From Lab Bench to Stage

Graduate student and McDonnell International Scholar Po-Cheng Lin delivers the winning presentation at the Three Minute Thesis competition held at the McDonnell Academy 7th International Symposium in Beijing, China.

“Have you ever thought about the gasoline or diesel that you use to power your car engines? Where do they originally come from? I believe all of you would answer fossil fuels, but can you imagine that these fuels can actually be made from bacteria?”

These are the questions that Po-Cheng Lin, fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering (EECE) and McDonnell International Scholar, asked to capture the audience’s attention and win the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition held at the McDonnell Academy 7th International Symposium in Beijing, China. Click here to read more.