UHack is Life

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!

SCHEDULE

 
SATURDAY
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
1:00pm
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
Dinner
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
 
SUNDAY
Late Night Snack
SC Grand Ballroom
12:00 - 1:00am
Videogames with UM Videogame Club
SC Side Ballroom
12:00 - 3:00am
Breakfast
SC Grand Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00am
UHack T-Shirts!
SC Grand Ballroom
9:00am
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
12:00pm
Workshop: Pitching Your Hack with UM Launchpad
SC Side Ballroom
12:00 - 1:00pm
Lunch
SC Grand Ballroom
12:30 - 1:30pm
Expo
SC Side Ballroom
1:30 - 2:30pm
Awards
SC Grand Ballroom
3:00 - 4:00pm

View full rules

Eligibility

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

Requirements

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 

Judges

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Mahsa Mirzargar
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Clay Ewing
Assistant Professor of Communication

Judging Criteria

  • Judging Criteria
    Make the best possible hack!