Two teams of BRACU stood as Champion in a National Hackathon contest 2016

Publish Date: 
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 09:15

The ICT division organized a National Hackathon contest to discover digital solution of ten social-public problems using mobile or web application. The largest tech event held at Police Staff College Convention Hall on 6th to 7th April, 2016. In the 36 hours marathon coding competition, the contestants followed Google Design Sprint to develop the problem solution. Design sprint is a process of six stages, i.e. understand, define, diverge, decide, prototype, and validate.

From hundred teams of different universities, two teams of BRACU stood as champion in the sustainable tourism and violence against women problems. The team names are “Droid Digger” and “Code Breaker” respectively. Mihodi Hasan Lushan, Fazle Rabbe Rushu, Monwar Jahan Mufad, Msi Sakib and Hosne Mobarak were the young members of Droid Digger and Md Niaz Sharif Shourove was the leader of “Code Breaker” team.

Another team (“Sudo Green”) from BRACU students and alumni achieved the second runner up position in Environment in City problem. The members were Masnur Rahman and Sabbir Bin AzadAll the winners received glorious award from Zunaid Ahmed Palak, the State Minister of ICT Division – Bangladesh.