The team members – Dwaipayan Munshi, Nikhil Sahu and Jai Khandelwal won a cash prize of Rs 50,000 along with goodies and special prizes.
The runner up with a cash prize of Rs 35,000 went to team ‘psudeo’, consisting of Tankala Yuvaraj and Subrahmanyam Konakanchi from SRM University with their project `pseudo’. The second runner up award was bagged by Sidharth Sahni and Hari Vishnu Parashar of team ‘Mugiwara noethereum’ from VIT Vellore with their project – ‘The Closet’.
HackVerse provides a stage for trailblazing innovations, where developers can analyse real-world obstacles and let their creativity abound. The third edition, HackVerse 3.0, was held online and concluded on February 27. It received more than 1,500 registrations from 50 plus institutions from all over India.
According to organizers, the event was held with hundreds of skillful candidates making the cut after a meticulous review process based on predefined criteria and their technical profiles. The Innovative and visionary projects were developed and presented.
The organizing team of HackVerse 3.0 comprised 60 students and faculty members from NITK, Surathkal. Sowmya Kamath S, Anand Kumar M, from department of information technology and Suprabha KR, School of Management as faculty advisors.
Prakriti Goyal was the lead organizer and Ritik Pansuriya was the technical lead, both BTech final year students. Other student organizing members included Atreya Majumdar, Gaurav Chaurasia, Jahnavi Kancharla, Kriti Shukla, Neha Mane, Ramyashree GK, Rithik Jain, Siddharth Ramesh, Sudeepthi Nalla and Yogesh.
Udaykumar Yaragatti, director in-charge, NITK, Surathkal inaugurated the event. Ashish Banerjee, technology evangelist at QZip was the chief guest.