Congratulations !
Winners of the 2019 CUNY-IBM Watson Social Impact Challenge

From left, the Third Place Winning Team, the First Place Winning Team at the center, and the Second Place Winning Team.

Watch the video of the FINAL PRESENTATIONS on Baruch College’s Digital Media Library.

WINNER: Team 25 RED TIES

Business Case Title: “Guardian: The Mental Health System for Veterans”
One-line about the proposed project: “Leveraging Cloud-Based Artificial Intelligence-Driven Personal Assistant System Powered by IBM Watson to Reduce Suicide Rates and Promote Mental Health Wellness in the Veteran Community.”
1-minute video
Team Members: Egor Semeniak, Mark Vitebsky, Vincent Vitiello, Anthony Astarita

SECOND PLACE WINNING TEAM: Team 3 TEAM WORK

Business Case Title: Watson Study Buddy – The Future of Higher Education
One-line about the proposed project: Watson Study Buddy is supplemental education platform with the mission of helping students improve, achieve, and succeed in college so they can graduate on time.
1-minute video 
Team Members: Anthony Sokolov, Karina Ionkina, Andy Mina

THIRD PLACE WINNING TEAM: Team 2 WATSON FOR EARTH

Business Case Title: NYCT Efficiency Improvement by IBM Watson Predictive Maintenance System (PMS)
One-line about the proposed project: IBM Watson PMS is designed to help the NYCT maintenance department to efficiently design schedules utilizing the computer algorithm with big data.
1-minute video
Team Members: Dean Yu, Yao Qian, Soo Rim Kang, Anastasiya Uraleva


FINALISTS
2019 CUNY-IBM Watson Social Impact Challenge

Team 21 META

Business Case Title: Spotty
One-line about the proposed project: Spotty, is a platform that aims to inform users of the most optimal place to park according to their desired destination.
1-minute video
Team Members: Muhammad Khalil, Meldin Kajoshaj, Nora Elattar, Yousef Khudair

Team 24 CUNY HEALTH DEVELOPER

Business Case Title: Watson On Record
One-line about the proposed project: Leveraging voice recordings of healthcare professionals for patient data entry to populate accurate and efficient Electronic Health Records (EHRs), thus improving patient prognosis, diagnosis, medication, and treatment.
1-minute video
Team Members: Anam Munawar, Benjamin Kravets, Chester Rath, Eric Melerud, & Luis Gualpa

Team 19 NYCHA

Business Case Title: IBHome, better home
One-line about the proposed project: IBHome – I, be home.
1-minute video
Team Members: Yutong Du, Jiawei He, Jingyi Pan, Guichun Pan

Team 28 SAVE THE W

Business Case Title: Watson IAS
One-line about the proposed project: Watson IAS assist Child Protective Specialist to give early appropriate supports to children and their families.
1-minute video
Team Members: Mariko Chida, Kaori Yonemura, Yurui Wei

Team 15 SAFEBIT

Business Case Title: Decrease the frequency of falls and accidents by helping senior be reminded to take their pills on time and schedule their next refill.
One-line about the proposed project: SafeBit is developing a real-time medication voice activated reminder app and a carry on wearable for their pills; this carry on wearable will allow the caretaker to track when the seniors takes their pills and then schedule their next refill.
1-minute video
Team Members: John Saeteros, Shuhua Song, Rances Tremols

Team 9 WATSON FIT

Business Case Title: Fix Transit!
One-line about the proposed project: Watson Fix Transit will use Artificial Intelligence to perform root-cause analysis on MTA delay incidents (reducing them), create subway maintenance models (cutting costs), and improve customer service responses on Social Media.
1-minute video
Team Members: Sohail Anwar, Alexandru Lapsin, Olesia Ivanyshynets

Team 6 WATSON MENTOR

Business Case Title: Improving Post-Graduate Outcomes and Student Experience with Watson Mentor
One-line about the proposed project: Using IBM’s deep learning technology, Watson Mentor completely overhauls how students are guided and encouraged in their academic careers and beyond.
1-minute video
Team Members: Michael DiGiorgio, Arif Banai, Kei Nemoto

 

For what’s next in the Competition, please check out the Challenge Schedule.

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