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C-HACK 2021

Solving chemical engineering one line of code at a time
PYTHON TUTORIAL & HACKATHON FOR UNDERGRADUATES
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON - CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
 
JAN 4 - 15, 2021
Registration Deadline: December 7th 2020 @ 11.59 PM 
 

HOW C-HACK WORKS

Learn how to transform Chem E problems into Python code and solve real world problems in teams!

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SIGN UP

Sign up to C-HACK

(it's FREE)

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PYTHON

TUTORIAL

Learn how to write Python code

Teamwork

START OF

HACKATHON

Problems revealed:

 

Countdown to solve with your team

Professional Presentation

PRESENT & GET CERTIFICATE

Present your work 

&

receive your certificate

 

SIGNING UP

  • ​No coding experience is expected or required
  • All you need is a device that connects to internet - see setting up
  • Registration is 100% free 
  • Registration deadline is Monday December 7th at 11.59 pm
  • Registration is open to all UW undergraduates in Chem E. ENGRUD students interested in ChemE and other pre-major or transfer students will also be considered and are welcome to register
  • A final confirmation of your registration will be sent to your right after the deadline
  • After the deadline you will be contacted to specify your team / request a team (no need to be part of a team to register)
  • Maximum number of students per team is 4
  • Once you submit your final team problem you will be able to pick up your free C-HACK t-shirt and mug!
  • Every participant who submits a final project will receive a C-HACK certificate
 

PYTHON TUTORIAL

  • Tutorials will introduce you to Python
  • No coding background or experience is needed or expected!
  • Attendance is not a requirement to get the certificate
  • Tutorials will be registered
  • Office hours will occur throughout the week to help you & answer questions

The first week of the hackathon will consist in a series of tutorials - see the tutorials page for more detail

 

START OF HACKTHON 

Get ready for some teamwork problem solving!

  • Problem to be solved using Python to be revealed via zoom on 01/10 and posted here

  • An open session for questions is held on the same day

  • Together with your team think of a solution for the problem 

  • Transform your idea into code in a Jupyter notebook (make sure to comment it properly!)

  • Submit your code by the deadline

FINAL PRESENTATION, AWARDS & CERTIFICATES

Present with your team & advertise your work on the website!

  • After you submit your code, work on your final presentation and present it at the dry run

  • Present with your team at the Final Presentation

  • Everyone will get a C-HACK Certificate

  • Top 3 teams will get a prize and be awarded a certificate (see the judging committee)

 
 

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AGENDA

WEEK 1

Monday

01/04/20

Start of Hackathon

Tutorial

Python Tutorial

Zoom

5.30 - 8.00 pm

PDT

Tuesday

01/05/20

Office hours 

Zoom

Time: TBD

Python Tutorial

Zoom

5.30 - 8.00 pm

PDT

Wednesday

01/06/20

Python Tutorial

Zoom

5.30 - 8.00 pm

PDT

Thursday

01/07/20

Office hours 

Zoom

Time: TBD

Python Tutorial

Zoom

5.30 - 8.00 pm

PDT

Friday

01/08/20

Python Tutorial

Zoom

5.30 - 8.00 pm

PDT

Saturday

01/09/20

Office hours 

Zoom

Time: TBD

Sunday

01/10/20

Start of Hackathon

9:00 - 10:00 am PDT

Zoom Meeting

Problems revealed 

Office hours open session

Zoom

Time: TBD

WEEK 2

Monday

01/11/20

Problem hacking

Tuesday

01/12/20

Problem hacking

Office hours 

Zoom

Time: TBD

Wednesday

01/13/20

Problem hacking

Deadline: 
Midnight PDT
Submit Project
Thursday

01/14/20

Presentation Dry Run

5.30 - 8.00 pm

PDT

Friday

01/15/20

Final Presentation &

Award ceremony

Time: TBD

Between 4.30 - 8.00 pm PDT

 

SPONSORS

Thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible.

© C-HACK 2021