IEEE University of Kelaniya Student Branch [Sri Lanka Section]

Shehara Grabau, Secretary for IEEE University of Kelaniya Student Branch

RealHack 2.0

RealHack, the 24-hour Inter-University Hackathon was organized for the second consecutive year by the IEEE University of Kelaniya Student Branch. The event was co-organized by the Software Engineering Students’ Association of the University. 280 teams of undergraduates from both government as well as private universities registered for RealHack 2.0. The Final Hackathon commenced on the 7th November 2019 at Sri Dharmaloka Hall, University of Kelaniya with the participation of the 15 final teams. A problem statement was given to the finalists and the teams were given the challenge of proposing and implementing a software solution for a real-time question and answer site. The Hackathon was conducted in 5 milestones and the progress of each team was evaluated at the end of each milestone throughout the Hackathon. Team Debuggers from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura emerged as Champions of RealHack 2.0 and the organizers received positive feedback from the participants.