Recent PhD Graduate, Dr. Hussein Ahmed, Wins Hokie Health Code-A-Thon

Publish Date: 04/16/2012

Dr. Hussein Ahmed, a 2010 graduate of the computer science PhD program, recently won the Hokie Health Code-A-Thon.  The event, managed by Health 2.0 and sponsored by the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council and many local businesses, was held April 13-14, 2012.  Dr. Ahmed won the $2500 first place prize for his app called "HeyRecall." 

Read more about the Hokie Health Code-A-Thon:

Event Announcement

Tweet from Aneesh Chopra, previous CTO for the United States, announcing winner

Roanoke Times coverage

List of winners and more information from the hack-a-thon