2016 Winners

Congratulations to Caitlin Wenzel  who was selected the Grand Champion winner of the 3 Minute Thesis Competition November 2016.  Caitlin will advance and represent Mississippi State University at the 3 Minute Thesis Competition hosted by the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools in Annapolis, Maryland on March 4-5, 2017.

Caitlin Wenzel, MS, Grand Champion

College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences 
IV Magnesium Sulfate: A Rescue for Horse & Human Asthmatics
Advisor: Dr. Jackie Bowser

David Mason, MS – Grand Champion 2nd Place

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
Introduced Species and Plant Communities: A Dance or a Duel?
Advisor:  Dr. Gary Ervin

Abbey Wilson, PhD, People’s Choice

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology
Linking Chemistry to the Behavior of Giant Pandas
Advisor: DR. Darrell Sparks

John Buol, MS

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Keeping Cotton out of the Weeds – The Hormonal Way
Advisor: Dr. Dan Reynolds

Yawei Cao, MS

College of Forest Resources
Department of Sustainable BioProducts
What the Knots Can Affect Longitudinal Shear Strength
Advisor: Dr. Jason Street

Carla Grimes, PhD

James Worth Bagley College of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering
An Analysis of the Threats to Female Engineering Enrolment
Advisor: Dr. Lakiesha Williams

Vineetha Menon, PhD

James Worth Bagley College of Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dimensionality Reduction of Hyperspectral Imagery
Advisor: Dr. James Fowler

Sarah Pellegrine,MS

 College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
Mississippi Sex Educators' Perceptions of Youth Sexuality
Advisor: Dr. Margaret Hagerman