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Three Advance in Engineering 3MT Prelims

Nadia Casas • DATE: February 23, 2016

Three competitors from the College of Engineering are moving to the Three Minute Thesis Finals. At the Engineering Prelim last night, Mark Summe (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), Peter Deak (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), and Maria Gibbs (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences), bested peers in a pool of 11 other challengers. They will go on to compete against finalists from the College of Science and theCollege of Arts and Letters at the March 16 3MT Finals event....

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Published: February 23, 2016, Author: Evan Bryson

In addition to the two finalists, 4 other CBE students competed in the College of Engineering preliminary round of the 3MT Competition.

Finalists from the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

NameDepartmentPresentation TitleAdvisor
Peter Deak Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Inhibitors for the Prevention and Treatment of Allergic Reactions Prof. Basar Bilgicer
Mark Summe Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Water, Water, Everywhere, nor any Drop to Drink Prof. William A. Phillip

Other Competitors from the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

NameDepartmentPresentation TitleAdvisor
Joseph Fillion Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering CO2/Ionic Liquid Refrigeration Cycle Prof. Joan Brennecke
Ashish Kushwaha Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Organo-soluble Polybenzoxazoles (PBOs) for High Performance Gas Separation Membranes: A Novel Synthesis Route and Transport Properties Prof. Ruilan Guo
Steven Marczak Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Microchips for Early Cancer Diagnosis Prof. Hsueh-Chia Chang
Christopher Shuck Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Microstructure-Reactivity Relationship for Gasless High-Energy Density Materials Prof. Alexander Mukasyan