Teradata University Network Announces 2017 Student Competitions Finalists & Scholarship Programs Recipients

TUN Student Competition Finalists

Teradata University Network has offered student competitions and scholarship programs to provide faculty and students an opportunity to attend the Teradata PARTNERS Conference and Expo. Teradata University Network is excited to announce the finalists for both of our 2017 Competitions.

AnalyticsChallenge

The goal of the Analytics Challenge is to provide students with an opportunity to present their business analytics research or application cases to professionals in the business analytics community.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 Analytics Challenge FINALISTS and their teams!

Session 1

  • Auburn University (Chao Wei Zhang)
  • California State University Fullerton (Vikneshvar Chandrasahan)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Tessa Boukal)
  • NIDA Thailand (Saranya Khunchotiphong)
  • University of Cincinnati (Christopher Kearney)

Session 2

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (Kasey Mazza)
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (Tri Mai)
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (Neha Ajgaonkar)
  • University of North Carolina Charlotte (Saritha Ramkumar)
  • Western Kentucky University (Ryan Boone)

DataChallenge

In our third annual Data Challenge competition, all student teams were provided with the same data set and questions from our non-profit partner Rise Against Hunger.

The teams analyzed the data and business question provided and presented their findings and results.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 Data Challenge FINALISTS and their teams!

  • Carnegie Mellon University Australia (Huijun Wang)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Teresa Davies)
  • NIDA Thailand (Suthee Promsena)
  • North Carolina State University (Sujit Srivastava)
  • University of Alabama (Chris Painter)
  • University of North Carolina Charlotte (Shivam Thanvi)
  • University of North Carolina Charlotte (Vinaya Tinguria)

Please note that FINALISTS (one main presenter and one faculty advisor) & Honorable Mentions automatically received complimentary passes to PARTNERS 2017.

In addition, we selected 5 teams as Honorable Mentions*:

  • NIDA Thailand (Chartaroon Kiattisaktawe)
  • Singapore Management University (Nurul Azhar)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (Jennifer Gardner)
  • Texas A&M University (Jason Noriega)
  • University of North Carolina Charlotte (Lindsay Richter)

*Honorable Mentions will not be presenting their work at PARTNERS 2017. However, they will receive complimentary passes to attend the conference.

2017 TUN Scholarships

Below are the recipients of the 2017 Scholarship Program!

Please note that FINALISTS (one main presenter and one faculty advisor) & Honorable Mentions automatically received complimentary passes to PARTNERS 2017.

This list consists of students who were not selected as finalists nor competing in the Challenge, but applied for a scholarship.

Each of these students will be receiving a complimentary pass to PARTNERS 2017 conference. Congratulations!

  • California State University Los Angeles (Ruchi Singh)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University (Jason Alvarez)
  • Florida AM University (Ulysses Foreman)
  • Mississippi State University (Austin Lewis)
  • NIDA Thailand (Kritsada Mayou)
  • Northeastern University (Maria Georgieva)
  • University of Alabama (Jessica Tolbert)
  • University of Minnesota Duluth (Myra Garlid)

We are also awarding TUN scholarship to these faculty members and they also will be receiving a complimentary pass to PARTNERS 2017 conference.

  • California State University Los Angeles (Jongwook Woo)
  • Mississippi State University (Stephen France)

Teradata PARTNERS is the premier, customer-led global data conference that brings advanced data and analytics experts,  and industry expertise together, leading the initiative for companies to drive more value from data. Ninety one percent of 2016 attendees said that PARTNERS is the most valuable data conference they attended in the last 12 months.

During the 2017 Teradata PARTNERS Conference in Anaheim, CA, we will be hosting Teradata University Network’s 4th annual Student Competitions. Students selected for the competition finals will have the opportunity to showcase their findings through both formal presentations and poster/demo sessions. We are proud to present this year's Data Challenge and Analytics Challenge.

2017 PARTNERS CONFERENCE