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Student teams were randomly assigned use cases developed by the sponsors: M&T Bank, ValueCentric, and BlueCross BlueShield.
Each year, the Blockchain Buildathon changes to reflect the expansion in understanding of both students and industry.
This year, most of the student teams were able to develop a complete solution for their assigned case.
Dean Folks talks to representatives from BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, which was sponsoring the event.
The recipients of the Grand 1st prize worked on the M&T Bank use case, creating a platform to look for liens on one’s property.
Judy Feldman, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at ValueCentric, helps to announce award winners.
The recipients of the Blockchain Buildathon Grand 1st Prize pose with representatives from M&T Bank and faculty member Bina Ramamurthy.
The recipients of the Blockchain Buildathon Grand 2nd Prize pose with representatives from ValueCentric and faculty member Bina Ramamurthy.
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UB's Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) club and its president received awards from the national ESW for outstanding chapter and outstanding member. UB ESW learned earlier this year that it will host the 2021 national ESW conference. “As soon as we applied (to host the national conference), national ESW said ‘we want you guys to do this. We want University at Buffalo, specifically, to be the first ones to do this.’” - Austin Izzo, President, and senior environmental engineering student