Tyler Kirby competes in Hack The Lou

The Hack The Lou hackathon was hosted by Label Insight at the T-Rex center on Saturday, Oct. 21st. It was an all-day event where teams of software engineers competed to build fully featured products using Label Insight’s product nutrients data API. Graduate Student Tyler Kirby's team won in the mobile application category with an app that allows users to scan barcodes of food products to see what allergens they may contain. 

Tyler is currently an intern with Archimedes Digital, has helped develop a mobile app for future Greek courses here at WashU, and has been building machine learning and natural language understanding software for research projects.