Community News for the week of March 11, 2024

Week of March 11, 2024

The following announcements are as of March 8.

Events and Seminars

March 11: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– Landon Schofield, “Dynamic Optimization of Proton Exchange Membrane Water Electrolzyers Considering Usage-based Degradation”
– Alexis Dubs, “Continuous Manufacturing Testbed Development for a Monoclonal Antibody Production Process”
– John Vergados, “Towards Understanding Molecular Transport in Nonaqueous Redox Flow Battery Membranes”

March 11: Finding Impact in Hydrogen Transportation, 8:00 a.m. 10-250 or Zoom. [Details]

March 14: Random Acts of Kindness Week Event – rock paining, boba, & cookies! 1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m. in 66-201.

March 14: MIT Campus Decarbonization Forum, 12 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Stata Center, 32-141. [Register]

March 14: Grad Students: Ashdown Pi-Palooza, 8:00 p.m. the Hulsizer (room 1121) [Signup]

March 14: Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. W20-306. [Register]

March 14: Latinx/Hispanic event. Breaking Bread, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. W20-301. [Details]

March 15: SDM Systems Forum in Ocean Engineering. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. [Details]

March 18: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– Shuo-Hsiu (Winson) Kuo, “Guided Differentiation of Human-induced Pluripotent Stems Cells toward Pancreatic Lineages Utilizing Endogenous Gene/miRNA Sensors”
– Gabriel Sanchez Velasquez, “CoPhMoRe – Molecular Recognition at Carbon Nanotube Interfaces”

March 19: Barn Babies for midterms! 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in 201.

March 19: Grad students: Pear VC Pitch Workshop and Mixer.  [Details]

March 22: ChemE Seminar Series: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Complex Fluid-Fluid Interfaces: From Beer Foam to the Human Lung“, Dr. Jan Vermant, ETH Zürich

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


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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

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]

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

Other Announcements

March 11: GSC: 2024 Anime Boston Ticket Sale will open. [Details]

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

March 31: Application due for Experiential Ethics Summer Course. [Details]

MIT Men’s Club Rugby. [Signup]

MIT Solve: Apply to help select 2024 Solver Teams. [Details]

MIT Energy and Climate Club: Present your energy research at a MITEC seminar. [Signup]

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]

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