PhD Student Explains Research in 3 Minutes or Less

Nikita Mahjabeen, electrical engineering PhD student and research assistant for Dr. Rashaunda Henderson, associate professor of electrical engineering and Fellow, Eugene McDermott Professor, placed third in the IEEE International Microwave Symposium Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition. Mahjabeen received a certificate and $300 in prize money. Her presentation entitled “Musical Notes of Material Properties” was based on her conference paper entitled “Broadband measurement of dielectric properties of substrates up to 67 GHz using a coaxial air line”.

Watch her presentation here.

The 3MT® Competition is designed for eligible students and young professionals. After submission of a paper, entrants may choose to enter the competition. Each paper is accepted for either oral or interactive forum presentation.

Congratulations to Nikita from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering!