3MT Competition 2023

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Join the audience of UChicago’s 3MT competition to see PhD students deliver compelling, three-minute presentations about their work. 13 PhD students representing the Humanities, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, and the Crown Family School will compete for a total of $2,000. You will have a chance to vote for the “audience favorite award”.


  1. Adarsh Suresh, PhD Student in Molecular Engineering
  2. Adina Feinstein, PhD Student in Astronomy
  3. Caroline Kelly, PhD Student in Crown Family School
  4. Casey Ferrara, PhD Student in Psychology
  5. Giorgio Sarro, PhD Student in Geophysical Sciences
  6. Isabella Scott, PhD Student in Mathematics
  7. Jelena Momirov, PhD Student in Chemistry
  8. Jelena Scepanovi, PhD Student in Human Genetics
  9. Kelly Holob, PhD Student in the Divinity School
  10. Nick Bayhi, PhD Student in Biophysical Sciences
  11. Pallav Goyal, PhD Student in Mathematics
  12. Rachel Chery, PhD Student in Music
  13. Walter Alvarado, PhD Student in Biophysical Sciences


  • Ella Karev (PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations), Humanities Teaching Fellow, UChicago, Winner of the 2022 3MT Competition
  • Tony Banout (PhD in Divinity), Inaugural Executive Director, Forum for Free Inquiry and Expression, UChicago
  • Vera Dragisich (PhD in Chemistry), Senior Instructional Professor and Director of Academic Programs & Graduate Studies in Chemistry

Event details:
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition
Friday, May 19, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m., UChicagoGRAD (3rd Floor, Bookstore Building) 

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