Rice's D2K (Data to Knowledge) lab and Rice DataSci Club are hosting our first ever Datathon! Come hack on a variety of datasets and data science problems to compete for cash prizes, and get the chance to meet mentors from industry and academia.
$4,250 in prizes
A $500 cash prize per winning team member
A $250 cash prize per winning team member
A $100 cash prize per winning team member
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Rice Datathon Judging Committee
We are looking for technically advanced solutions to difficult problems that make use of a diverse set of modeling and data science techniques. That being said, if you can solve a challenging problem with a simple solution, we will be very impressed!
Analysis & Exploration
We are looking for projects that take time to analyze and explore the nuances of whatever data they are working with.
We are looking for original ideas or new angles on existing ideas.
Practicality & Usefulness
We are looking for socially good projects that people would use.