Community News – Week of February 3, 2020

Week of February 3, 2020

The following announcements are as of January 31.

Happy New Year!

Events and Seminars

February 4: Data Science & Analytics Career Fair and Networking Night – MIT Media lab, 5:30p.m. [Details]

February 5: Welcome Back Afternoon Tea, hosted by the Student Office. 12:00 – 1:30pm. in 66-201. [Details]

February 6: ChemE Seminar Series, 4:00 p.m. in 66-110
Beyond building tissues: the future of regenerative medicine” Prof. Jennifer Elisseeff, Johns Hopkins University

February 10: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Kevin Silmore, “Collective Mode Dynamics: A Method for Fast Relaxation of Statistical Ensembles”
– Seunghyeon Kim, “Autocatalytically Photoinititated Chromogenic Polymerization for Colorimetric Biodetection”

March 7: MIT Robo-AI Exchange. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

February 10: Li-Chiun Cheng (Doyle Group), 9:00 a.m., E17-517.
Structure, Rheology and Applications of Thermally-Gelling Nanoemulsions

February 10: Te-Chun (Jim) Chu (Green Group), 1:00 p.m. in E17-517.
Revealing aromatics formation in combustion using experimental and modeling methods

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

February 15: Application due for Internships in Argentina and Uruguay for undergraduate students. [Details]

NIH-funded post-baccalaureate training program – University of New Mexico. [Details]

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

Other Announcements

February 10: Paper submission due for MIT A+B Applied Energy Symposia (May 17-19) [Details]

February 21: Application due for grad student speakers, Science in the News DayCon 2020. [Details]

March 19: The MIT (Mysterious) Book Exchange event – Recommend a book! [Details]

April 6: Application due for Benjamin Siegel Prize – open to all students. [Details]

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]

REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
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