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2023 Three Minute Thesis Judges

Judging Information

Thank you to this year’s judging panel! Learn more about judging criteria and each of our judges below.

Judging is based on the following:

Communication Style: Was the thesis topic and its significance communicated in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience?

Comprehension: Did the presentation help the audience to understand the research?

Engagement: Did the oration make the audience want to know more?

Judging Panel

Lauren McLean

Mayor, City of Boise

Greg Bowman

Program Director, Boise Hive & Boeing Engineer (retired)

Lisa Sanchez

Former City Council Member, City of Boise

Tiam Rastegar

CEO, Trailhead Boise