NRT Trainees Win 2nd Place at AI Hackaton, Engineers Week Event 2024

Thursday, Mar 21, 2024
group image from AI Hackaton winners

What a delight to celebrate our NRT trainees winning a spotligt at the AI Hackaton event hosted by the College of Engineering & Computer Science. This event was organized as part of a series of activities to celebrate Engineers Week (E-Week) which kicked off on Monday, February 19, and ran through Saturday, February 24. Students were asked to craft smart devices aimed at solving real-world problems through image and video processing. 

The team consisting of Juan Merlos, Ashan Perera, and Eimran Eimon won second place, the Innovative Solution Award, which came with a $3,000 prize for the team. Their project focused on better methods to determine object detection/classification dataset validity/reliability.

Once again, the trainees show their remarkable talent, creativity, and innovation as well as their team building capabilities. 
Congratulations Juan Merlos, trainee from Cohort 2, and Ashan Perera, trainee from our first NRT cohort. We are very proud of your accomplishents.