2013 Winners

Congratulations to Josh Winter who was the Grand Champion winner of the 3 minute Thesis Competition. Josh will advance and represent Mississippi State University at the 3 Minute Thesis Competition hosted by the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools in San Antonio, Tx on February 22, 2014.

Josh Winter, Grand Champion

Masters Thesis
Title: The Effect of the Flipped Model on an Intro Physics Course
Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ryan Walker

Evangel Kummari, First Runner up

Doctoral Dissertation

Title: Effects of Nurr1 on Dopamine Neurotransmission and Behaviour

Department of Basic Sciences

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Eells

Bahareh Kokabian, Peoples Choice

Doctoral Dissertation

Title: Photosynthetic Microbial Desalination Cells (PMDCs)

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Veera Gude

Edith Martinez Ortiz

Masters Thesis
Title: Algal Biodiesel Production Via Extractive Transesterification
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Veera Gude

Nayeon Lee

Doctoral Dissertation
Title: Computational-Experimental Analysis of Woodpecker's Beaks
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Lakiesha Williams

Ramdeo Seepaul

Doctoral Dissertation
Title: Genotype, Nutrient and Harvest Management Effects on Switchgrass Ethanol Yield and Production
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bisoondat Macoon