2020 3MT Finalist

Thapelo Whitfield

Thapelo Whitfield

Finalist

Thapelo is a fifth year Ph.D. student in the Educational Measurement and Statistics program at the University of Iowa. A bachelor’s degree in math

Runqing Qi

Runqing Qi

Finalist

Runqing is a Ph.D. candidate in Second Language Acquisition. Both her undergraduate and graduate studies have been focused on teaching Chinese as a

Maggie Carolan

Maggie Carolan

Finalist

Maggie Carolan is a Ph.D. student in environmental engineering at the University of Iowa. Her current research focuses on developing treatment

Megan Small

Megan Small

Finalist

Megan Small is a PhD candidate in Musicology at the University of Iowa. She holds three degrees in musicology and horn performance and was a recipient

Kody Waldstein

Kody Waldstein

Finalist

Kody is a PhD candidate in Immunology studying the immune response to respiratory viral infections in the lab of Dr. Steven Varga. He graduated with a

Alyssa Mianecki

Alyssa Mianecki

Finalist

Alyssa Mianecki is a second-year masters student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa. She grew up in Wisconsin and earned

Emily Wieder

Emily Wieder

Finalist (Obermann Center)

Emily Wieder is completing her M.A. in French and Francophone Studies and plans to earn her Ph.D. in the same subject at the University of Iowa as

Megan Lindmark

Megan Lindmark

Finalist

Megan Lindmark is an PhD Candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering, in the Sustainable Water Development Program. She is a member of the Just

Stephanie Peterson

Stephanie Peterson

Finalist

Stephanie Peterson is a third-year PhD student in Immunology. She graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2018 with a B.S. in Biomedical

Ivy Debreceni

Ivy Debreceni

Finalist

Ivy is a third-year Immunology PhD candidate studying under the mentorship of Dr. Scott Lieberman. She graduated with a B.S. in Biological Sciences