reality
SC Side Ballroom
11:00am - 12:00pm
Devpost closes: Submit your hacks!
SC Grand Ballroom
Workshop: Pitching Your Hack with UM Launchpad
SC Side Ballroom
12:00 - 1:00pm
SC Grand Ballroom
12:30 - 1:30pm
SC Side Ballroom
1:30 - 2:30pm
SC Grand Ballroom
3:00 - 4:00pm


  • Participants: Current university students
  • Teams: Maximum of 4 people per team


You can make anything you'd like! At the end of UHack, you will pitch your app, website, or whatever prototype you dreamed up, and compete for prizes! Hackathons are a great place to learn quickly and create something awesome. Submit your hacks in one of the following categories:


  1. Best Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Hack
  2. Best Hardware Hack
  3. Best Web and Mobile App Development
  4. Best Virtual or Augmented Reality Application
  5. Best First Time Hack 

Hackathon Sponsors


Best Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Hack from Coursera

1 Year Subscription to all Coursera Courses

Best Hardware Hack from Shure

SE215 Sound Isolating Earphones

Best Web and Mobile App Development Prize from TaxFyle

Amazon Echos

Best Virtual or Augmented Reality Application with Citrix

Google Daydream View VR Headset

Best First Time Hack from Twitter

Google Home Mini

Best Use of IBM APIs

Beats Headphones

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit from MLH

Best Use of Amazon Web Services

$250 AWS Credit (US Only) from MLH

Most Viable Startup with Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) Miami

3 months of Office Space at CIC’s Life Science Technology Park

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c + power source

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Mahsa Mirzargar

Mahsa Mirzargar
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Clay Ewing

Clay Ewing
Assistant Professor of Communication

Judging Criteria

  • Judging Criteria
    Make the best possible hack!

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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Hackathon sponsors

Category 3 Sponsors
Category 2 Sponsors
Category 1 Sponsors
Prize Sponsors
API Sponsors
Club Sponsor

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