Largest hardware centric hackathon at UC San Diego
H.A.R.D. Hack is a 24-hour hardware based hackathon hosted by IEEE and HKN at UC San Diego. Our annual hackathon challenges college students to collaborate in a fast paced environment to solve real-world issues that our society currently faces.
Theme of this year: Public Utilities
Over the years, there have been numerous inventions, big and small, that have made a significant impact on quality of life. We want you to think of a specific challenge or problem that people face in their everyday lives and develop a solution to that problem. How will your project benefit society?
A valid submission is a software or hardware project created from start to finish at H.A.R.D. Hack 2019.
Up to 5 members per team.
Once you have completed your project, please submit descriptions and images of your project. Remember to include names of all your team members, up to 5.
Dr. Paul Siegel
Engineer, Staff / Qualcomm
Strategic Partnership / Lab41, an IQT Lab
Dr. Rakesh Kumar
Engineer, Texas Instruments
96Boards Community Manager & Engineer
Espartaco Diaz Hidalgo
Creativity and Originality
Is your project original? How creative is your solution?
How will your project make the world a better place? How impactful will it be in real world?
How well designed is the project? Is it user-friendly?
How closely related is your project to the theme?
Is the project technically challenging? How difficult and complex is it to build the project?