Community News for the week of March 18, 2024

Week of March 18, 2024

The following announcements are as of March 15.

Events and Seminars

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 18: Dialogues Across Difference series, “Islamophobia: A Threat to All” 4:00 p.m. in 45-801. [Register]

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, 5:30 p.m. [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

March 25: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– Jennifer Fang, “Spatial Multiplexing and Quantitative miRNA Detection of Plant Tissue using Nanoliter Well Arrays”
– Shakul Pathak, “Intercalation Kinetics in Battery Electrodes: Beyond Butler-volmer”

April 4: C.C. Mei Distinguished Speaker Series, “The Plant Age: Materials for the Future”, Prof. Oded Shoseyov. [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

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 18: Application due for Science Policy Bootcamp – Spring Break 2024 . [Details]

March 21: Application due for The Sidney-Pacific (SP) Graduate Residence. [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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