Community News – Week of April 29, 2019

Week of April 29, 2019

The following announcements are as of April 26.

Events and Seminars

April 29: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Ki-Joo Sung, “Engineering Thermostable Binding Proteins For Diagnostic Tests”
– Emma Yee, “Molecular Technologies for Enhanced Paper Diagnostic Device Performance and Accessibility”
– Hongbo Zhao, “Phases and Patterns in Li-ion Batteries”

April 30: “One Day We Arrived in Japan” film screening with director Q&A. [Details]

May 1: Special Lecture: Knowledge Synthesis Through Visualization. 5:15 p.m. in Room 56-180. [Details]

May 3: ChemE Seminar Series: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Nanoporous Dilute Alloy Materials for Selective Catalysis” Cynthia Friend, Harvard University

May 7: MIT Quest for Intelligence – AI Hardware Workshop. [Details]

May 7 – 9: Solve at MIT: Apply to attend now. [Details]

May 10: ChemE Seminar Series: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Equilibration and Dynamics in Block Copolymer Micelles” Timothy P. Lodge, University of Minnesota

May 22: Grad Students and Postdocs; 2019 Cabot Student Materials Research Forum. apply by April 19. [Details]

May 23: MIT-Merck Women in Chemistry Symposium. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Kresge. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

May 1: Nabeel Dahod (Tisdale Group), “Nanoscale Origins of Thermal Transport Phenomena in Hybrid Layered Perovskites” 2:00 p.m., 66-360

May 7: Matthew Ashner (Tisdale Group), “Data-Driven Approach to Understanding Exciton-Exciton Interactions in CsPbBr3 Nanocrystals” 10:30 a.m., 66-360

May 7: Stephanie Doong (Prather Group), “Biosensor-based Strategies for Improving Pathway Production in Escherichia coli” 3:30 p.m., E17-517

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Graduate Students

May 9: Application due for the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

MIT Clean Energy Prize: Apply for Managing Director position. [Details]

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

Other Announcements

All Students

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]

Graduate Students

May 1: Application due for Grad Arts Showcase 2019. [Details]

GWAMIT Leadership Conference: Sign up to organize [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

DOE Scholars Program – Accepting Applications. [Details]

ChemE All

July 1: Application due for Solve – Global Challenge Solutions. [Details]

August 26-27: 10th World Meet on Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation Conference – Bangkok. [Details]

August 29-30: 15th International Conference on Metabolomics and Systems Biology, Vienna, Austria. [Details]

Carbon Footprinting App Pilot 2019: Help us test our app for community emissions at MIT. [Details]

Volunteer Opportunity: The neural basis of programming, 2-hour fMRI scanning session. [Details]

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

The Women in STEM Database at MIT (WiSDM) is an initiative designed to promote the visibility of women in our academic community. [Join Today!]

Join the new Course 10 LinkedIn group!

Join the MIT Military/Veteran Email List. [Sign-up]

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