Community News for the week of May 6, 2024

Week of May 6, 2024

The following announcements are as of May 3.

Events and Seminars

May 10: Lewis Lecture: Innovations in the Development of Small Molecule Pharmaceuticals,
Jean W. Tom, University of Virginia (Bristol Myers Squibb-retired), 3:00 p.m., 66-110.

May 10: Spring MITEC Student Seminar Series. 12:00 p.m. in 66-168. [Signup]

May 13: ChemE Awards Ceremony and Dessert Reception, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110/66-201. [Details]

May 16: Barn Babies – no finals thoughts, just good vibes! 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in 66-201.

May 18: New Frontiers in Reaction Engineering: A Symposium Honoring Klavs F. Jensen, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. [Register]

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

May 6: Weiran (Sasha) Gao (Brushett Lab), 1:30 p.m., 76-156 and zoom link will be provided
Modeling and Analysis of a Lithium-ion Convection Battery

May 14: Xiaojia (Cindy) Jin (Strano Lab), 11:00 a.m., 66-360 and zoom link will be provided
Carbon Nanotube Based Biosensors Using Corona Phase Molecular Recognition (CoPhMoRe): Development and Applications

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]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

May 6: Application due for J-WAFS Travel Grants for Water Conferences. [Details]

May 21: Application due to attend GREAT Symposium in June (virtual). [Details]

May 31: Application due for Asian Deans’ Forum ’24 – The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop. [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]

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

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