Honors: Media Innovation Hackathon Winners

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).

People in the News

man at podium
People | April 24, 2019
Dr. Constantine George says taking a page from the state’s leading industry would benefit the medical industry.
Shadden Abdalla speaks at Greenspun College of Urban Affairs as Gov. Brian Sandoval looks on
People | April 23, 2019
Electrical engineering student Shadden Abdalla making her mark in the field as a woman and a Muslim.
Kimberly Marano poses in front of trees on UNLV's campus.
People | April 22, 2019
With her love of sports, she is taking her approach “behind the scenes” by helping students in the classroom and in their sports.