What is Hack Dearborn?
Hack Dearborn is an upcoming annual hackathon in southeast Michigan. Hack Dearborn will be hosted at the University of Michigan Dearborn by the Google Developer Student Clubs chapter at the University. Hack Dearborn aims to provide students with a creative space to solve problems and create real world solutions using technology.
Create a solution to a futuristic automotive issue: self-driving vehicles, smart mobility, and connectivity.
Hackers will address the issue of inequitable access to financial services. Topics include: financial literacy, consumer protection, inclusivity and affordability.
Hackers will create a project that they think improves education. Possible issues are the digital divide, learning inequalities, and much more.
Health and Wellness
To address issues such as healthy food consumption and mental health, hackers will develop digital solutions.
Coffee Maker (Education)
Switch (3rd Place)
iPad (1st Prize)
Bose Headphones (2nd Place)
Mechanical Keyboard (Beginner)
Yeti Mic (Finance)
A hackathon is a 24+ hour event where " hackers" will collaborate on creating a functioning software and/or hardware project for fame and fortune. Okay, maybe not fame or fortune, but definitely cool prizes and bragging rights.
Hack Dearborn is open to all currently enrolled college students, especially beginners!. ALL majors are welcome - we'll have workshops to help non-technical students get started and build something really cool!
We love to welcome first time hackers starting their hacking journey. We'll have tons of mentors and workshops to help you get started. We'll also have a beginner track for you to compete in!
You can form team with up to 4 members. We encourage you to bring your friends to form a team! If you don't have a team, there'll be plenty of opportunities for you to meet other hackers and form a team!
This event will be an exclusively in-person event held at the University Center on the University of Michigan Dearborn campus. We will not be offering a virtual option for this event.
All you need is to fill our form above! We will send you an email confirmation and a link to join the Discord.
Yes! All participants will receive some swag. Those who end up demoing their project will receive even more swag!
Ali Al Zein