The Graduate School would like to congratulate the winners of the fourth Three-Minute Thesis competition which was held on Nov. 12. Fariha Tanveer, a master’s student in biological sciences, placed first with the presentation “Developing a Human Patient ‘Avatar’ System Particularly Relevant to Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC). Tanveer’s advisor was William Hendry. Tanveer will go on to represent WSU at the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools’ 3MT competition this spring.
Michael Okwori, a doctoral candidate in electrical and computer engineering, was runner up with the presentation “Application of Machine Learning Models and Feature Engineering to Predict Genomic Phenomena.” Okwori’s advisor was Ali Eslami.
Photos of the competition can be found at the Wichita State Graduate School’s Facebook page. Thank you to all our participants who showed the wonderful research occurring at WSU and congratulations Tanveer and Okwori!