Community News – Week of February 11, 2019

Week of February 11, 2019

The following announcements are as of February 8.

Events and Seminars

February 11: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Christina Dinh, “Development of a Quorum-Sensing Circuit for Multiplexed Metabolic Flux Control in Engineered Bacteria”

February 14: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:15 p.m., 66-110
Computer Assistance in Organic Synthesis Planning and Execution
Connor Coley, Graduate Student, MIT ChemE

February 15: Undergraduate Students: 10-ENG Computing Lunch and Learn. [Details]

February 21: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:15 p.m., 66-110
Slick Software, Slow Hardware: Balancing Biophysical Trade offs Drives Cellular Reprogramming
Kate E. Galloway, University of Southern CA, Los Angeles

February 25: Graduate Women in Chemical Engineering is hotsing Workshop on Equality and Equity. [Details]

February 26: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:15 p.m., 66-110
Electrochemistry for Sensors and Energy“, Ariel Furst, University of California, Berkeley

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

Thesis Defense

February 12: Dan Salem (Strano Group), 10:30 a.m., 66-360
Pharmaceutical Applications of Carbon Nanotube-Based Optical Sensors: Theory and Experiment

February 22: Andrew Fiore (Swan Group), 1:00 p.m., E17-517
Fast Simulation Methods for Soft Matter Hydrodynamics

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Students

February 15: Application due for Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at Northwestern University. [Details]

March 11: Application due for NSF REU Program for Summer 2019 – “Polymer Innovation for a Sustainable Future” University of Southern Mississippi, [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

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All Students

February 15: Application due for MISTI MITEI Summer Internships at Shell India. [Details]

MIT D-Lab: nine full-semester classes will be offered this spring. [Details]

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]

MIT Sloan: Managing Minds: The Limits and Possibilities of Science – Lessons from Israeli Science 15.S16 [Details]

Undergraduate Students

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

Graduate Students and Postdocs

DOE Scholars Program – Accepting Applications. [Details]

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

ChemE All

Join the new Course 10 LinkedIn group!

March 18: Proposal due for $30,000 J-WAFS Grants for Water and Food Projects in India. [Details]

February 15: Project proposal due for MIT Portugal Partnership 2030 for one-year seed funding at MIT. [Details]

February 25: Proposals due for Future City Innovation Connector 2019. [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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