Community News – January 29, 2018

Weeks of January 29, 2018

The following announcements are as of January 26.


Events and Seminars

January 29: MIT Festival of Learning. Free event. Registration required. [Details]

January 29: Application due for 2018 Congressional Visit Days (CVD) on 3/12-13. [Details]

January 30: ChemE Research Day! Stata Lobby, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. [Details]

January 31: J-WAFS IAP seminar: Water Management for Future Climate Scenarios. [Details]

February 1: ChemE Seminar Series: Physical and Chemical Tuning of Catalysts for Renewable Energy Applications, Haotian Wang, 4:15 p.m., 66-110.

February 7: Symposium: The Blood-Brain Barrier: An Obstacle to Effective Therapies. Room 46-3002. [Details]

February 8: ChemE Seminar Series: Metabolic engineering for understanding and harnessing nature’s biosynthetic potential, Sijin Li, 4:15 p.m. , 66-110.

February 13: ChemE Seminar Series: The Bionic Microbe: Electronic upgrades to biology for semi-artificial photosynthesis, Kelsey Sakimoto, 4:15 p.m. , 66-110.

February 15: ChemE Seminar Series: Materials Design and Electrochemical Methods for Water-Energy Nexus: From Water Purification to Resource Mining, Chong Liu, 4:15 p.m., 66-110.

February 15: Dr. Mauro Ferrari will be the IMES Distinguished Speaker. [Details]

February 22: ChemE Seminar Series: Structure and Rheology of Polyelectrolyte Complex Coacervates, Amanda Marciel, 4:15 p.m. , 66-110.

March 7-9:  Warren K. Lewis Lecture: David Tirrell, 3:00 p.m. in 32-123. [Details]

May 4 – 6: The Chemical Biophysics Symposium, University of Toronto. [Details]

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


Thesis Defense

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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

DSLx Life Learning: Strategic Communications Fellows. [Details]

January 31: Application due for Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning. [Details]

February 1: Application due for REU; Chemical Engineering & Materials Science: Research In Interfacing Sustainable Energy & Materials in the Univ. of Delaware. [Details]

February 2: Application due for L’Oréal Women in Science Grants on Trialect. [Details]

February 2: Application due for Davis Projects for Peace $10,000 Fellowship. [Details]

February 15: Application due for MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) Pod Leader [Details]

February 16: Application due for MISTI MIT-Israel Program. [Details]

February 26: Nominations due for Martin Fellowship for Sustainability. [Details]

March 1: Application due, NSF REU at Tufts: Analysis & Design of Complex Biological Systems using Data Science. [Details]

Army Research Lab: Summer Journeyman Fellowship. [Details]

Insight: Accepting fellowship applications from graduating students. [Details]

Graduate Resident Advisor or Tutor (GRA/GRT): Applications are now open. [Details]

Millennium Space Systems: Externship application is open. [Details]

For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions visit the Career Advice and Support page.


Other Announcements

February 16: Call for applications for the spring Dow Travel Award. [Details]

English as a Second Language Program: Volunteer to be a tutor. [Details]

1-year post-SB program at UNM: Prepare for a PhD in a bioscience area. [Details]

Spring Course: Sloan: “Operations Lab”, interactive learning opportunity. [Details]

Fuels Institute: 2018 University Case Competition application is open. [Details]

MassCEC Clean Energy Careers Training & Education: Check out exciting changes & opportunities in 2018.


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