Community News – February 2018

February 2018

The following announcements are as of February 2.

Events and Seminars

February 5: Intel Tech Talk at MIT. [Details]

February 7: Symposium: The Blood-Brain Barrier: An Obstacle to Effective Therapies. Room 46-3002. [Details]

February 8: ChemE Seminar Series: Metabolic engineering for understanding and harnessing nature’s biosynthetic potential, Sijin Li, 4:15 p.m. , 66-110.

February 13: ChemE Seminar Series: The Bionic Microbe: Electronic upgrades to biology for semi-artificial photosynthesis, Kelsey Sakimoto, 4:15 p.m. , 66-110.

February 15: ChemE Seminar Series: Materials Design and Electrochemical Methods for Water-Energy Nexus: From Water Purification to Resource Mining, Chong Liu, 4:15 p.m., 66-110.

February 15: Dr. Mauro Ferrari will be the IMES Distinguished Speaker. [Details]

February 22: ChemE Seminar Series: Structure and Rheology of Polyelectrolyte Complex Coacervates, Amanda Marciel, 4:15 p.m. , 66-110.

February 24: MIT European Career Fair. [Details]

February 26: Student Seminars, in 66-110 at 3:00 p.m.
– Sarah Shapiro, “Optimization of Hydrogel Particle Morphology for Point-of-Care Diagnostics”
– Li-Chiun Cheng, “Rheology and Microstructures of Thermally Gelling Namoemulsions”

March 7-9:  Warren K. Lewis Lecture: David Tirrell, 3:00 p.m. in 32-123. [Details]

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

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

Thesis Defense


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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

DSLx Life Learning: Strategic Communications Fellows. [Details]

February 16: Application due for MISTI MIT-Israel Program. [Details]

February 26: Nominations due for Martin Fellowship for Sustainability. [Details]

March 1: Application due, NSF REU at Tufts: Analysis & Design of Complex Biological Systems using Data Science. [Details]

Army Research Lab: Summer Journeyman Fellowship. [Details]

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

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

February 16: Call for applications for the spring Dow Travel Award. [Details]

English as a Second Language Program: Volunteer to be a tutor. [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]

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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