Mahdi Tayarani Najaran, Eason Hu and Ben Sheftel (click to enlarge)

CS Team Wins 2nd Place at 2011 Great Canadian Appathon

Computer Science PhD student Mahdi Tayarani Najaran, together with Computer Science undergraduate students Eason Hu and Ben Sheftel, won second place and a $10,000 prize at the Great Canadian Appathon Competition.  CTV reported that over 300 people (over 100 teams) across Canada participated in this competition.

Here are a few articles about the competition and winners:

Congratulations, Mahdi, Eason and Ben!

Screenshot of app
Screenshot of app