Kyle Hart wins 2020 Innovation Breakthrough Challenge

Kyle Hart, an ICS Computer Science Ph.D. student and Hawaii Data Science Fellow, has won the 2020 Breakthrough Innovation Challenge run by the Shidler College of Business and the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship. His business proposal, Nowcasting Solar Irradiance, uses artificial intelligence to forecast cloud cover, an important problem for electric utilities on islands. Ty Uehara, an ICS undergraduate, won the competition in 2019.

Congratulations, Kyle!