Monica McNerney Wins 2016 Three Minute Thesis Competition

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Monica McNerney, a doctoral student in Bioengineering, won the 2016 Three Minute Thesis competition.

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Monica McNerney, a doctoral student in Bioengineering, won the 2016 Three Minute Thesis competition.  

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After successfully boiling years of research on bacterial biosensors down to a three-minute presentation, Monica McNerney took home first place at Georgia Tech's Three Minute Thesis competition.

McNerney, a doctoral student in Bioengineering, was one of 10 doctoral students to compete in the final round of the competition on Nov. 15. Her presentation, Bacterial Biosensors: Low-cost, Field-friendly Nutrition Tests, earned McNerney a $2,000 research travel grant.  

The following finalists also took home research travel grants: 

  • Second Place: Tesca Fitzgerald, Human Centered Computing,
    Teaching Robots to Learn Skills  
  • Third Place: Bharath Hebbe Madhusudhana, Physics,
    Reading out the Geometry from an Atom's Memory  
  • People's Choice (tie): Aravind Samba Murthy, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Recovering Kinetic Energy Using Electric Motors, and
    Bharath Hebbe Madhusudhana, Physics,
    Reading out the Geometry from an Atom's Memory 

For more information about the annual competition, visit grad.gatech.edu/3MT.

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  • Created On: Nov 16, 2016 - 11:51am
  • Last Updated: Nov 16, 2016 - 2:33pm