Community News for the week of February 19, 2024

Week of February 19, 2024

The following announcements are as of February 16.

Events and Seminars

February 22: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:15 p.m., 66-110
“Recovering Waste Through Biomanufacturing for Sustainable Chemical Synthesis”, Bradley W. Biggs, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

February 20-23: MITei Event: Working the Energy Transition. [Register]

February 26: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– Mingrou Xie: “A Computational Roadmap for the De Novo Design of Organic Structure Directing Agents for Zeolite Synthesis”
– Jenna Fromer, “An Algorithmic Framework for Synthetic Cost-aware Decision Making in Molecular Design”

February 27: Seminar Series: 4:15 p.m., 66-110
Towards Mechanoimmunology for Precision Immuno-Oncology“, Kolade Adebowale, Postdoc, Harvard University

February 28: Students and postdocs – MIT Spring Career Night. [Details]

February 29: Combating Science Misinformation: Featuring Dr. Kasisomayajula Viswanath, 5:00 p.m. [Details]

March 1: GSC Drag Show Outing — Bianca Del Rio: Dead Inside Comedy Tour. [Get Tickets]

March 6: The Stratton Lecture: How will AI impact women? 11:30 a.m., Wong Auditorium [Details]

June 23-28: The Twenty-Fourth International Conference on the Science and Applications of Nanotubes and Low-Dimensional Materials. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense


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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

February 22: Martin Family Society of Fellows for Sustainability Deadline Extended. [Details]

March 3: Application due for the Summer Social Impact Internships for undergrads. [Register]

Annual European Career Fair at MIT (3/2/24) Pre-select interviews began. [Sign up]

MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, & Science: Paid instructor & TA positions. [Details]

MIT Graduate Community Fellow: [See current positions and apply]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): open position for student sustainability researchers. [Details]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

See listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions>>

Other Announcements

March 13: Application due for Jameel World Education Lab Grant in Education Innovation. [Details]

PKG Center: Funded Summer Opportunities. [Details]

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund: Info sessions and application [Details]

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect: Language Conversation Exchange events. [See Calendar]

Spring 2024 MIT Energy & Climate Club Launchpad. [Undergraduate Application]

D-Lab Energy: Introduction to Energy in Global Development. [Register now!]

Food@MIT Guide: How to access healthy & affordable food at MIT. [Details]

Student Support Services (S3): Help in an accessible & respectful environment. [virtual & walk-in locations]

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]

Become an iREFS to offer confidential, peer-to-peer conflict management coaching and support to graduate students at MIT! Email

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