Alan Hunt, Demo Day host and CSE 611 instructor; Demo Day 2019 first place winners Pranjal Jain, Saurab Chauhan, Pranav Vij, and Nikhil Lala; and Sonny Sonnenstein, Demo Day sponsor and M&T Bank SVP & CIO, Consumer, Business, and Digital Banking
Oliver Kennedy, Database Bake-Off host and CSE 562 instructor; Database Bake-Off 2019 second-place winners "Lannisters", Srinivas Rishindra Pothireddi, Lakshmi Narasimhavihari Vemuri, Sri Harsha; and "Lone Wolf", Varsha Ganesh
Oliver Kennedy, Database Bake-Off host and CSE 562 instructor; Database Bake-Off 2019 winners, the slow mo guys: Mohammad Umair, Hariprasath Parthasarathy, and Syed Aqhib Ahmed
At the end of the semester, student groups from several CSE capstone classes present the culmination of three months of effort, hard work, (metaphorical) blood, sweat (well... caffeine really), and tears (see above).
The set of courses that participates in Demo Day changes each semester.
In 2019, we added the Database Bake-Off—a competition in which student database developers race their homemade databases to see whose system can complete a standard set of SQL queries in the fastest time.