John Bandler—Three Minute Thesis

John Bandler is active in artistic, literary, academic, speaking and theatrical endeavors. See Bandler’s non-technical bio. Since 2015, he has directed his attention to the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition.

In 2015, he delivered workshops to candidates for McMaster Universitys Three Minute Thesis and Falling Walls Competitions. Since then, he has been active mentoring graduate students from all disciplines the art of creating and delivering the Three Minute Thesis.

In 2016, with Erin Kiley, he initiated the inaugural Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition for the 2017 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) open to students and young professionals. The competition took place in Honolulu, Hawaii, in June 2017.

You can find selected videos on the MTT-S IMS YouTube channel. In particular, watch Daniel Tajik, “Microwave Holography: The Future of Medical Imaging,” First Place Winner and Audience Choice Winner; Shirin Montazeri, “Low-power Electronics for Future Telescopes,” Second Place Winner; Sandamali Devadithya, “Fast Radar Imaging: Shorter Queues at Airport Security,” Third Place Winner; Farhan Abdul Ghaffar, “Don’t Talk Back!” Honorable Mention.

The Three Minute Thesis Competition continues for its second year in Philadelphia in June 2018 at 2018 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS).

See Bandler’s YouTube channel for videos relevant to presentations in general and 3MT in particular.

See  Bandler’s Lifetime Publications for references to recent, relevant articles and links to videos of workshops and seminars.


Last Update: August 18, 2017