Community News – December 4, 2017

Week of December 4, 2017

The following announcements are as of December 1.


Events and Seminars

December 4: Student Seminar: Yamini Krishnan, 3:30 p.m., 66-110.
– “Selecting an Optimally Charged, Cartilage-Targeting Drug Delivery Carrier for Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis”

December 4:Porous Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Architectures as Optical Sensing Materials and Smart Membranes“, Hatton Group guest speaker, Dr.-Ing. Markus Gallei, Technische Universität Darmstadt,  9.30 – 10.30 am, Room 66-360.

December 5: MIT Winterfest, Walker Memorial (Building 50), Noon – 1:30 p.m. [Details]

December 5: Prof on Tap presents a discussion with Professor Joel Schindall of the Department of EECS. [Details]

December 6: Tech Twinkle’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! 7:00pm at the Stratton Student Center.

December 8: Hoyt C. Hottel Lecture in Chemical Engineering, 3:00 p.m. in 34-101.
The Clean Energy Transformation” Ernie Moniz, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems Emeritus and Special Advisor to the MIT President.

December 15: ChemE Holiday Events. [RSVP]

Prehealth Advising: December info sessions for those interested in pursuing medical school. [Details]

January 24: GECD and the Alumni Association welcomes guest speaker alumnus, Tarikh Campbell. 6:00 p.m. [Details]

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

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


Thesis Defense

December 15: Zachary Buras (Green Group), “Measuring Rate Constants and Product Branching for Reactions Relevant to Combustion and Atmospheric Chemistry“, 1:00 p.m. in E17-517.

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


Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

February 2: Application due, Davis Projects for Peace $10,000 Fellowship. [Details]

MIT Teaching + Learning Lab: Accepting applications for the Spring ’18 Kaufman Teaching Certificate Program. [Details]

The MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS) seeking student for 2 part-time paid fellowships. [Details]

Millennium Space Systems: Externship application is open. [Details]

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


Other Announcements

December 31: Application due for MIT Water Innovation Prize. [Details]

New IAP Series: “Developing Leadership in Yourself and Others.” [Details]

1-year post-SB program at UNM: Prepare for a PhD in a bioscience area. [Details]

Spring Course: Sloan: “Operations Lab”, interactive learning opportunity. [Details]

Fuels Institute: 2018 University Case Competition application is open. [Details]


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