Community News – September 17, 2018

Week of September 17, 2018

The following announcements are as of September 14.


Events and Seminars

September 15-17: Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab. [Details]

September 17: Student Seminars, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
Kimberly Dinh, “Identification of the Reaction Pathway for the Catalytic Conversion of Methane to Methanol on Copper-exchanged Zeolites”
Zhenshu Wang, “Tuning Platinum Shell Electronic Structure with Transition-Metal Carbide and Nitride Core for Selective Hydrogenation”

September 18: MIT, Panel discussion, “Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine” [Details]

September 18: MRL & DMSE Seminar, 3:30 p.m., in 66-110.
Hard/Soft Interfaces as Exploration Tools for Physical, Biological & Material Dynamics” Prof. Bozhi Tian, University of Chicago,

September 19: Grad students and post docs: Eli Lilly and Co. info session and interviews. [Details]

September 21: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Metastable Structures as Key Catalytic Sites: A Computational Perspective“, Prof. Philippe Sautet, University of California.

September 28: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
“Engineering Active Sites and Their Environments to Guide Catalytic Molecular Transformations in Sustainable Energy System”, Matthew Neurock, University of Minnesota.

October 10: Materials Day Symposium & Poster Session. Kresge Auditorium (W16) [Details]

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


Thesis Defense

September 18: Eric Anderson (Román Group), 3:00 p.m., E17-517.
Reductive Conversion of Lignin with Earth Abundant Catalysts to Aromatic Chemicals

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


Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

October 1: Application due for Group Leader and Postdoc Openings at Helmholtz Pioneer Campus in Munich. [Details]

December 1: Application due for Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program. [Details]

Lilac: Full time employment opportunity for materials engineer in Oakland, CA. [Details]

Searching for faculty positions? check out PolytechnicPositions.com

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


Other Announcements

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

ChemE Public Service and Outreach Initiative: volunteer opportunities to Boston and Cambridge communities. Contact Supratim Das

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

March 21-22: 10th European Organic Chemistry Congress, Rome, Italy. [Details]


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