The Three Minute Thesis competition challenges Caltech graduate students to explain their research in an engaging and clear three-minute talk intended for a non-specialist audience. Given Caltech’s prominence in science and engineering communities, we feel it's important to give Caltech graduate students the opportunity to practice communicating their science in ways that will resonate and inspire.
There will be four prizes awarded:
The Caltech Library invites you to make a contribution of any amount to sponsor the People's Choice Award for the 2023 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on April 25 at the Hameetman Auditorium (and livestreamed online).
Please Note: Submissions will not be judged on video recording quality or editing capabilities. Finalist selection will focus on the presentation and the ability to communicate research to a non-specialist audience. Final presentations will be judged on the presentation and the ability to communicate research to a non-specialist audience.
We are pleased to partner with Caltech Theater and Public Programming for the event. We also thank the following generous sponsors for making the competition possible.