HackEmory V is the our 5th annual MLH-sponsored Hackathon at Emory University. 24 hours, with workshops, activities, mentors, awesome swag, and awesome people from all over Georgia and beyond.

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Hackathon Sponsors


1st Place

Oculus VR Oculus Rift
Amazon Gift Cards (1 Each)
Official Major League Hacking Medal / Pin (1 Each)

2nd Place

Amazon Gift Cards (1 Each)
Official Major League Hacking Medal / Pin (1 Each)

3rd Place

Google Prize Swags (1 Each)
Official Major League Hacking Medal / Pin (1 Each)

Punniest Domain.com Domain

Domain.com Swag Bag of Awesomeness (1 Each)

Best use of Amazon Web Services (AWS)

$30 Amazon giftcard (1 each)


Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment! Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Members of the winning team receive Hack Harassment Battery Packs!

Make School Best iOS App

Make School $2000 Scholarship

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


- Teams can have any number of people (2-5 recommended)

- Teams must prepare a ~2 minute presentation/demo of their projects

- Members must be registered and physically present at HackEmory




Davide Fossati

Davide Fossati
Emory University CS Department Professor

Tyler Angert

Tyler Angert
Software Engineering Intern at IBM

Annie Appleton

Annie Appleton
Atlanta City Lead for Make School

Anna Klaussen

Anna Klaussen
Make School Ambassador

Bobby Thakkar

Bobby Thakkar
Dallas City Lead for Make School

Stuart Zola

Stuart Zola
Emory Provost

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    Is the hack original? Does it do something entirely new, or at least take a fresh approach to an old problem?
  • Usefulness
    Is the hack something some people would actually use? Does it fulfill a real need some people have?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Is the hack technically interesting or difficult? Were there real technical challenges to surmount?
  • Completeness
    Is the hack working? Does it have some kind of prototype/design?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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