IASF collaborated with Odisha.ml (an organization promoting Machine Learning) and OSA (Odisha Society of Americas) convention 2022 (California), in organizing a Hackathon in June 2022. The goal was to promote students (grade 8-12) from the Odia community across the world to participate.
There were 4 broad categories:
1. Agriculture and Climate Change
2. Sanitation and Public Health
4. Bringing the Odia community togetherA total of 20 teams registered for the hackathon, of which 4 were from Odisha. The hackathon was done remotely over a period of 4 weeks by the students at home. Students provided a 5 minutes video along with other code or presentation for the evaluation.
Category: Agriculture and Climate change
1st prize: Pixelators ($200)
Lynbrook High School – 9th grade
Project: Crop recommendation and price prediction using Machine Learning Models
Aadarsh Jena from Jay M Robinson Middle School – 8th grade
Project: Generating clean energy from things we do daily
2nd prize: The Giants ($100)
Nisheet Panda & Smaran Mishra
Mission San Jose High School – 11th grade)
Project: Predicting crop yield rate in Odisha using Deep learning
Category: Sanitation and Public health
1st prize: Mind Mapper ($200)
Sharbani Patnaik (Saint Francis, Mountain View – 10th grade)
Elena Patro (Cal High, San Ramon – 10th grade)
Fiona Sahoo (Dougherty Valley High, San Ramon – 9th grade)
Project: The project is to design a medical alert system for dementia patients.
2nd prize: Hospitality ONLINE ($100)
Arihant Swain (Peak Charter School – 10th grade)
Project: HospitalityONLINE is a project to create a program that allows doctors to interact with
patients through online meetings, forums, and more.
Category: Odia Community Together
1st prize: Saha Katha ($200)
Basis Independent Silicon Valley – 8th grade
Project: Translating English to English in Odia language using a deep learning natural language