NYUAD Hackathon Program Committee

Program Committee Lead, Founder and Chair

Sana Odeh
Affiliated Faculty, NYU Abu Dhabi, Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science, and Clinical Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York.

NYUAD Program Committee Members

  • Farah Emad Shamout, Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering, NYUAD
  • Hisham Sati, Associate Dean of Science; Program Head of Mathematics; Professor of Mathematics; Global Network Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • Khalil Ramadi, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, NYUAD | MIT
  • Muhammad Shafique, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NYUAD,  Global Network Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Tandon School of Engineering
  • Riyadh Baghdadi, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; NYUAD | MIT
  • Samer Madanat, Dean of Engineering; Program Head of Urbanization at NYUAD; Global Network Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering, NYU


Global Program Committee Members

  • Aishwarya Sahai, Graduate, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Akash Kant, Student, and Developer at ASU and Ex-ServiceNow Developer, Arizona State University, USA
  • Alexander Rene Degner, Technical Artist (Avatars), Meta Platforms Inc.
  • Lukas BurgholzerResearcher, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
  • Amir Ebrahimi, Quantum Software Engineer, UT Austin / Photonic Inc.
  • Amro Saidelahel, Student/Researcher, New York University
  • Dilyara Sharipova, PhD student, co-Founder MIT, Boston Quantum
  • Kamila Zaman, Postdoctral Graduate, New York University
  • Lorraine Tsitsi Majiri, Quantum Developer and Researcher, Stafford Computing
  • Nouhaila Innan, PhD Student, Université Hassan II de Casablanca
  • Ricky Young, COO of qBraid
  • Sahar Ben Rached, PhD Student in Quantum Computer Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Sama Kanbour, Sr Director, GE
  • Shantanu Jha, PhD Student @ MIT; co-Founder, CEO @ Boston Quantum
  • Stefan Hillmich Postdoctoral Student, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
  • Stephen Lang, Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer, Uni Creative

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Hackathon 2020

2020 Hackathon Winnders

Hackathon 2019