Each sponsor will give one award based on broad criteria including novelty, execution, quality of engineering, performance, difficulty, social benefits, presentation, and usefulness. Each sponsor award will include a commemorative trophy and a $750 cash prize.
This year's sponsor award recipients are:
Air Liquide: Health Tracking App for IHH
EY: Ithaca Transit App
Capital One: QUACC
Amazon: Ithaca Transit App
Disney: Spyder Bot
JP Morgan: Cicero DB
Bank of America: Campus Tour App
Workday: Banana Maven
Goldman Sachs: In Domain
Faculty Choice Award
The Faculty Choice Award is judged by CIS faculty and focuses on the computing aspect of a project. Criteria may include novelty, elegance, simplicity, and appropriateness of algorithms and overall software engineering. The winning project will receive $750. The winner of the Faculty Choice Award was: Brella - Personal Weather.
The Statistics Award is given to the most intriguing statistics project as judged by a panel of statistics faculty members. The winning project will receive $750. This year's award winning team was: Wikisite.
Legacy Teams Award
The Legacy Teams Award is a separate category this year, compromised solely of Cornell Engineering Project Teams submissions. It is judged by select faculty and students. The selected team will receive $750. This year's award recipient was: Autonomous Bicycle.