3 Minute Thesis Competition

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

About 3MT®

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ) which challenges research higher degree students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.


  • Notification of Finalists: July 12, 2019
  • Event: September 24, 2019
  • Submit your Research Summary and other documents together tothe link

The 3MT Presentation Award

The winner is Pauline Puteaux, LIRMM University of Montpellier, CNRS, France.

List of Finalists

  • Yueru Chen (University of Southern California, USA)
  • Sanjay Ghosh (Indian Institute of Science, India)
  • Che-Tsung Lin (National Tsing Hua University, Tiawan)
  • Woei-Tan Loh (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia)
  • Pierre-Etienne Martin (LaBRI - University of Bordeaux, France)
  • James Noraky (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Pauline Puteaux (LIRMM University of Montpellier, CNRS, France)
  • Tushar Shinde (Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, India)


The winner(s) will be selected to receive a cash prize and also be invited to attend the conference banquet.

Judging Panel


Mauro Barni

University of Siena

Andrea Cavallaro

Queen Mary University of London

Kenneth K.M. Lam

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Chia-Wen Lin

National Tsing Hua University


Prof. Kenneth Lam (enkmlam@polyu.edu.hk) and Prof. Andrea Cavallaro (a.cavallaro@qmul.ac.uk)