Community News – Week of February 28, 2022

Week of February 28, 2022

The following announcements are as of February 25.

Events and Webinars

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: Ten Talks: An Undergrad Seminar Series presents Prof. Gregory Stephanopoulos. 4:00 p.m. [Register]

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 2: Workshop: Leading at the Intersection of Management & Engineering, 5:00 p.m, 32-144. [Register]

March 3-4: Virtual Workshop: Climate Implications of Computing & Communications, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. [Register]

March 3: Virtual Workshop: Careers in Computing & Sustainability Panel, 4:00 p.m. [contact Elise Chambers for details]

March 7: Student Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in 66-110
– Rohan Kadambi (Braatz Lab), Debbie Zhuang (Bazant Lab), Robert Jones (Green Lab)

March 7-11: Annual Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week. [Schedule of events]

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

March 11: Michales Lecture, 3:00 p.m., E15-070
Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP): 3D Printing at the Intersection of Materials, Process, and Design
Joseph M. DeSimone, Stanford University

March 11: MIT Forefront: Fireside Chat: Google & Alphabet CEO and MIT President – virtual. [Detials]

March 14: Student Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Christopher Johnstone (Kate Galloway), Aristotle Grosz (Smith Lab)

March 28: Student Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Kevin Greenman (Green Lab), K’yal Bannister (Prather Lab)

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]

Robert Bosch LLC: Computational Material Science Internship position. [Details]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: now hiring instructors & mentors for MOSTEC 2022! [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

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

March 10: Application due for Purdue’s Early Discovery Program. [Details]

March 18: nominations due for GSC Institute Awards. [Detials]

March 31: Application due for Experiential Ethics Course. [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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