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2020 Analytics & Data Challenge Winners

First, we would like to take the opportunity to thank ALL of the students who submitted to our 2020 Analytics and Data Challenges and their faculty advisors, despite the challenges of COVID-19. Your resilience and hard work are so admired and appreciated! Each year, the quality of submissions we have received have been really high, and it was a truly tough decision for our judges to select the best of the best.

On behalf of Teradata University for Academics and Taproot Foundation, our 2020 Data Challenge non-profit partner, we are excited to announce the 2020 Analytics and Data Challenge WINNERS!


2020 Analytics Challenge

Overall Winner

Miami University Ohio
Claire Galberg, Laura De Olivier, Brant Imhoff, Toby Yang
Faculty Advisor: Jay Shan

People's Choice Winner

Loyola University Chicago
Hannah Niehoff, Michael Esson, Zachary Clark, Aidan Gregory, Laura Cuevas
Faculty Advisor: Svelotzar Nestorov

Best Analytics & Visualization Winner

Oklahoma State University
Sugandhi Akula, Soumya Patra, Anamul Hasan, Pratyush Dash, Sreejita Biswas
 Faculty Advisor:
Goutam Chakaborty


2020 Data Challenge

Overall Winner

Technical University Munich (Germany)
Michael Gigler, Franziska Röber, Nikita Makarov, Felix Schramm
Faculty Advisor: Martin Bichler

People's Choice

NIDA Business School (Thailand)
Boonwirat Thiemwongkul, Wirawan Wuttipanuphark, Tanachai Jatturongkapolkul
Faculty Advisor: Jongsawas Chongwatpol

Most Value to Taproot

Loyola University Chicago (USA)
Molly Herdlick, Shona Sunil, Tamera Cawelle, Inés González Di Martino
Faculty Advisor: Dinko Bačić

Teradata Technology Award

Tecnologico De Monterrey (Mexico)
Marco Andrés Vázquez García,
Laura Fabiola Aguilar Villanueva,
Gastón Iván Cortés Barbosa,
Fidel Garza Espinosa
Faculty Advisor: Julián Prieto Magnus 

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Teradata Analytics Data Challenge

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