2022 Pitt 3MT Contestants

Congratulations to the 2022 Pitt 3MT Competition Winners

First Place — $1,000 travel/research grant

  • Maria Jantz, Swanson School of Engineering — Using electrical stimulation to restore bladder control

Runners up (a 3-way tie) — $500 travel/research grant

  • Kaylee Ermine, School of Medicine — Enhancing Colorectal Cancer Treatment: Two is Better than One
  • Matthew Gray, School of Pharmacy — Natural Language Processing of Clinical Notes to Facilitate the Assessment of Penicillin Allergies
  • Cigdem Unal, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences — The Impact of Bullets on Ballots  

People’s Choice Award — $1,000 travel/research grant  

  • Qianqian Liang,  School of Public Health — Towards a disease-specific approach to prioritize genetic variants
     

View these and all contestant presentation videos below (arranged alphabetically by last name). 


Aubrey Aguero, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Back in the Game:
Predicting Safe Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Aguero slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: Back in the Game--Predicting Safe Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction


Jingning Ao, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Language Lens of Strategy and Beyond:
Whorfian Hypothesis, Plurality of Language, and Strategic Communication

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Ao slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: Language Lens of Strategy and Beyond


Kaylee Ermine, School of Medicine

Enhancing Colorectal Cancer Treatment:
Two is Better than One

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Ermine slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide; Enhancing Colorectral Cancer Treatment


Ronald Fortunato, Swanson School of Engineering

A Multidisciplinary Approach To Modeling The Biomechanics Of Arterial Tissue With Calcification

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Fortunato slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Modeling the Biomechanics of Arterial Tissue with Calcification


Matthew Gray, School of Pharmacy

Natural Language Processing of Clinical Notes to Facilitate the Assessment of Penicillin Allergies

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Gray slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: Natural Language Processing of Clinical Notes to Facilitate the Assessment of Penicillin Allergies


Maria Jantz, Swanson School of Engineering

Using electrical stimulation to restore bladder control

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Jantz slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: Using Electrical Stimulation to Restore Bladder Control


Maryam Karimi, School of Computing and Information

Contextual decision making and action enforcing applications in IoT using SDN as a platform

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Karimi slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: Contextual Decision Making and Action Enforcing Applications in IoT using SDN


Theresa Kwon, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

It Takes One to Buy but Two to Say Goodbye:
Preferring Others’ Involvement at Different Customer Decision Journey Stages

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Kwon slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: When and Why do Consumers Prefer to Involve Others in Their Decision Making?


Qianqian Liang, School of Public Health

Towards a disease-specific approach to prioritize genetic variants

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Liang slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: Towards a disease-specific approach to prioritize genetic variants


Amy Raslevich, School of Public Health

Closing racial disparities in well-child visits

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Raslevich slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: Decomposition of Black-White Disparity in Pennsylvania Medicaid Well-Child Visits 2016-2019 (ages 3-18)


Cigdem Unal, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

The Impact of Bullets on Ballots

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Unal slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: The Impact of Bullets on Ballots


Xiaohong Wang, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs 

Racial Differences in Politician Persistence

3MT Video Presentation:

3MT Slide (View Wang slide as PDF):

3MT Presentation Slide: Racial Differences in Politician Persistence