Caltech Three Minute Thesis Competition

Caltech Library hosted its first Three Minute Thesis 3MT® competition on April 15, 2016. Applied Mechanics graduate student Utkarsh Mital, advised by Professor José E. Andrade, won the People’s Choice award and placed second in the competition for his three minute presentation on, “Understanding Fundamentals of Soil Liquefaction: A necessary step to make our cities resilient to liquefaction .” Kristin Antelman, Caltech University Librarian said: “communicating research to a general audience is now a key skill for researchers at all stages in their careers … We are thoroughly impressed by the quality of the submissions received which speaks to a vibrant research community here at Caltech.” [Caltech Library story] [Springer Nature release]

Tags: honors MCE Jose Andrade Utkarsh Mital Kristin Antelman

People's Choice Award voting

People's Choice Award voting

Utkarsh Mital receiving People’s Choice Award from Mr. Ernesto Mercardo

Utkarsh Mital receiving People’s Choice Award from Mr. Ernesto Mercardo

Utkarsh Mital

Utkarsh Mital

Judging panel

Judging panel