Participating students demonstrate their engagement in high quality research with an ability to present this research professionally and effectively to a non-specialized audience.

Awards for:
• Individual Poster
• Group Poster
• Abbreviated Thesis Presentation

Schedule

10-12 Poster Competition (SERC Lobby)

1PM-2PM Three Minute Thesis (Engineering 102)

2-4 Award Ceremony & Reception (by RSVP)

Prizes

Poster Competition

1st Place: $750

2nd Place: $500

3rd Place: $250

Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

Winner: $750

Runner-Up: $500

People's Choice: $250

2020 Winners 

Poster Competition

1st Place - Arezou Anvari, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Advisor: Dr. Avner Ronen
Performance enhancement and scaling mitigation of radio frequency induction heated membranes in vacuum membrane distillation

2nd Place - Michael Phelan, Bioengineering, Advisor: Dr. Peter Lelkes
Novel Rotating Wall Vessel Bioreactors for Improved Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Retinal Organoids

3rd Place - Danfeng Xie, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Advisor: Dr. Li Bai
Estimating Cerebral Blood Flow from BOLD Signal Using Deep Dilated Wide Activation Networks

3MT Competition

Winner - Arezou Anvari, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Advisor: Dr. Avner Ronen
Radio frequency induction heated membranes in vacuum membrane distillation

Runner-up - Louisiane Perrin, Bioengineering, Advisor: Dr. Bojana Gligorijevic
Invadopodia confer leading skills to invading breast cancer cells

People's Choice - Arezou Anvari, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Advisor: Dr. Avner Ronen
Radio frequency induction heated membranes in vacuum membrane distillation

3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Presentations

This presentation was originally delivered on February 18, 2020

2019 Winners 

Poster Competition

1st Place (individual): Weili Ma, Bioengineering 

2nd Place (individual): Michael Phelan, Bioengineering

3rd Place (individual): Jun Chen, Mechanical Engineering 

Group Winner: Qingliang Yang, Mechanical Engineering

Group winner: Omar Mustafa, Bioengineering