Community News – April 30, 2018

Week of April 30, 2018

The following announcements are as of April 27.


Events and Seminars

April 30: ChemE Seminar Series: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– Fan He, “Flow system for water treatment by capacitive deionization with redox active porous electrodes”
– Yinying Ren, “Electrochemical Modulations of Hydrophobicity in Polymers for Separations of Organics from Water”
– Te-Chun Chu, “Modeling of aromatics formation in fuel-rich methane oxy-combustion with an automatically generated pressure-dependent mechanism”

April 30: Meet & Greet, Raytheon Missile Systems.  [Details]

April 30-May 4: GSC and the MIT Libraries: De-Stressing Dissertations. [Details]

May 1: Application due for summer workshop in Advanced Functional Fibers and Fabrics for undergrads. [Details]

May 3: Task of History, An MIT Community Dialogue. 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. [Details]

May 4: Grad students & Postdocs: Consulting Club at MIT – Make the Leap from Academia into a Consulting Career. [Details]

May 4 – 6: The Chemical Biophysics Symposium, University of Toronto. [Details]

May 16: Solve at MIT Opening. Register now! [Details]

See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>


Thesis Defense

May 1: Zsigmond Varga (Swan Group), “Improved Models of Colloidal Gels: Kinetic Arrest, Relaxation Dynamics, Structural Breakdown and the Role of Hydrodynamic Interactions” 2:00 p.m., 66-360.

May 2: Wenda Tian (Hatton and Rutledge Groups), “Nanostructured Electroactive Polymeric Composites for Energy Storage and Separation Applications” 11:00 a.m., 66-360.

May 4: Carlos Pons Siepermann (Myerson Group), “Effects of Solution Complexation on Crystallization Process“, 2:00 p.m., E17-517.

May 4: Leia Dwyer (Myerson Group), “Nanocrystallization confined to porous matrices with and without surface functionalization effects” 3:30 p.m., E17-517.

See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>


Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Amgen: Open position: Process Development Scientist – Pivotal Drug Substance. [Details]

Data Science Fellowships. [Details]

Insight: Accepting fellowship applications from graduating students. [Details]

Graduate Resident Advisor or Tutor (GRA/GRT): Applications are now open. [Details]

For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions visit the Career Advice and Support page.


Other Announcements

September 5-6: 5th World Congress on Catalysis and Chemical Engineering – Tokyo. [Details]

September 17-18: 6th Asia Pacific Congress on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. [Details]

ASL and Deaf Culture @ MIT will be offering ASL classes during Spring 2018. [Sign-up]

MassCEC Clean Energy Careers Training & Education: Check out exciting changes & opportunities in 2018.


REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
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