Pitt 3MT People’s Choice Award

Pitt 3MT People’s Choice Award

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  • You must be affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh in order to vote. Note that you will be asked to authenticate via Pitt single sign-on when voting.
  • You may only vote for one contestant, and you may only vote once.
  • Contestants' entries appear below and are arranged alphabetically by contestant's last name.
  • Judging criteria can be found on the main Pitt 3MT webpage. Please remember that video style and recording quality should NOT be considered when voting, as this competition was intended to be an in-person event.
  • Voting will be closed at 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, April 17th.

Nathalia Aquino de Carvalho, Swanson School of Engineering

Rational Design of Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Antibacterial and Viricidal Applications

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jigsaw pieces Options 1 and 2 forming together into nanomaterial converting to disinfecting agent

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Susie Chen, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Me, Myself, and I: Activating Social Identities to Protect Against Self-Threat

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shield with stick figures representing actions such as prayer, graduation, child care, entertainment, and exercise

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Shrinath Ghadge, Swanson School of Engineering

Catalyzing a Sustainable Future with Hydrogen Fuel

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flow chart illustrating water splitting, a spinel structured novel electrocatalyst, and a fuel cell vehicle

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Shreya Ghosh, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Survival of the fittest: Understanding bacterial cellular defense for our survival

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Survival of the fittest: understanding bacterial cellular defense for our survival

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Alicia Grosso, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Tissue Variability Effects on Saw Mark Evidence in Bone

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bone cross-section and representations of blade teeth-per-inch ranges

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Angelica Herrera, Swanson School of Engineering

Brain-computer interfaces: From the lab to daily living

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people using robotic prosthetic arms

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Michelle Heusser, Swanson School of Engineering

Understanding how neurons drive eye movements may help us treat ADHD

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Understanding how neurons drive eye movements may help us treat ADHD

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Arailym Kairalapova, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Correlation interactions allow electrons to be social

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diagram illustrating that electrons are social

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Amanda Kowalczyk, School of Medicine

The Fountain of Youth in Our Genes

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Cancer Control

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Kimberly Kowallis, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Designing Decisive Bacteria

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Eileen Nguyen, School of Medicine

Epidural morphine for labor pain? Scratch that.

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treatment for morphine-induced itch

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Paulina Pardo Gaviria, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Embodying New Media Art Strategies in 1970s Brazil

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images of feet by leticia parente

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Rituja Patil, Swanson School of Engineering

Earth abundant catalyst for alkaline hydrogen electrochemistry

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group of images representing global warming threat, hydrogen production, hydrogen utilization, and research aims

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J. Stephanie Rose, School of Computing and Information

Telecommunications Policy, Regulation, and Enforcement: A 20 Year Retrospective of FCC Adjudication

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Lisa Stabryla, Swanson School of Engineering

Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance through Rationally Design Engineered Nanomaterials

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operating room with superimposed text reading Silver-based nanomaterials can defend against super bugs

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Xin (Oliver) Tong, School of Pharmacy

Protein-loaded polymeric films can offer protection for women against HIV infection

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Tianyi Wang, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Media, Pulpit, and Populist Persuasion: Evidence from Father Coughlin

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Zheng (Camden) Wang, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Dementia Classification among HIV Patients

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Robin Zwier, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Making Maternal Mortality Public

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