Students battle it out at TiE Hackathon


TiE Hackathon 2018, a grand event was organized at Dr.G.R.Damodaran College of Science on September 29 and 30. In this event, many students have actively participated to find out the solutions for problems placed before them by the organizers of the TiE Hackathon 2018.

The siblings, Ramya Harikrishnan, a student of the Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, and her younger brother Pravin Harikrishnan, a student of Camford International School have explained about their project to the Jury members. Most of the students actively participated in it and gave technological solutions for their problems.

Likewise, J. Murugan, Government Industrial Training Institute student from Madurai demonstrates his motorcycle that runs on water. He also demonstrated to ride a vehicle from Madurai to Coimbatore using four liters of water. Nearly 250 students participated in this two days event. The release said that the participants include professionals, college students and also school students and they worked on the theme ‘Harnessing code to solve civic challenges’.

Benzi Mathew, the partner, and vice-president, SAAMA Tech, a U.S.-based big data, and analytics provider, inaugurated the program on Saturday. The release said Mr. Mathew spoke about the importance of such hackathons in finding solutions to daily problems faced in society.