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3 Minute Thesis

Hafizul Ismal at food pantry

Jan 23, 2020

3MT Winner Helps Food Banks Reach More People

Engineering Ph.D. student Hafizul Islam won the 2019 Three Minute Thesis by describing his research that helps food banks distribute food more equitably, effectively and efficiently. 

3MT winners

Oct 30, 2019

Engineering Students Win Three Minute Thesis

Three students from the College of Engineering were chosen as winners in the Graduate School’s fifth annual Three Minute Thesis. 

three winners with their plaques

Nov 6, 2017

Three Chosen as Winners for Three Minute Thesis

Three Ph.D. students representing different NC State University colleges were chosen from 10 finalists as winners in the Graduate School's 2018 Three Minute Thesis. 

Five people on stage

Oct 3, 2017

Finalists Chosen for 2017 Three Minute Thesis

Ten graduate student finalists representing five NC State University colleges will compete in the Graduate School’s third annual Three Minute Thesis competition on Oct. 31 at Hunt Library. 

Haritha holds a block of asphalt

Nov 29, 2016

Turning Black Roads Green

After earning her Ph.D. in civil engineering last year, Haritha Malladi set out to see some of the United States roads for herself—more than 10,000 miles of roads, to be exact. 

Oct 26, 2016

Engineering, CALS Students Win 3 Minute Thesis Honors

Three Ph.D. students were recognized for their outstanding research presentations Tuesday in the Graduate School’s second annual 3 Minute Thesis competition. Ten graduate student finalists presented their dissertation research in just three minutes, with one slide. 

Stephanie at lab bench

Oct 11, 2016

Finalists Named for 3 Minute Thesis 2016

Ten finalists for the Graduate School’s second annual 3 Minute Thesis® competition, Oct. 25, will demonstrate who is most capable of describing their Ph.D. research in just three minutes and with only one slide. 

Haritha besid her car and bike

Apr 6, 2016

Alumna Hits the Road, After Studying Roads

After five years of studying how to recycle asphalt in road construction, alumna Dr. Haritha Malladi set out in December to explore the United States' vast network of roads. 

Haritha and Dean Grasso hold award plaque

Feb 22, 2016

Graduate Alumna Takes 2nd Place in Regional 3MT

Dr. Haritha Malladi, who recently earned a Ph.D. in civil engineering from NC State, won second place in the Southern region’s 3 Minute Thesis competition this weekend in Charlotte. 

group of winners with dean

Oct 29, 2015

Engineering Students Sweep NC State’s First 3 Minute Thesis

Engineering students took all three prizes Oct. 28 in the first-ever 3 Minute Thesis competition at NC State University. The international competition challenges students to describe their dissertation research in 3 minutes, using just one slide.