Community News – October 16, 2017

Week of October 16, 2017

The following announcements are as of October 13.

Events and Seminars

October 16: Student Seminars, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Rahul Misra, “Insights on the Role of Many-Body Polarization Effects in the Wetting of Graphitic Surfaces by Water”
– Stephanie Doong, “Single crystals and bespoke textures in self-assembled nanostructured soft materials”

October 16, 23: Designing Your Life Workshops, per-registration required. [Details]

October 16: Applying to Grad School in life sciences? Info session, 5:30pm, 68-181. [Details]

October 17:  Spend your summer in Israel! MISTI MIT-Israel info session. [Details]

October 18: Technology Policy Program (TPP) fall info open house, 3:30 p.m. in E17- 399. [RSVP]

October 19: IMES Distinguished Speaker, Dr. Michael Longaker of Stanford Medicine. [Details]

October 19: “The Hurricanes of 2017: Weather as Usual or an Ominous Sign?” Prof. Kerry Emanuel. [Details]

October 20: MIT D-Lab 15th Anniversary Symposium! [Details]

October 23: Student Seminars, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Michael Lee, “Steroid Hormone Sensing Using Corona Phase Molecular Recognition”
– Justin Swaney, “Vascularization of Organoid Models Using Two-Photon Stereolithography”

October 23: MIT Water Innovation Prize Kick-Off Dinner. [RSVP for tickets now!]

October 27: ChemE Seminar Series: Solute precipitate nucleation: toward reliable theories and processes, Prof. Baron Peters, University of California, Santa Barbara, 3:00 p.m., 66-110.

October 30: MIT ChemE Reception, 2017 Annual AIChE Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota. [Details]

November 6: Graduate Education in Medical Sciences info session, 10:00 am, in E25-401 . [Details]

November 21: Info session, LeaderShape MIT. [Details]

GECD: Prehealth Advising – Fall Events Schedule.

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

Thesis Defense


See ChemE calendar for more events >>

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

October 20: Application due for PKG funded fellowships for IAP ’18 projects. [Details]

October 20: Application due for Luce Scholars Fellowship Program. [Details]

October 23: Application due for the Insight Data Fellows Program. [Details]

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

Doyle Group: UROP opportunity for fall/IAP term. [Details]

Sikes Lab:  Three UROP opportunities [Details]

Course 1: Two UROP opportunities. [Details]

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

Other Announcements

October 15: Application due for workshop for grad & postdoc women who aspire to academic careers. [Apply]

October 15, 30: BiomedStartUp IAP course – apply now!

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

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