The 2024 Temple University 3MT Competition was held on March 28th before a live audience and panel of judges. There were nine participants from multiple schools and colleges, sharing their research and engaging the audience in conversations about environmental impacts, the implications of technology, and social advocacy. 

President Richard Englert with 3MT Winers

President Richard M. Englert stands with Doaa Serag Mohamed, second place winner, and Joseph Licata, first place winner and recipient of the people's choice award. 

2024 3MT Winners and Finalists



Research Title


Bioengineering, College of Engineering

Electrical Stimulation for Improved Culture of Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Cells

SECOND PLACE – Doaa Serag Mohamed

Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts

The Disabled Female Body in Latin American and Arab Literature

Lori Cobani

Chemistry, College of Science and Technology

Siderophores’ Metal Binding Strategy and their Role in Battling Antibiotic Resistance

Michelle Dutton

Business Administration, Fox School of Business

Why Are Black Women Leaving Corporate America before getting to the C-Suite?

Tangrui Li

Computer and Information Science, College of Science and Technology

How can logic help AI?

Lucy March

Media and Communication, Klein College of Media and Communication

What is Internet Music?

Austin Martin

Geography and Urban Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Bees in the city: How I am studying the urban landscape to save the bees

Renato Rodriguez

Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

Learning-Based Fast Charging of Li-ion Batteries for Maximized Performance and Life Cycle

Vaidya Viswanathan

Marketing, Fox School of Business

A Sprinkling of Lies

3MT judges