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Browse: Abstracts, Winners and runners up, Awards Ceremony (Watch Recording), Posters by HPCC Systems InternsPosters by Academic Partners, Poster Judges, Virtual Judging, Virtual Poster Booths

HPCC Systems collaborates with a number of academic institutions in the USA, Brazil, Europe and India. Our intern program, welcomes students on to the HPCC Systems platform team during the summer recess to work on HPCC Systems related projects. Our Academic Program supports research projects requiring data analytics which students also contribute to and as a result, are eligible to enter this contest. In fact, any student working on an HPCC Systems related project is welcome to enter this contest, regardless of whether they are an intern or academic partner contributor.  

We held our first technical presentation competition at our Community Day Summit in 2016. The aim of this contest is to give students working on HPCC Systems related projects, an opportunity to showcase their achievements to a wide audience of HPCC Systems open source community members and LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group employees. This event is held at our annual HPCC Systems Community Day Summit and you can read all about what happened at last year's poster contest by reading our Fly on the Wall - 2019 Poster Contest Blog.

Our 2020 Poster Contest will be was held virtually this year, so it is going to look looked a little difference to our judges and students, but the outcome will look was just the same as always. We announced the results winners of our Best Poster Categories and Community Choice Award during our 200  2020 HPCC Systems Community Day Summit. We also presented a new award Our Community Choice Award was new in 2020 and was presented to the student whose poster receives received the most votes from all our Community Day attendees. This award is called the 'Community Choice Award'.

Find out about our 2020 Judging Panel, the virtual judging process and experience the virtual poster booths displayed at Community Day,

About the Students

We had 13 entries into our 2020 Poster Contest, with students presenting from 4 continents; :

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • North America


  • South America


The students range ranged from high school right the way through to PhD level and there is also showcased projects covering a wide variety of topics covered by their work. The posters were displayed at our Community Day Summit which was a virtual event in 2020. Attendees . HPCC Systems Community Day attendees were able to meet students at our Interactive Expo and visit their poster chat room to ask questions or comment on their work . Attendees also registered and register their votes for our new Community Choice Award.


Ambu Karthik
RV College of Engineering, India
Implementation of Generative Adversarial Networks in HPCC Systems using GNN Bundle

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Atreya Bain
RV College of Engineering, India
HSQL: An SQL-like language for HPCC Systems

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Varsha Jenni
RV College of Engineering, India
Hybrid Density-based Adaptive clustering using Gaussian kernel and Grid Search

Students Presenting from Europe

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Nathan Halliday
Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge, UK

The Parallel Workflow Engine

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Students Presenting from North America

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Gurman Singh
North Carolina State University
The Making of an Agriculture Data Lake

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Jack Fields
American Heritage School of Boca/Delray

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Jefferson Mao
Lambert High School, Georgia

HPCC Systems on Google Anthos

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Matthias Murray
New College of Florida
Applying HPCC Systems TextVector to SEC Filings

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Robert Kennedy
Florida Atlantic University

Distributed GPU Accelerated Neural Networks with GNN

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Vannel Zeufack
Kennesaw State University
Preprocessing Bundle for HPCC Systems Machine Learning Library

Yash Mishra
Clemson University
Leveraging and Evaluating Kubernetes Support on Microsoft Azure