Community News – Week of February 27, 2023

Week of February 27, 2023

The following announcements are as of February 27.

Events and Seminars

February 27: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110.
– Eliza Price, “Modeling the Influence of Ligand Packing Frustration on Coherent Nanocrystal Orientation in Self-assembled Superlattices”
– Oliver Xie, “Efficiently Searching for Novel Structures in the Polymer Sequence Design Space”

February 27: ChemE Seminar Series, 4:15 pm. – 5:15 p.m., 66-110
Evolving enzymes for biocatalysis and gene editing“, Monica E. Neugebauer, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

February 28: Graduate Workshops on Engineering Leadership, 5:00 p.m., 32-124. [Details]

March 1: Curious about coffee? Coffee entrepreneur Tim van Sipe will visit 10.00 class, 1:30 p.m, E18-676. [Register]

March 1: MIT Sports Summit: The Science of Winning. [Register]

March 2: Greentown Labs: Climatetech Intern Fair. 4:00 p.m [Register now!]

March 3: GSC Battle of the Bands. [Performer Signup]

March 6: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Nadia Tahsini, “Atmospheric Oxidation Mechanisms and Their Role in Aerosol Formation”

March 10: Michaels Lecture: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Design for Inference: the Power of Random Experiments in Biology“, Aviv Regev, Head, Executive Vice President, Genentech Research and Early Development

March 16: Fulbright Virtual Info Session, 2:00 p.m. [Register]

March 21: MITei, Energy Storage Student Slam Event. 5:00 p.m.

March 24: The Engine: Tough Tech Talent Fair, 11:00 a.m. [Details]

April 15: Grad Gala 2023, 7:00 p.m., Museum of Science, Boston. [Register]

April 18: Social & Ethical Responsibilities of Computing (SERC) Symposium [Register]

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

Thesis Defense


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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

March 17:  Application due for the The Engine’s spring 2023 Blueprint program. [Details]

MIT Graduate Community Fellow: [See current positions and apply]

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

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

Other Announcements

March 1: Nomination due for the J-WAFS Fellowships for Water & Food Solutions. [Details]

March 3: Application due for the MindHandHeart Community Innovation Fund. [Details]

March 3: Application due for Energy Storage Student Slam competition. [Apply now]

March 31: Application due for Experiential Ethics Summer Course. [Details]

June 21-23: TEE Conference in MIT and Harvard University. [Registration is open]

D-Lab Spring Class: Applications of Energy in Global Development. [Details]

Graduate Classes & Workshops on Technical Leadership for 2023. [Details]

MIT Community Wellness: Performance coaching workshops and mindfulness mini-course. [Details]

MIT Community Wellness: offering an award-winning student sleep health course. [Details]

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect: [Upcoming events]

MIT Medical: Wellness support for students, in-person and virtual activities. [Details]

MIT English as a Second Language Program for Service Employees – Volunteers tutors wanted. [Details]

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]

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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