Community News – May 7, 2018

Week of May 7, 2018

The following announcements are as of May 4.

Events and Seminars

May 7: Student Seminars, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Jonathan Chou, “Development of Layer-by-Layer Films for Controlled Delivery of siRNA”
– Alan Long, “Extinction strain rate for combustion modeling”
– Zongyu Gu, “Simple Physics-based Models of Hysteresis in Multiphase Phenomena in Porous Media”

May 7: ChemE Undergrad Seminar Series: Dr. Arnold Stancell, “A fascinating Journey“, 12:00 p.m. in 66-110.

May 7: MIT BioMakers Kickoff Night. 7 p.m. Media Lab. [Details]

May 11: ChemE Seminar Series in 66-110 at 3:00 p.m.
Anti-biofouling ─ How a polymer brush repels proteins and our novel integrated design“, Chi Wu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

May 14: Department Awards Ceremony, 3:00 p.m. , 66-110 (Reception at 4:00 p.m. in 66-201)

May 16: Solve at MIT Opening. Register now! [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

May 9: Brooke Tam (Sikes Group), “DNA Methylation Detection using an Engineering Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein“, 3:45 p.m., 76-559.

May 9: Tonghan Gu (Hatton Group), “Experimental and Computational Study of Mass Transport in Novel Emulsion Systems: Strategies for Reaction Engineering and Microparticle Preparation” 9:30 a.m., 66-360.

May 10: Xiaoxue Wang (Gleason Group), “Structure-Property Engineering and Device Fabrication of Conjugated Polymers by Chemical Vapor Deposition” 4:00 p.m., 66-360.

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Amgen: Open position: Process Development Scientist – Pivotal Drug Substance. [Details]

Inaugural fellowship program for scientists and artists at the STAGE Lab. [Details]

Data Science Fellowships. [Details]

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

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

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

Other Announcements

James Dyson Award 2018: Now open for entries. [Details]

June 4-5: 3rd Edition of International conference on Advanced Spectroscopy, Crystallography and Applications in Modern Chemistry, London. [Details]

3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition (March12-13, 2019): Call for Exhibitors [Details]

September 5-6: 5th World Congress on Catalysis and Chemical Engineering – Tokyo. [Details]

September 17-18: 6th Asia Pacific Congress on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. [Details]

ASL and Deaf Culture @ MIT will be offering ASL classes during Spring 2018. [Sign-up]

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

REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
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