3MT: Three Minute Thesis

2018

Winner: Rainie Nelson

Major: Chemical Engineering

Presentation: Shining A Light: The Power of Perovskites

Runner Up: Andrew Downs

Major: Electrical Engineering

Presentation: Preventing Catastrophe: Advancing the Science of Non-destructive Evaluation

People’s Choice Award: Manreet Singh Bhullar

Major: Food Science and Technology

Presentation: The Fate of Fallen Produce

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Final Round Participants

Name Major Title
Carmen Reynolds Nutritional Science; Biochemistry How a Vitamin D Metabolite Regulates Calcium Absorption
Andrew Downs Electrical Engineering Preventing Catastrophe: Advancing the Science of Non-destructive Evaluation
Jeffrey Rokkum Psychology; Human Computer Interaction On Anxiety and Multitasking
Yueyi Jiao Electrical Engineering Flexible Strain Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring
Kelsey Fisher Entomology Monarch Butterfly Movement Ecology
Rainie Nelson Chemical Engineering Shining A Light: The Power of Perovskites
Graham Redweik Microbiology A Tale of Two Immunogens: Unique Responses to Live Supplements in Chickens
Manreet Singh Bhullar Food Science and Technology The Fate of Fallen Produce

2017

Winner: Alex Wrede

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Presentation: Studying Microbubbles to Treat Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

Runner Up: Vivek Lawana

Major: Biomedical Sciences

Presentation: Parkinson’s Disease: An Unheard Tale of Microglia

People’s Choice Award: Anuraag Boddupalli

Major: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Presentation: Gels and Lasers for Better Healthcare

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Online ISU Daily article: http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/article_de420908-c353-11e7-8f2a-0fb7aa01a5c8.html