2019 SGCI Hackathon

hack-a-thon /ˈhakəˌTHän/
A gathering where programmers collaboratively code in an extreme manner, over a short span of time.

SGCI Hack@PEARC19

In conjunction with PEARC19 in Chicago, SGCI sponsored a Hackathon to challenge up-and-coming programmers for tomorrow's science gateways. Undergraduate and graduate students competed on gateway projects established by SGCI partners and community members.

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The competition took place from Sunday, July 28, to Wednesday, July 31, in the Hyatt Regency Chicago where the PEARC19 conference was being held. Final awards were announced on Thursday, August 1.

 

Hackathon YouTube Videos

JAMS1stJAMS Distant Reader

Jaili Cheng

Aarushi Bisht

Shivam Rastogi

Mel Mashiku
 

JAMS Distant Reader https://github.com/shivamriky/Pearc19_team_jams

Cloud2ndProton Job Pack by Cloud Busters

Michaud Reyna
John Senegal
Pablo Calix
Josselyn Salgado

 

Problem

We are building a web interface to both monitor and submit HPC job scripts (specifically MPI for our project) to an intel powered cluster using Cloudy Cluster via Google Cloud Platform so that scientists can focus on their specific discipline thus lowering the technical boundary of interaction with HPC environments.
 

GOATGraphic Observation and Analysis Tool (G.O.A.T.)

Kevin Benton Jr.

Edsel Norwood

Walter Asbell

Derek Morris Jr.

Problem

Create an efficient way for a scientist to observe and analyze not only the entire image stack but also the data within each individual user-selected area.

Llama FarmersLlama Farmers

Andrea Dumalagan

Jenny Zhao

Eliza Foran

Alan Nguyen

 

LLAMAS 
https://github.com/LLama-Farmers/COSMIC2/blob/master/cosmic.html

Problem

Create a new visualization gateway, COSMIC2, to display and manipulate image stacks for Biological purposes, such as image data from cryo-electron microscopy.

 
 

 

SGCI PEARC19 Hackathon Schedule

Pre-event Activities

  • Mentor 5min videos to explain the projects/challenges and requirements/expectations to individual teams. Introduction of judging criteria and timeline. Can be found at: https://youtu.be/k6OwJ2o_Ul0
  • Group Creation
  • Hackathon Slack and Social Media made available to teams

Event Schedule

Location - Boardroom

Sunday, July 28, 9 pm - 2 am

  • Teams have their initial meeting with mentors and discuss developing an idea on how to solve the proposed challenge. Teams arrange to work in a virtual environment throughout the competition.
  • Welcoming keynote
  • Github - https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1RJFvCPisar-7g5nlf9pkgz5VWib7s5OrN1L21Vjah8I/edit?usp=sharing
  • Mentors explain the projects/challenges and requirements/expectations to individual teams
  • Introduction of judging criteria and timeline
  • Hackathon Code of Conduct
  • Team Name and Cheer Creation
  • Mentors and teams should exchange contact information and discuss a time to check in / ask questions
  • Discuss the social media component of the HACK@PEARC, which allows for the HPC community to vote on a People’s Choice Team Award. People’s choice award based on a social media platform voting method. We will show the team presentations and allow others to vote online for their favorite team.
  • Clarify project ideas and form/reform teams
  • Presentation of project ideas by each team to receive feedback from mentors and audience
  • Coffee, drinks and light refreshments

Monday, July 29, 9 pm - 2 am

  • Have mentors and technical support available
  • Ensure that each team has a project lead as well as sufficient skills to complete the project
  • Presentation of project state
  • Clarify project ideas/Tasking
  • Techtalk Q and A
  • Coffee, drinks and light refreshments

Tuesday, July 30, 9 pm - 2 am

  • Have mentors and technical support available
  • Ensure that each team has a project lead as well as sufficient skills to complete the project
  • Presentation of project state
  • Clarify project ideas/Tasking
  • Techtalk Q and A
  • Coffee, drinks and light refreshments

Wednesday, July 31, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm (Student Volunteer Room)

  • Have mentors and technical support available
  • Ensure that each team has a project lead as well as sufficient skills to complete the project
  • Presentation completion/practice
  • Deliverables upload to GitHub - submit a link to their reports, PowerPoint slides, videos, other documentation, etc.
  • Team pictures
  • 30 Second Team Project summary videos
  • Coffee, drinks and light refreshments

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Final Presentations

  • Note: Coordinate with Aaron’s Modeling Challenge presentations
  • Teams must present their solution and run their code
  • Post-event survey
  • All student team members will receive a certificate of participation
  • Online People Choice Award voting by the community Opens

Thursday, August 1, @ PEARC Awards Luncheon

  • Acknowledge sponsors, judges, and mentors
  • Announcement of the team winner(s) and People’s Choice Awards
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