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Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Applied Math Three-Minute Thesis Videos:

Applied Math graduate students are active in the Three-Minute Thesis competitions.  In this competition, students have one slide and three minutes to explain their thesis research to a general audience!

Below are links to three-minute thesis videos by Applied Math graduate students from some previous competitions.

2017

Thomas Bury: Predicting critical transitions in nature and society. Thomas was a co-winner at the Faculty of Math heat and was selected to represent the Mathematics Faculty at the University level.  

Nathan Braniff: Building better organisms with models

Yangang Chen: Bellman equations for optimal decision making and artificial intelligence

Robert Gooding-Townsend: Forest cover and land use change: a more ecological model

2016

Demetri Pananos: Early warning signals of vaccine scaresDemetri was selected to represent the Mathematics Faculty at the University level. 

2015

Tawsif Khan: Optimal sensor locationTawsif was selected to represent the Mathematics Faculty at the University level. 

Brian Fernandes: Light emission from nanocrystals

Sepideh Afshar: State of charge estimation of a battery

2014

Puneet Sharma: Modeling interactions of graphene with electrolyte

2013

Robert Jonsson: Relativistic quantum informationRobert was a co-winner at the Faculty of Math heat and was selected to represent the Mathematics Faculty at the University level.  

Aidan Chatwin-Davies: From the smallest length to the cosmos

Amenda Chow: Control of hysteresis in a magnetic object

Keenan LyonGraphene: A new material for biosensing

Mikhail Panine: Inverse spectral geometry: hearing shapes