Juliette Experton Wins 2018 UF Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Release Date: November 27 2018

Left to right: Dr. Henry Frierson (UF Graduate School Dean), Kelsey Lewis (People’s Choice), Juliette Experton (Winner), Mathew Sebastian (Runner-Up), Dr. Paul Duncan (UF Graduate School Senior Associate Dean)     

UF Doctor of Philosophy graduate student Juliette Experton won the UF Graduate School’s fifth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Reitz Union Chamber Room.

Ten finalists from various UF colleges had three minutes to explain their dissertations, in as enlightening and engaging a manner as possible, to a panel of judges and an educated, but non-specialist audience.

Three among them emerged as this year’s winners:

Winner: Juliette Experton (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
Runner-Up: Mathew Sebastian (College of Medicine)
People’s Choice: Kelsey Lewis (College of Liberal Arts and Science)

Also competing in this final round were:

Abdullah Alalwan (College of Pharmacy)
Sreeja Chowdhury (College of Engineering)
Kaitlyn Sarlo Davila (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences)
Kelly DeMars (College of Medicine)
Joseph Flores-Toro (College of Medicine)
Shirin Ghatresamani (College of Engineering)
Qin Yu (College of Medicine)

Congratulations and thanks to all who contributed to a spirited and informative competition!

To learn more online about the 3MT competition at the University of Florida, click on this link: 3MT at UF.