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NJIT Graduate Students Place 2nd at Juniper Networks Hackathon

Shown from left to right: Graduate students Vivek Bhoj, Mustafa Torun, Onur Yilmaz and Assistant Professor Michael Ehrlich.

A team of NJIT graduate students recently placed second at the Juniper Networks Hackathon on Feb 2.  NJIT was the host school.  Teams from Rutgers, NYIT, NYU/Poly, and U.Penn participated, with the U.Penn team placing first and the Rutgers team placing third.  On Jan. 26, teams were given a challenge to manage network congestion. One week later the teams presented their solutions.  Teams also attended sessions where they learned about innovation and tools to manage software defined networks (SDNs).