Week of September 11, 2017
The following announcements are as of September 8.
Events and Seminars
September 11: Undergraduate Seminar Series, Inaugural Lecture: “The Edison of Medicine: Robert Langer’s Quest to Solve Global Health Challenges using Biotechnology” Prof. Langer, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
September 12: First Sidney Pacific Presidential Fellows Distinguished Lecture of the academic year, “Innovation Anytime, Anyplace by Anybody”. [RSVP]
September 13: ChemE Undergrads: ChemE Comm Lab Ice Cream Party – Come find out what we can do for your job applications and interview skills. 3:30-5:00 pm, in 66-201.
September 15: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– “Optimization of Energy Systems: At the Interface of Data, Modeling, and Decision-Making”, Victor Zavala, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
September 18: ChemE Communication Lab: Career Bootcamp! Bring your resumes, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in 66-110. [Details]
September 20: GCWS’s Feminist Unbound Speaker Series begins. [Details]
September 25: MIT Language Conversation Language Lunch (12 p.m. in the Bush Room)
October 2: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– Nian Liu, “Understanding lipid synthesis through Metabolic Flux Analysis for enhanced biodiesel production”
– Naveed Ali Bakh, “Development and Use of Modeling Techniques and Continuous Biomolecule Detection Towards Informing Clinical Decisions”
October 5: MIT Entrepreneurship Speakers Series, Jocko Willink, “Technology Startups as the Business World’s Navy SEALs” [Details]
October 11: Materials Day 2017. [Details] (poster registration due October 6)
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
September 15: Application due for MIT-GSK Postdoctoral Fellowship. [Details]
Sikes Lab: Three UROP opportunities [Details]
Course 1: Two UROP opportunities. [Details]
September 12: Application due for poster and demo – MIT Energy Night (10/13). [Details]
September 14: Applications are due for “Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering” A National Award Symposium for Undergraduate Researchers [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]