2019 First prize and People's Choice winner ($1000)

Haya

Haya Almutairi, PhD Candidate, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Supervisor: Hassan Baaj
Presentation title: Self-healing asphalt pavements

Haya will go on to represent University of Waterloo at the Ontario 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Provincial Competition on April 17, 2019.

 

2019 Runner up ($500)

Nilanth

Nilanth Yogadasan, MSc Candidate, Biology
Supervisor: Simon Chuong
Presentation title: Understanding Rubisco regulation and its importance in improving photosynthetic efficiency

 

UWaterloo's 3MT past champions 

Past champions of University of Waterloo's 3MT competition
Year Name Department/School Faculty Presentation title & video Result
2018 Gregory Lui Chemical Engineering  Engineering  Photocatalysts: Using today's waste to power the future (YouTube) Winner
2018 Tina Chan School of Public Health and Health Systems Applied Health Sciences Improving peer-to-peer support with gamification techniques (YouTube) Runner-up
2018 Percy Korsah Geography Environment Effect of linear disturbances (roads) on Peatland function (YouTube) People's Choice Winner
2017 Emmanuel Alabi School of Optometry and Vision Science Science Objective Measurement of Pain Winner & People's Choice winner
2017 Andria Bianchi Philosophy Arts Sex, Dementia and Consent Runner-up
2016 Gah-Jone Won Vision Science and Biology Science The Development of an Antibody-Drug Conjugate to Specifically Target and Soften the Crystalline Lens in vivo (YouTube) Winner
2016 Cheryl Chan Environment and Resource Studies Environment Fish for Our Future: A Community-Based Approach to Marine Conservation (YouTube) Runner-up
2016 Arun Das Mechnical and Mechatronics Engineering Engineering Enhancing the Eyes of Self Driving Cars (YouTube) People's Choice Award
2015 Julie DeWolf Environment and Resource Studies Environment Linking Human Rights and the Environment in the Canadian Legal System (YouTube) Winner
2015 Elahe Jabari Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Engineering Micro-scale 3D Printing of Graphene (YouTube) Runner-up
2015 Joseph Buscemi History Arts Protect and Survive?: The Recently Declassified History of Britain's Cold War Nuclear Survival Plans (YouTube) People's Choice Award
2014 Matthew Vonk Kinesiology Applied Health Sciences The Effects of a Single Session Of Weight Training on Mental Health (YouTube) Winner
2014 Mihaela Vlasea Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Bionic bones - we have the technology (YouTube) Runner-Up
2014 Matthew Vonk Kinesiology Applied Health Sciences The Effects of a Single Session Of Weight Training on Mental Health (YouTube) People's Choice Award Winner
2013 Chau-Minh Phan Optometry and Vision Science Science Treatment of Fungal Eye Infections using Contact Lenses and Nanoparticles (YouTube) Winner
2013 Matt Hunt Mechanical Engineering Engineering  The Effects of Anti-Icing Solution on Reinforcing Steel (YouTube) Runner- Up
2013 Chau-Minh Phan Optometry and Vision Science Science Treatment of Fungal Eye Infections using Contact Lenses and Nanoparticles (YouTube) People's Choice Award Winner