Community News – October 2, 2017

Week of October 2, 2017

The following announcements are as of September 29.

Events and Seminars

October 2: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
Nian Liu, “Two-stage Biological Conversion of CO2 into Fuels”
Naveed Ali Bakh, “Development and Use of Modeling Techniques and Continuous Biomolecule Detection Towards Informing Clinical Decisions”

October 2: Application due for MIT India Conference (April 8).  [Details]

October 3: Grad Students: “Young Professionals Seminar – Effective Communication…” 5:00 p.m. in 46-3189.[Details]

October 3: AIChE Industrial Networking Information Session. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in 66-110.

October 3: “The Gender/Race Imperative” – Presentations and Workshops moderated by Anita Hill. [Details]

October 5: MIT Entrepreneurship Speakers Series, “Technology Startups as the Business World’s Navy SEALs” [Details]

October 5: Stroud International Information Session, 6:30-8:30pm 3-370 . [Details]

October 6: Grad Students, 4th annual Teaching at Teaching Intensive Institutions conference at Westfield State Univ.  contact

October 6: Free – Teaching at Teaching Intensive Institutions Conference, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. [Details]

October 10-12 & 17-19: Gradcommx Live: Professional communication skills for grad students. [Register]

October 11: Materials Day 2017. [Details] (poster registration due October 6)

October 11: Innovation Fund by MindHandHeart, Info. Sessions [Details]

October 12: MIT @ IBM information session. [Details]

October 13: Comedian Hari Kondabolu coming to campus. Reserve your free tickets. [Details]

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

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

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

GECD: Prehealth Advising – Fall Events Schedule.

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

Thesis Defense

October 2: Ryan Shaw (Hatton Group), “Modeling and Design for Electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Capture Systems” 2:00 p.m., 66-360.

October 5: Lionel Lam (Love group), “Single-cell analysis of tumor-infiltrating immune cells” 11:00 a.m., 76-156.

See ChemE calendar for more events >>

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

October 4: Undergrads –  Kick-Start Your Career with UPOP. [Details]

October 13: Application due, Genentech Scholarship for 3rd-year undergraduates. [Details]

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

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

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

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

Estee Lauder: Full-time and internship positions. Contact Eric Xu at

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 10: Ashdown Officer Applications due for Spring 2018. [Details]

October 13: Application due for OGE Graduate Student Life Grant. [Details]

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

Dr. Jeff Siirola’s on-line course on “Industrial Chemical Technology” is now available.

New Interdisciplinary Program for Undergrads.  [Minor in Polymers and Soft Matter]

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