Community News – Week of August 29, 2022

Week of August 29, 2022

The following announcements are as of August 26.

Events and Webinars

August 29: DuPont On-Campus Info Session and Job Posting. [Handshake Signup by 8/28]

August 30: GSCX: Ice Cream Social, 4:30pm, 66-201. [RSVP]

August 30, September 8: MIT Sandbox Info Sessions. [Details]

September 2 – 11: Sidney-Pacific’s Executive Council (SPEC), grad students orientation events. [Details]

September 6: Reg Day, Undergrad Welcome Back Lunch & Town Hall, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., 66-201.

September 6: Reg Day, Town Hall with Graduate Students Town Hall, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 66-110.

September 9: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Artificial Intelligence in Chemical Engineering: Past, Present, and Future“, Venkat Venkatasubramanian, Columbia University

September 14: Special Film Screening & Panel Discussion, “Below the Belt“, 6:30 p.m. in 10-250.

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

Thesis Defense

August 29: Robert Paul Jones (Green Lab), 1:00 p.m., E17-517 and zoom link will be emailed
Decarbonizing Long-haul Trucking

August 29: Fabian Mohr (Braatz Lab), 4:00 p.m., E17-517 and zoom link will be emailed
Smart Data Analytics for Manufacturing Processes

August 31: Matthew Ryan Billingsley (Barton Lab), 10:00 a.m., E17-517 and zoom link will be emailed
Mathematical Tools for Discontinuous Dynamical Systems

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: Apply for STEM teaching & mentoring opportunities. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): open position for student sustainability researchers – [Details]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

See listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions>>

Other Announcements

September 1: Application for MIT Sandbox Innovation Fund Program opens. Due on 9/12. [Details]

September 6: Application due for the Grad Blog Workshop (9/14 & 9/19), 11pm – 1pm. [Apply]

September 16: Nomination due for The MIT Prize for Open Data. [Details]

September 23: Application due for Future Leaders event at NCSU. [Details]

September 25: Application due for Undergrad Poster Competition in Computational Biology at UTSW. [Details]

2.S997: Check out course on AI & Machine Learning for Engineering Design. [Details]

21A.S01: Check out course on Anthro-Engineering Decarbonization at the Million-Person Scale. [Details]

Ethics for Engineers: the course will be offered in the fall of 2022. [Website]

Food@MIT Guide: How to access healthy and affordable food at MIT. [Details]

Student Support Services (S3): Help in an accessible & respectful environment. [virtual & walk-in locations]

Grad Students: Didja know about GradLink? [Details]

MIT Martin Trust Center: Online tutoring is open to all MIT students who want to make things. [Details]

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

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