2019 3MT Finalist

Vahid Eghbal Akhlaghi

Vahid Eghbal Akhlaghi

Vahid Eghbal Akhlaghi graduated with a BSc in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tabriz in Iran and an M.Sc. from Middle East Technical
Alyssa Zwicker

Alyssa Zwicker

Alyssa is a PhD student in the Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations. Alyssa specializes in Pediatric Neuropsychology, where she
Barbara Kagima

Barbara Kagima

A significant part of my identity is based on the fact that my family migrated to the United States (Ames, Iowa) from Kenya when I was in grade school
Hannah Molitor

Hannah Molitor

Hannah is a fourth-year environmental engineering PhD candidate from Prairie du Sac, WI. She earned BS degrees in environmental engineering and
Hadley Galbraith

Hadley Galbraith

Hadley is a PhD Student in the Department of French & Francophone World Studies. She completed her MA in the same field at the University of Iowa in
Nazim Akter Eti

Nazmin Akter Eti

Bangladesh, the country where I was born and grew up, is one of the most densely populated (13th) places in the world. As a developing country, its
Murphy Keller

Murphy Keller

Murphy is a fourth-year graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Immunology Training Program at the University of Iowa who completed their B.S. in
Rasheid Smith

Rasheid Smith

I originally moved to the United States from Jamaica to complete my BSc in Biochemistry and Computer Science. Currently, I am a fifth year PhD
Claire Muerdter

Claire Muerdter

Claire Muerdter is a fourth-year PhD student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa. She has always loved plants and been
Mackenzie Spicer

Mackenzie Spicer

Mackenzie is a third-year Molecular Medicine student studying under the mentorship of Dr. Rory Fisher. She graduated with a B.A. in Biology in 2017
Haydar Al-Jaafari

Haydar Al-Jaafari

I am a 5th-year Ph.D. student in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. I have B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of
Christie Vogler

Christie Vogler

Christie chose to pursue graduate school to become a specialist in the field of Classical archaeology. As an undergraduate, she studied abroad for a