Announcing the Winners! AI for Education Global HackWeek, 2017

5 winners from 3 continents taking home $19K in prizes + lots of honorable mentions

Anshul Bhagi
Aug 15, 2017 · 6 min read

$6,000 Grand Prize (sponsored by ON)

$3,000 Second Place (sponsored by IBM)

Live demo at

$5,000 AWS credits, Third Place

Try out StyLing at

$3,000 Google credits, Fourth Place

Architecture diagram for SATBuddy

$2,000 Google credits, Fifth Place

Honorable Mentions

1. Most impressive custom NLP model

2. Creative application of Computer Vision to Education

Footage of students emerging from a classroom auto-tagged with name of student

3. Best use of pre-trained ML model

Chatbot answers questions that students have while reading and provides much needed interactivity

4. Best UI/UX

5. Youngest AI for Education hacker

6. Best use of IBM Watson API

7. Best Data Science visualization

Mapping changes in student dropout by district of India, 2012 to 2015. Full report at

8. Best Data Science write up

Open-source AI for Education Initiative

Anshul Bhagi

Written by

Founder @CampK12, bringing k-12 education into the 21st century. Applying blockchain tech @GenBlockchain, @ProfferNetwork, ex mckinsey google, MIT/HBS grad

Open-source AI for Education Initiative