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2019 3MT Winners

Three students from the College of Engineering were chosen as winners in the Graduate School’s fifth annual Three Minute Thesis. The competition challenges graduate students to explain their research to a general audience in just three minutes.

3MT winners
Three 3MT winners (from left) pictured with Peter Harries, Graduate School dean; Francisco Jativa, second place; Hafizul Islam, first place; Taylor Neumann, People’s Choice; and Tom Stafford, master of ceremonies. (Becky Kirkland photo)
  • First place, Hafizul Islam, FEEED the Hungry, industrial and systems engineering
  • Second place, Francisco Jativa, Sea-ment, civil, construction and environmental engineering
  • People’s Choice winner, Taylor Neumann, From Body Heat to Electricity, chemical and biomolecular engineering