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Record number of projects submitted!

A record-breaking 46 projects were submitted for presentation at this year’s BOOM!  Come see them on April 19, 4:00-6:00pm in the Duffield Hall Atrium. Free and open to the public!

Student projects coming in! Submit yours!

We now have over 20 student projects submitted for BOOM 2017. Is yours on the list? Early deadline is March 30! Want an idea of what is already submitted?

Now accepting project submissions for BOOM 2017

Project submissions are now open for BOOM 2017! The premier annual showcase for Cornell student projects in cutting-edge digital technology, BOOM is your chance to demo your work to the Cornell community as well as receive cash prizes from BOOM corporate sponsors! To submit a project visit the projects submissions page.

BOOM 2017 logo selected!


Congratulations to the winner of our 2017 BOOM logo contest — Crystal Liu! Her design will be gracing the T-shirts and marketing materials of this year’s event and Crystal is the winner of a new iPad Mini! Congrats!

2017 Sponsorship Information Now Available!

BOOM is back! BOOM provides sponsors with a unique opportunity to network with students and faculty, recruit future hires, choose winning student projects, and highly your company to this highly attended event! Corporate sponsorship commitments are due by December 30, 2016.

BOOM 2017 Logo Design Contest Announced!

The prize is an Apple Mini iPad!


SWAG-T-shirts, Invitations, Programs, Posters!

On Our Website!

Deadline: October 21, 2016!

Only Cornell students are eligible to enter.

For all logos, these are the guidelines:

The design must contain the words “BOOM 2017” and “Bits On Our Minds.” These can be lower- or upper-case. Do not use any additional text.

  1. Your logo(s) cannot closely resemble any existing logo.
  2.  Images that use brains, bombs, or light bulbs will NOT be considered.
  3. BOOM will retain all rights to the winning logo.
  4. No logos that infringe on copyright will be considered—this includes parody images.

Multiple submissions are encouraged!!!

How to Submit Your Logo?  Submit to

Submit your logo(s) in the following format:

  • JPEG or PDF
  • The winner will be required to provide original working files, with all text converted to shapes. If your logo is a high-res image, you must also make a simplified vector version in 3 colors or less.
  • If your logo is a vector image in three colors or less to begin with, there’s no need to submit other versions.

If you have any questions, email

We look forward to seeing your work!

BOOM 2017 Date Announced!

BOOM 2017 will be held Wednesday, April 19 in Duffield Hall. Watch this site for announcements about a student logo contest as well as submissions deadlines for the event.

TimeWarner Cable News Coverage of BOOM

2015 BOOM Award Winners Announced!

2015 BOOM Award Winners

People’s Choice: CUAir

Where’s the BOOM: Embedding Students and Educational Content from Online Courses

Capital One Award: Automated Perforator Flap MRA Reporting

Intel Award: Cornell Mars Rover

GE: IT Imagination at Work Award: Rapid Circuit Prototyping

Bloomberg Award: GIX

Google Moonshot Award: Rapid Circuit Prototyping

Goldman Sachs Award: GIX

For more information on student projects visit

BOOM Goes Cornell on WHCU radio

Check out the radio piece “BOOM goes Cornell”promoting BOOM!