Community News – Week of February 21, 2022

Week of February 21, 2022

The following announcements are as of February 18.

Events and Webinars

February 23: Parenting Students Lunch and Learn Series, 12:00 p.m. virtual. [Register]

February 24: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:15 p.m, in 66-110 and zoom and/or livestream link will be emailed, “Imaging, Learning, and Engineering of Soft Matter Systems at the Nanoscale“, Vida Jamali, Univ. of California, Berkeley

February 24: Starr Forum: The Future of US-China Relations, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. virtual. [Register]

February 25: MIT Sloan – Fireside Chat Between Dr. Jordan Peterson & Dr. Andrew Lo. 5:00 p.m., Wong Auditorium, [Register]

February 25: M-CELS Virtual Seminar Series, 4:00 p.m. [Details]

February 28: ChemE Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m, in 66-110.
Akiva Gordon (Anderson Lab), “Combinatorial Synthesis of Novel Biodegradable Lipids for mRNA Delivery”
Griffin Drake (Roman Lab), “Integrating Kinetic Monte Carlo Modeling with Experiment to Clarify Transient Product Distributions Relevant to Polyolefin Hydrogenolysis”

March 2: SoE DEI Distinguished Speaker Series, “Our Journey to Equity-Centered Engineering”, Dr. Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, 2:30-3:30 pm, virtual. [Details]

March 10: Fulbright Virtual Info Session, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. [Register on Handshake]

March 31: Application due for UW-Madison Future Faculty in Engineering Workshop. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

March 4: Kindle Williams (Manthiram Group), 9:00 a.m., zoom link will be provided on the day of the defense
Overcoming Challenges of Fundamental Electrochemical Kinetic Studies under Dilute-reagent Conditions

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

UROPs, Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

April 1: Application due for Eloranta Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships. [Details]

Associate Advisor and Orientation Leader applications are open and deadlines are approaching. [Details]

Wind Energy Technologies Office Research Fellowship. [Apply now]

Merck: Open full-time position: Senior Scientist in the Chemical Engineering R&D group. [Details]

PureTech Health: Open position, Senior Manager – External Innovation. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): Open positions for student fellows! [Details]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: Now hiring part-time instructors & mentors. [Details]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

February 21: Application due for student research posters for MIT Sports Summit 2022. [Detials]

February 22: Application due for J-WAFS Solutions Grant RFP. [Details]

March 2: Application due for J-WAFS Fellowships for Water & Food Solutions. [Details]

April 9: Boston Datathon for Chemical Engineering Students. [Details]

April 11: Application due for Benjamin Siegel Writing Prize. [Details]

April 30: Application due for Dow 2022 BEST Symposium. [Apply]

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]

SERC Scholars Program: Undergraduate research opportunity. [Details]

Grad Students: Didja know about GradLink? [Details]

MIT English as a Second Language (ESL) Program: Volunteer tutors needed. [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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