Held for the 5th time on Friday, June 3, 2022, the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition was hosted by Sabancı University. Developed by the Queensland University of Australia, the competition was organized by the Sabancı University Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Research Awards Committee.
Sabancı Group TEMSA Motor Vehicles General Manager Ilgaz Korkmaz, SUATT Director Talat Durgut, Sabancı Business School Dean Nihat Kasap, Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Vice-Dean Eren İnci, and Sabancı University Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Faculty Member Yücel Saygın were the jury members of the Three Minute Thesis competition, in which Sabancı University Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Ph.D. students presented their thesis in 3 minutes with a single slide.
Manufacturing Engineering Program Ph.D. student Mohammad Amin Abdollahzadeh won first place among 7 competitors in the Three Minute Thesis competition.
Mohammad Amin Abdollahzadeh was presented with the "Winner" award by jury members Ilgaz Korkmaz, Nihat Kasap, and Sabancı University Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Dean Erkay Savaş.
Nilüfer Çakır, Ph.D. student of the Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program, came second among the competitors evaluated by the jury members. She was presented with the "Runner-up award" by jury members Talat Durgut, Yücel Saygın and Erkay Savaş.
People's Choice Award
In the "People's Choice" category, in which the winners are determined by the votes of the audience, Materials Science and Nanoengineering Program PhD student Farid Sayar Irani was awarded the prize. He was presented with the award by jury members Eren İnci and Erkay Savaş.
Other students participating in the competition, Materials Science and Nanoengineering Program Ph.D. students Ameen Uddin Ammar, Melike Nur Önder and Gülayşe Şahin Dündar, and Computer Science and Engineering Program Ph.D. student Gizem Gezici were given Participation Certificates.