3 Minute Thesis

Graduate Studies

3 Minute Thesis

GRADUATE STUDIES

3 Minute Thesis

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​​Collage of Queen's 3MT participants

Participants

Graduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to compete in the Queen's, Three Minute Thesis Competition held each year.  As we approach each year's competition, details of our participants will be posted as they are confirmed (not in any particular order), highlighting their program and their research.  

Participants (2019)

Heat 1 - 19th March 2019 (in no particular order)

Matteo Zago-Schmitt

Name: Matteo Zago-Schmitt

Program: Pathology & Molecular Medicine
Supervisor: Dr Paula James
Presentation: Is it all in vein? The quest to understand abnormal bleeding.

 

Katelyn Arac

Name: Katelyn Arac

Program: History
Supervisor: Dr Barrington Walker
Presentation: A Crisis of Identity: Nazis in Canada 

Ben Zolf

Name: Ben Zolf

Program: Philosophy (specializing in Political & Legal Thought)
Supervisor: Dr Udo Schuklenk
Presentation: Moral Risk and Assisted Suicide

Nasreen Sultana

Name: Nasreen Sultana

Program: Education
Supervisor:  Dr Liying Cheng  
Presentation: What examinations produce: score or learning?

Nevena Martinovic

Name: Nevena Martinovic

Program: English
Supervisor: Dr Leslie Ritchie
Presentation: Acting Your Age: Gender and Age on the 18th C Stage

Dan Hoyle

Name: Dan Hoyle

Program: Biology
Supervisor:  Dr Bruce Tufts 
Presentation: Fantastic nests and where to find them!

Hannah DiesName: Hannah Dies

Program: Chemical Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Aris Docoslis & Dr Carlos Escobedo
Presentation: Building the future of sensors: one nanoparticle at a time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ping Yu XiongName: Ping Yu Xiong

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences 
Supervisor: Dr Stephen L. Archer
Presentation: Pulmonary Circulation: The Forgotten Side of Our Circulatory System

Sebastian Avalos

Name: Sebastian Avalos

Program: Mining Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Julian M. Ortiz
Presentation: Geological modeling using a Recursive Convolutional Neural Network approach

Pooja SridharName: Pooja Sridhar

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences
Supervisor: Dr Michele Loewen
Presentation: Fusarium graminearum uses the Ste2 receptor to sense wheat for infection

Heat 2 -  20th March 2019 (in no particular order)

Noor Shakfa

Name: Noor Shakfa

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences 
Supervisor: Dr Madhuri Koti 
Presentation: The war against ovarian cancer: turning up the heat on tumors

Victoria Crosby

Name: Victoria Cosby

Program: History
Supervisor: Dr Jane Errington
Presentation: "“Kingston Through Her Eyes”.

Amanda Brissenden

Name: Amanda Brissenden

Program: Chemical Engineering, specializing in Biomedical Engineering 
Supervisor : Dr Brian Amsden 
Presentation: Building Blocks for a Healthier Spine

Stephen Lam

Name: Stephen Lam

Program: Epidemiology
Supervisor: Dr Ian Janssen
Presentation: Saved by the bell: The importance of recess for an active school day

Alison MooreName: Alison Moore

Program: Pathology & Molecular Medicine
Supervisor: Dr David LeBrun
Presentation: Location! Location! Location! How 2 fused proteins "turn on the lights" in acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Lok Hang LeName: Lok Hang Lee

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences
Supervisor: Dr M. Adams & Dr R.Holden
Presentation: A hurdle to overcome in Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment, Vitamin D is more than a daily vitamin supplement 

Omid SalariName: Omid Salari

Program: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Praveen Jain, Dr Alireza Bakhshai, Dr Keyvan Hashtrudi Zaad
Presentation: Energy Storage Systems for Electric Vehicles

Abigail Berry

Name: Abigail Berry

Program: Art History
Supervisor: Dr Ron Spronk
Presentation: Image Processing for Art Historical Investigations

Md.Abu Yusuf

Name: Md.Abu Yusuf

Program: Civil Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Mark F Green
Presentation: Recycled concrete structure in fire?

Heat 3 - 21st March 2019 (in no particular order)

Kaj Sullivan

Name: Kaj Sullivan

Program: Geological Sciences
Supervisor: Dr Daniel Layton-Matthews & Dr Matthew Leybourne
Presentation: Zinc isotopic changes in breast cancer tissues

Tanya Tran

Name:Tanya Tran

Program: Psychology
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Bowie
Presentation: Motivation to Think and Do: Importance for Recovery in Depression

Luissa Vahedi

Name: Luissa Vahedi

Program: Public Health
Supervisor: Dr Susan Bartels & Dr Heather Stuart
Presentation: Even Peacekeepers Expect Something in Return

Nicholas Papadomanolakis-PakisName: Nicholas Papadomanolakis-Pakis

Program: Epidemiology
Supervisor: Dr Paul Peng & Dr Keiran Moore 
Presentation: PainKILLERS, The Prescription Opioid Epidemic

Le Chang

Name: Le Chang

Program: Biomedical Informatics
Supervisor: Dr Qingling Duan
Presentation: Investigation of genetic modulators of human milk oligosaccharides concentrations in nursing mothers.

Mona Kanso

Name: Mona Kanso

Program: Chemical Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Jeffrey Giacomin
Presentation: The Future of the Plastic Industry: Losing Plastic Memory 

Nicka Kalaydina

Name: Nicka Kalaydina

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences 
Supervisor: Drs Myron Szewczuk & William Harless
Presentation:YOLO: Applying Machine Learning to a “Sweet” 3D Prostate Cancer Model

Kennis Forte

Name: Kennis Forte

Program: Art History
Supervisor: Dr Gauvin Bailey
Presentation: Using Art to create a Spiritual Border during the Counter-Reformation

Seyedeh Mahdieh

Seyedeh Mahdieh

Program:Electrical & Computer Engineering
Supervisor:Dr Ahmad Afsahi
Presentation:High-performance Communication in MPI through Message Matching and Neighborhood Collective Design;

Final -  27th March 2019 (in no particular order)

Matteo Zago-Schmitt

Name: Matteo Zago-Schmitt

Program: Pathology & Molecular Medicine
Supervisor: Dr Paula James
Presentation: Is it all in vein? The quest to understand abnormal bleeding.

 

Nevena Martinovic

Name: Nevena Martinovic

Program: English
Supervisor: Dr Leslie Ritchie
Presentation: Acting Your Age: Gender and Age on the 18th C Stage

Hannah DiesName: Hannah Dies

Program: Chemical Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Aris Docoslis & Dr Carlos Escobedo
Presentation: Building the future of sensors: one nanoparticle at a time

Amanda Brissenden

Name: Amanda Brissenden

Program: Chemical Engineering, specialising in Biomedical Engineering 
Supervisor : Dr Brian Amsden 
Presentation: Building Blocks for a Healthier Spine

Alison MooreName: Alison Moore

Program: Pathology & Molecular Medicine
Supervisor: Dr David LeBrun
Presentation: Location! Location! Location! How 2 fused proteins "turn on the lights" in acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Omid SalariName: Omid Salari

Program: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Praveen Jain, Dr Alireza Bakhshai, Dr Keyvan Hashtrudi Zaad
Presentation: Energy Storage Systems for Electric Vehicles

Abigail Berry

Name: Abigail Berry

Program: Art History
Supervisor: Dr Ron Spronk
Presentation: Image Processing for Art Historical Investigations

Tanya Tran

Name:Tanya Tran

Program: Psychology
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Bowie
Presentation: Motivation to Think and Do: Importance for Recovery in Depression

Luissa Vahedi

Name: Luissa Vahedi

Program: Public Health
Supervisor: Dr Susan Bartels & Dr Heather Stuart
Presentation: Even Peacekeepers Expect Something in Return

Mona Kanso

Name: Mona Kanso

Program: Chemical Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Jeffrey Giacomin
Presentation: The Future of the Plastic Industry: Losing Plastic Memory 

Nicka Kalaydina

Name: Nicka Kalaydina

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences 
Supervisor: Drs Myron Szewczuk & William Harless
Presentation:YOLO: Applying Machine Learning to a 3D Prostate Cancer Model

Noor Shakfa

Name: Noor Shakfa

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences 
Supervisor: Dr Madhuri Koti 
Presentation: The war against ovarian cancer: turning up the heat on tumors