HackRU is a 24-hour hackathon at Rutgers University. We welcome hundreds of students to join us in building awesome software and hardware projects.

Welcome to the fifteenth biannual HackRU, hosted at Rutgers University by USACS, the Undergraduate Student Alliance of Computer Scientists!

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Judges

Lars Sorensen

Lars Sorensen
Professor at Rutgers University

Deborah Silver

Deborah Silver
Professor at Rutgers University

Michael Beals

Michael Beals
Professor at Rutgers University

Jingjin Yu

Jingjin Yu
Professor at Rutgers University

Srinivas Narayana

Srinivas Narayana
Professor at Rutgers University

Alex Borgida

Alex Borgida
Professor at Rutgers University

Sakib Jalal

Sakib Jalal
Production Engineer at Facebook

Carlin Au

Carlin Au

Rob Spectre

Rob Spectre

Rangaraj Tirumala

Rangaraj Tirumala

Shantanu Laghate

Shantanu Laghate

Judging Criteria

  • Functionality
    How practical the hack is to use.
  • Creativity
    How original the hack is. The hack is independent from other thought, and came from unique strategy.
  • Design
    How the hack looks presentation wise.
  • Technical Difficulty
    The Technical Difficulty category encapsulates projects that exhibit a high degree of complexity.