Winners of the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition at Wichita State were announced Nov. 3:
- First Place: Jade Driggs, a doctoral candidate in human factors, working with Dr. Carryl Baldwin. The winning presentation was “Judgments of Difficulty while Observing an Automated System Support the Media Equation Hypothesis.” Driggs will go on to represent WSU at the Midwestern Association of Graduate School’s 3MT competition in the spring.
- First runner up: Sarangan Rajendran, a doctoral candidate in electrical and computer engineering, working with Dr. Visvakumar Aravinthan. The presentation was “Battery Charging Considering Solar-Load Synchrony.”
- Second runner Up: Anusha Krishna Murthy, a doctoral candidate in electrical and computer engineering, working with Dr. John Watkins. The presentation was “From Chaos to Control: Taming Large-Scale Discrete Systems.”
3MT is an academic competition that challenges doctoral and master’s students in the Graduate School to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.