Community News for the week of March 4, 2024

Week of March 4, 2024

The following announcements are as of March 1st.

Events and Seminars

March 4: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– Xiaochen Du, “Accelerating Atomic-scale Simulations for Surface Reconstruction”
– Lexy LeMar, “Multiphase Reaction Products of Atmospheric Alkoxy and Peroxy Radicals”

March 5: Info session, Transform Lives with Sloan Prison Education Initiative (SPEI). 7:00 p.m, BSU Lounge. [submit your interest]

March 5, 14: SuperUROP Info Sessions. [Details]

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

March 6: 2024 MIT Sports Summit, 9:00 a.m., MIT Media Lab. [Details]

March 7: MIT MindHandHeart presents Women in STEM, MIT Values: Excellence and Curiosity Panel with Paula Hammond et al. 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., 10-105. [Register]

March 8: Michaels Lecture, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Biomanufacturing Vascularized Human Tissues for Drug Testing, Disease Modeling, and Therapeutic Use“, Jennifer Lewis, Professor, Harvard University

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

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

March 7: Taigyu Joo (Smith Lab), 3:00 p.m., 66-360, zoom link will be provided
Post-synthetic Chemical and Morphological Modifications of Polymer Membranes for Gas Separations

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

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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