Winners of Hack UCSC 2017 

(don't worry, you all are winners in our hearts)

 
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Innovation

First Place ($1000) :

CHEF (Shahbaaz Mhaisale, Prajwal Prasan, Raj Kiran, Imre Nagi)

Second Place ($500) :

MOODY (Justin Cheon, Tiffany Lee, Warren Ngoun, Rohit Falor, Steven Au)

Third Place ($250) :

SPOTLIGHT (Sammy Franklin, Ankur Goswami, Raul Lopez Luna, Calvin Lowe, Katerina Chinnappan)

 
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Tech Cares

First Place ($1,000 + $1,000 Grant from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County for non-profit organization that the first place team chooses + Mentorship from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County+ Lunch with Community Foundation Santa Cruz County Representative + a free Maker Pass to the CITRIS Invention Lab) : 

Efficient Traffic Management System (ETMS) (Thooba Samimi, Aviv Elor, Maria Hovanessian, Michael Powell, Sierra Catelani)

Second Place ($500 +$500 Grant from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County for non-profit organization that second place team chooses + Mentorship from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County+ Lunch with Community Foundation Santa Cruz County Representative + a free Maker Pass to the CITRIS Invention Lab) : 

FastNSafe (Kevin Jung, Mengguang Zou, William Jung, Curtis Lee, Ric Rodriguez)

Third Place ($250 + Mentorship from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County + Lunch with Community Foundation Santa Cruz County Representative + a free Maker Pass to the CITRIS Invention Lab) : 

SteadyView (Will Bolden, Jonathan Jang, Cole Faust, Ray Chen)

and

FoodAnalyzer (Ivon Liu, Sukrit Arora, Lawrence Cheng, Yajushi Mattegunta, Sathvik Nair)

 

Mobile - Sponsored by Pyze

Winner (up to $300 in Amazon Gift Cards) : 

Ryde Right (Anshul Agrawal, Harshit Agarwal, Ryan Sparno)

 

Best Use of Microsoft Azure - Sponsored By Microsoft

Winner (Xbox One S 1 TB + call with a recruiter) : 

OuttaTheBlues (Rohit Jacob, Udit Desai, Mahendra Mhatre, Manoj Parihar)

 

Google Cloud Platform Prize - Sponsored By Google

Grand Prize: 
$1,000 Google Cloud Platform Credits
Chromebooks for each team member
Swag box for team (shirts, notebooks, etc..) 
Lunch with Google engineers and a representative from the University recruiting team

WECARE (Alex Aichinger, Kevin Lay, Kaushal Shah, Amit Saxena, Thomas Munduchira)

Second Place Prize: 
$500 Google Cloud Platform Credits
Swag box for team (shirts, notebooks, etc..) 
Lunch with Google engineers and a representative from the University recruiting team

FUR ELISE (Qi Wang, Yiran Jia, Boning Gao, Guohao Ang)

Third Place Prize: 
Swag box for team, (shirts, notebooks, etc...) 
Lunch with Google engineers and a representative from the University recruiting team

CHEF (Shahbaaz Mhaisale, Prajwal Prasan, Raj Kiran, Imre Nagi)

 

Redefine Future of Virtual Closet - Sponsored By Project YX

First Place: 
$1000
Santa Cruz Aerial Tour
Lunch with YX team

StyleVC (Jenny Kwok, David Phan, Jay Yupin Hu)

Second Place: 
$200 Amazon Gift Card
Lunch with YX team

IntoTheCloset (Artem Litvak, Nicholas Cheung, Maryam Tebyani, Ash Robbins) 

and

IT Amazing (Teo Fleming, Marco Booth)

Third Place: 
Lunch with YX team

VirtualClosetAI (

 
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Graduate Division - Sponsored By Graduate Division, UCSC

Winner ($2000 summer fellowship) : 

SlugPark

and

Efficient Traffic Management System (Thooba Samimi, Aviv Elor, Maria Hovanessian, Michael Powell, Sierra Catelani))

 

Creative Entrepreneurship - Sponsored By Arts Division, UCSC

First prize ($1000 and lunch meeting with Dean of the Arts, Susan Solt (and relevant faculty) to further explore creative entrepreneurship) : 

Aha! (Jordan Liss, Madeline Conner, Dilpreet Anand, Dustin Palea)

Second prize ($500 and lunch meeting with Dean of the Arts, Susan Solt (and relevant faculty) to further explore creative entrepreneurship) : 

Gotcho Book (Ryan Shee, Richard Pham, Jacquelene Pham, Tiffany Luong

 

 

Best Diversity Hack - Sponsored By SHE++

Winner (exclusive access to private events during the SHE++ summit in April 2017, including Bay Area tech company tours and the annual SHE++ Mentorship Dinner) : 

Shoutout (Sabrina Tsui, Attie Sit, Ruchi Sheth, Margaret Sit, Monserrat Palabrica)

 

Best Hack Against Online Harassment - Sponsored By Hack Harassment

Winner (HackHarassment Swag Bag) : 

Impact! (Raul Lara, Minh Anh Nguyen, JJ Serrano)

 

Best Domain Name - Sponsored By Domain.com

Winner (Domain.com Swag Bags) : 

SlugPark (Nicholas Mandel, Julia Philipp, Neda Ronaghi, Jonathon Allen, Lucas Tay)

 

Best Use of AWS by MLH

Winner ($250 AWS credit for each team member) :

CHEF (Shahbaaz Mhaisale, Prajwal Prasan, Raj Kiran, Imre Nagi)