Community News – Week of December 17, 2018

Week of December 17, 2018

The following announcements are as of December 14.

Events and Seminars

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Thesis Defense

December 18: Ananth Govind Rajan (Blankschtein and Strano Groups), 10:00 a.m., 66-110
Atomistic Modeling and Simulations of 2D Materials: Chemical Vapor Deposition, Nanoporous Defects, Force-Field Development, Wetting, and Friction

December 19: Steven Brown (Brushett Group), 11:00 a.m., 66-110
Catalysis and Reactor Engineering for the Electrochemical Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Carbon Monoxide

December 20: Kosi Aroh (Jensen Group), 9:00 a.m., 66-360
Determination of Optimal Conditions and Kinetic Rate Parameters in Continuous Flow Systems with Dynamic Inputs

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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Students

UROP: Sikes Lab: Project: Engineering Design Approach to Quantitative Redox Biology for the Study of Cancer. [Details]

Accenture: Security Analyst and Technology Analyst positions [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

December 15: Application due for the Eckert Postdoctoral Fellowships in ChBE at Georgia Tech. [Details]

January 9: Application due for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QIF). [Details]

The Data Incubator:  Intensive 8 week fellowship. [Details]

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All Students

December 17: Application due for DOE Scholars Program. [Details]

December 21: Application due for Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions. [Details]

Nano-Cybernetic Biotrek (NCB) Research Lab at MIT: Research openings for undergrad & grad students. [Details]

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

Other Announcements

Undergraduate Students

10.000 Engineering Molecular Marvels: new exploratory 1st yr course looking for interested contributors/volunteers! [Details]

Showcase your project: MIT xFair 2019, annual tech-focused Expo and Career Fair! [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

January 16: Application due for J-WAFS Seed Grant. [Details]

New Graduate Course! 15.S51 -“Your Career and the Law: Key Junctures, Opportunities and Risks.”  [Details]

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

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January 11: Abstract Submission due, 2019 Science without Borders (3/29-31). [Details]

March 12-13, 2019. Call for Exhibitors, Switzerland, 3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition. [Details]

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

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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