Congrats to our Pitt Mobile App Challenge Idea Winners! | Information Technology | University of Pittsburgh

Congrats to our Pitt Mobile App Challenge Idea Winners!

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 10:23


The votes are in and the winners of the Pitt Mobile App Challenge idea phase have been selected! Thank you to everyone who participated in the idea phase. We received more than 160 submissions and thousands of votes.

Each of the winning entries listed below received a $50 Amazon gift card. Want to be our next winner? Submit your app mockup by January 13 and you could win one of three $250 Amazon gift cards. Or submit a working prototype of your app before March 2 for a chance to win a $2,000 Amazon gift card!  




Christopher Corsi

Yellow Brick App

“Yellow Brick App is a real-time advertising medium for Bar and Restaurant promotions within proximity to you that's accompanied by an incentive-based user rewards program.”

Rohan and Ritika

Rohan Patel and Ritika Makhoor

HIF (How It Feels)

“Crowdsourcing weather. A local message board to post about the current weather in real time. How it feels, how it looks, and how to dress.”

Brittney and Jorden

Brittney Lojas and Jorden Hill

Study Spot

“The go to app that allows students to find open tables in major Pitt buildings and which tables have outlets beside them. It also lets students find friends that already have a table.”


Abygail Paseos


“Looking for someone to study with or a seat in Hillman? Find people studying the same thing and pop a squat.”


Max Polec


“This app will be used to take a photo of your syllabus and will use the data on the page to add all of your deadlines for that class (homework, papers, exams) directly into your Google Calendar!”