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Dec 14, 2020
FORTE PhD Student shines at 3-Minute PhD Pitch Competition at UKCAS2020

On the 11th of December, FORTE PhD Student Christos Giotis scoped a runner up prize of £100 cash at the UKCAS2020 3-Minute PhD Pitch Competition.

The highly competitive contest pitted PhD Students against each other to pitch their PhD idea, discussing the motivation, scientific challenges and their own research, all in under three minutes. 

The theme of the competition was AI at the Edge, perfect for Christos' work on the physical properties of memristive devices and developing novel applications for emulating synaptic memory consolidation.

Christos’ commented “I’m extremely happy to have participated in the UKCAS2020 3-Minute PhD Pitch competition. The process of sharing your research is tricky but very rewarding and getting recognised for it is truly gratifying! Thanks to everyone involved.”

The competition was sponsored by eFurtures and IEEE CASS.