Members of all School of Informatics and Computing teams participating in 5GSportsHack pose with awards

IUPUI students dominate recent 5G “hackathon” competition

December 1, 2021

(original blog post by Ryan Piurek, published November 10)

Talk about being “dialed in.”

Students from Indiana University’s School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI swept up several of the biggest prizes at the recently held AT&T 5G Sports Hackathon, the fifth tech competition that AT&T has hosted in central Indiana in the last six years. This year’s event, which was held at Butler University’s Health and Recreation Complex, focused on the potentially game-changing effect that fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless technology can have on the sports industry that continues to be such an important catalyst of the Hoosier economy.

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Members of the Team Funyans who won the ATT 5GSportsHack in 2021

Team Funyans: (front) Nahush Farkande, (back from left to right) Priyanjali Mittal, Gauri Tawde, Yash Raj, and Divya Manasa Desabhotla

Members of Team Journey who participated in ATT 5GSportsHack 2021

Team Journey: Akshay Sagane, Hinal Kiri, Holly Lindsey, Nicholas Baker (ex-student from Data Science) and Sarah Nikkhah (pictured with Prathima Simha of FirstNet and ATT Indiana president Bill Soards)

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