Current Students
EECS Student Competitions

IT Architecture Competition

Due: Registration opens on September 30, 2016.
Description: The competition will provide an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to define an IT architecture for a real world problem. The participants will be mentored by practicing architects from REI, Starbucks, T-Mobile, Costco Wholesale, Microsoft, Amazon and other organizations. Read More

MinneMUDAC 2016

Due: Event takes place October 5, 2016.
Description: 
MinneAnalytics is partnering with Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition (MUDAC) and Social Data Science to host a student-focused analytics event inviting participants to explore Minnesota water quality and its impact on our community. Past events have been tremendously successful due to the unique collaboration between students, their academic advisors and analytical professionals from a variety of businesses.
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2016 Intel-Cornell Cup Competition

Due: December 4, 2016
Eligibility: The Intel-Cornell Cup is a college-level embedded design competition created to empower student teams to become the inventors of the newest innovative applications of embedded technology. The fifth annual competition has started, so get register your team today! Teams have the opportunity to win up to $7,500. Read More

2017 Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition (MUDAC)

Due: April 1-2, 2017
Eligibility:
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Winona State University will host the Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition (MUDAC) 2017 on April 1-2, 2017. MUDAC continues to grow each year. MUDAC brings together students, faculty mentors, and professional data analysts for an exciting 24-hour competition. MUDAC consists of teams of undergraduate students from around the Midwest who are given 24 hours to solve an analytics problem motivated by our corporate sponsor. Teams share their recommendations with representatives from our corporate sponsor and other professional data analysts. MUDAC 2017 will continue to expand upon the networking opportunities between the professional data analysts in attendance and your students.

Faculty mentors from each participating institution are strongly encouraged to attend. Teams will be able to seek advice from their on-site faculty advisors throughout the competition. Over $1,000 in cash prizes will be given away again this year. Students and faculty alike find this to be a wonderful learning experience. Please encourage your students to consider participating in MUDAC 2017 on April 1-2, 2017 at Winona State University in Winona, MN. 

To learn more about the competition, please visit our website: www.MUDAC.ORG. Registration information will be available in the coming weeks. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or any of the other conference organizers. Read More

2017 Nielsen Case Competition

Due: April 7, 2017 (First round competition)
Eligibility: The case competition event provides you an opportunity to engage in learning about Nielsen while applying analytical thinking to a business issue facing our clients. Learn about what Nielsen associates do with an opportunity to present to the Nielsen panel, including representation from the company’s senior leadership at the final round. Read More

Please Note: These competitions are not endorsed by NU EECS, but posted as received by external providers.