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First annual Datathon at the University of Waterloo

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Students at Datathon 2017Datathon Event Class

Over 550 Waterloo students applied for 100 spots at the first annual Waterloo Datathon (May 13th).  Like a Hackathon, students were given a set of materials and asked to solve a structured problem.  It involved working with a dataset, predictive modeling, interpretation and presentation of results.  This event sponsored by Citadel and powered by Correlation One in partnership with the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science awarded a top prize of $20,000 and second prize of $5,000 to the top two winning teams.

Congratulations to:  

First place team winners

  • Christopher Warren
  • Ryan Kinnear
  • Thomas Alexander
  • Richard Wu

Datathon Winners 2017

 

                                                        

2nd place team winners

  • Shouzhen Gu
  • Austin Tripp
  • Wuhan Zhou
  • Shun Dac Simon Suo  

Datathon Second place 2017



 


Photographer credit: Jon White
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