Beltz wins 3MT competition

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On December 3, 2019

3MT winners

From left, Alex Douglas, Justin Beltz and Sherif Fakher

Justin Beltz, a Ph.D. student in chemistry, won first place at Missouri S&T’s 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Nov. 7. He impressed judges with his presentation titled “Eye Drops for Non-invasive Prevention of Cataracts.”   

Beltz will represent Missouri S&T at the regional 3MT competition during the annual meeting of the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools on April 3 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Graduate students from across the region will present their research and compete for a spot at the national competition.

Sherif Fakher, a Ph.D. student in petroleum engineering, was named runner-up in S&T’s contest. He presented a talk titled “The Utilization of Carbon Dioxide to Increase Oil Recovery from Unconventional Shale Reservoirs and Reduce the Environmental Impact.”

Alex Douglas, a Ph.D. student in mining engineering, was voted as S&T’s People’s Choice Award recipient for his presentation titled “Big Data Approach to Road Maintenance.”

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