IOT for Smart Cities Hackathon

Ryerson’s IOT for Smart Cities Hackathon is a two-day event on March 24th hosted by the IEEE Ryerson Student Chapter. Teams will present their final projects in front of a panel of judges for a chance to win prize money and an exciting opportunity to network with variety of industry personnel. This hackathon will provide a venue for students to express their creativity, collaboration, and innovative thinking to come up with ideas to solve real life problems. The hackathon will bring state-of-the-art technology to the smart city initiative and bridge the academic research between IOT and industry practice.

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$1,500 in prizes

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Bannister, Ban

Bannister, Ban

Elmadany, Nour

Elmadany, Nour

Judging Criteria

  • Idea Originality
    Idea is original and described with great detail. Idea is useful in that it solves a problem, provides a service, or enables a significant function.
  • Hardware Technical Complexity
    Multiple peripherals are used to provide the necessary functionality required. Interfacing circuits are created with no problems.
  • Technical Integration
    System is well-designed and all components with their respective interfaces are working and well-designed. No bugs are present and there is some handling of non-ideal components.
  • Working Demo
    Demonstration works flawlessly, is repeatable, and impressive. Demonstration is clear and presents the underlying design principles.
  • Presentation
    Presentation is convincing and summarizes learnings, troubles, and deep understanding of technology used. Presentation is well rehearsed, demonstrate contributions by individual members, and reflect how the team was able to work effectively together.