2021 Better Working World Data Challenge
Don’t just predict the future. Build a better one.
The Challenge is now closed
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Better Working World Data Challenge.
Over 8,500 students and young professionals from more than 115 countries took part in the Challenge to develop an automated fire-edge detection and prediction model and help firefighters make more timely and informed decisions, and ultimately helping to save lives, property and biodiversity from the effects of wildfires.
We are delighted to announce our 12 global finalists:
Challenge 1: Fire mapping
- Hubert Charewicz from Poland
- Dominik Benk from Czech Republic
- Zhaowei Han, Zifan Liu, Shuqing He and Bowen Kuang from China
- Cyndy Amesawu, Franklin Adjei from Ghana
- Eric Wang, Clément Veyssière, Kevin Xu from France
Challenge 2: Fire behavior
- Taufiq Husada Daryanto from Indonesia
- Low Junwei, Chua Yu Hao, B. Nishanth from Singapore
- Tjia Johan Setiawan from Indonesia
- Lim Tze Shan (Skyler) from Singapore
- Dorottya Fuzy, Istvan Kereszy, Krisztián Pomázit, from Hungary & US
- Franklin Adjei from Ghana
We’ll be announcing our winners at the global awards show on 20 July at 1pm BST (noon GMT), and we wish them all the very best of luck.
Join us to find out who our global winners are by registering on the link below.
Discover the prestigious judges
The judges come from across industry and academia, and include a professional firefighter, data scientists, computer scientists, and even a professional astronomer.
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