Engineering PhD student takes top prize at 3MT finals 

The winners are in and Daniil Lisus’s presentation “Helping Autonomous Cars See What Our Eyes Can’t” came out on top at the University of Toronto’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) finals. The annual competition took place Tuesday, March 26 in a packed William Doo Auditorium, where the PhD student from the Institute of Aerospace Studies also took home the people’s choice award. 

Emaad Paracha, a PhD student from the Department of Physics, presented on detecting dark matter in the stratosphere, which earned him a second-place finish. Third place went to PhD student Angel Badewole from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, who spoke about evaluating environmental impacts of chemical production pathways. 

The winner of the U of T competition competes at the provincial competition in early May and may also have an opportunity to present nationally and internationally. 

Congratulations Daniil, Emaad and Angel, and to all the 2024 3MT participants!

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