MEM Students Take Part in DataFest 2014

May 7, 2014

Several MEM students competed in Duke’s DataFest2014 event March 21-23. A total of 21 teams of over 100 students from Duke, UNC, NC State, and other schools participated in the event, where an organization provides an original data set to each team. Students have fewer than 48 hours to work with the data and present their findings to a panel of judges. Learn more about the event or read the FiveThirtyEight.com article on the event.

MEM Student Teams included:

Team Clairvoyant (awarded “Best Use of Outside Data”)

  • Ashish Agarwal
  • Yu Fan
  • Weiqiang Zhu

DataCruncherz (awarded “Best Use of Outside Data”)

  • Varun Himamshu

Buy no meals

  • Richard Dansoh
  • Donald Husa
  • Anuraag Mishra
  • Mitch Steinberg
  • Mathew Thomas

Mt. Wolverine

  • Jie Cai
  • Siqiang Guo
  • Yi Li
  • Yichen Li
  • Qiao Liang
  • Xinyue Shi

Niubility

  • Zheng Li
  • Gongyi Liu
  • Zhuoyun Pu
  • Shizhu Sun
  • Xiang Tan
  • Tai Zheng

Congratulations to the winning teams!

21 MEM students participated in Duke's 2014 DataFest competition