Winners of Three Minute Thesis (3MT) named

The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the winners of the 5th annual 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) competition that was held virtually this year. The competition ended Feb. 3, with the announcement of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners during a virtual awards ceremony. 

Congratulations to Nidhal Badrouchi, doctoral student in Petroleum Engineering, for winning first place for “Green Gain Solution: Reversing the Impact of CO2 on the Planet” and to Pavan Challa, doctoral student in Civil Engineering, for taking second place for “Destruction of “Forever” Chemicals.” Congratulations also to third place winner, Regan Lawrence, master’s student in Biomedical Sciences, for her presentation “All About Fats—But Not Another Diet.” All three students received cash prizes for placing in the competition. 

Nidhal, thefirst-place winner, will continue on to the regional 3MT competition hosted by the Western Association of Graduate Schools’ (WAGS) annual meeting. The meeting, “Graduate Education 360: Supporting the Whole Student,” will be held virtually on March 21-24, with the competition on March 24. More information about the regional competition can be found here.

The winning videos for the competition can be seen on the School of Graduate Studies website here. 

Please congratulate Nidhal, Pavan, and Regan!