Numerous UNLV Students won awards at the Media Innovation Hackathon sponsored by the Beasley Media Group in collaboration with UNLV at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month.
Student teams aimed to generate potential commercial products. Winners include:
- First Place: Converting Radio Waves to Energy. Matias Allieti (Mechanical Engineering), Yuria Mann (Computer Science), Kristine Monsada (Computer Science), Ricardo Rodriguez (Computer Science), and Erick Serrano (Computer Science)
- Second Place: Augmented Intelligence (AR) Headset for Tourism. Aldair Callejas (Entertainment Engineering & Design), Peter Hernandez (Computer Science), and Edison Smith (Biology)
- Third Place: Fernwell Tourism App. Ricardo Guzman (Business Administration), Ashtin Hofert (Mechanical Engineering), Joshua Padilla (Civil & Environmental Engineering), Francisco Reyes (Political Science), Allie Ryerson (Economics & Business Administration), and Fausto Vega (Mechanical Engineering).