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2019 KU 3MT Finals

Six KU graduate students competed in the Final Round of the 2019 KU Three Minute Thesis Competition on February 28, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, in Forum AB, Burge Union. Judges selected a first and second place winner while the audience voted to determine the People's Choice award winner. See below for a list of these students, their degree and program, and their research title. Learn more about this event at the 3MT Competition site.

  • Sayantani Basu, Doctoral Student in Chemical Engineering, “Nanoengineered DNA Based Injectable Hydrogels as Sustained Drug Delivery Platform for Cranial Defect Repair”
  • Jordan Borrell, Doctoral Student in Bioengineering, “Rewiring the Injured Spinal Cord - Is the Bionic Person a Reality?”
  • Kait Howard, Doctoral Student in Bioengineering, “You Can't Be Replaced, But Your Knee Can!”
  • Shravan Kaundinya, Doctoral Student in Electrical Engineering, “Monitoring Water Content in Soil Using Radar”
  • Sanjana Sundararajan, Doctoral Student in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, “Because Small Things Do Go a Long Way!”
  • Peymon Zereshki, Doctoral Student in Physics, “The Future of Electronic Technology"

1st place: Kait Howard

2nd place: Shravan Kaundinya

People's ChoiceSanjana Sundararajan

2019 KU 3MT Heats

Twenty-five KU graduate students competed in the Heats Round of the 2019 KU Three Minute Thesis Competition on February 18, 2019. Click here to see a list of these students, their degree and program, and their research title.