For Presenters


Now Accepting Applications 

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is now accepting applications for the 2023 ME 3MT Competition. This competition will be held in person on Thursday, October 12, 2023 in Keller Hall.

Students interested in competing should submit an application form by September 22, 2023. Please direct questions to Dr. Peter Bruggeman, Director of Graduate Studies (

Application to Present

Dates Photo


Fri, Sept 22
Deadline for applications

Thur, Sept 28
Slide draft and script ready

Mon, Oct 2
Presentation practice with the DGS

Fri, Oct 6
ME Connect seminar practice presentations

Thurs, Oct 12
3MT Competition

Special Course Offering

Want to be better prepared for the competition? Enroll in this Canvas course created by neuroscientist, science communicator, and 3MT winner, Dr. Ben Rein.

3MT - Turning Your Research into a Compelling Message