Community News – Week of July 13, 2020

Week of July 13, 2020

The following announcements are as of July 10.

Virtual Events and Webinars

July 16: “Virus-like DNA Nanoparticle Vaccine for COVID-19”, 12:00 p.m. [Register]

July 22: MISTI: “Global Impact of Covid-19 on Higher Education”, 11:00 a.m. [Register]

July 29: “Computation-Mediated Protein Engineering of Robust Genome Editing and Anti-Viral Tools Against SARS-CoV-2”. 12:00 p.m. [Register]

August 6: Global Research Conference on Oncology & Immuno-Oncology. [Details]

August 12: “Applying Ginkgo’s Platform to the COVID-19 Response” 12:00 p.m. [Register]

MATLAB & Simulink: Free Summer Webinar Series. [Details]

MIT Technology Review: EmTech Online Conference (October 19-22) Registration is now open. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

July 16: Antonio Barberio (Hammond Group), 2:00 p.m.
Layer-by-Layer Nanoparticles for Cytokine Delivery to Treat Cancer

July 17: Zhenshu (Stan) Wang (Roman Group), 10:00 a.m.
Tuning Geometric and Electronic Structure of Noble Metals with Core-shell Platform as Enhanced Catalysts

July 21: Wentao Dong (Stephanopoulos Group), 9:00 a.m.
Exploring Cancer Metabolism through Isotopic Tracing and Metabolic Flux Analysis

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergrads: Seeking supplemental summer opportunities? Explore Summer Startup Matching and Inclusive Innovation Grant Programs

Akatech: Check out current career opportunities listed around the world. [Details]

Students and postdocs: Check out the newly developed MIT Summer Opportunities & Resources page.

The MIT Career and Professional Development Office has a helpful COVID-19 FAQ section for those seeking jobs or internships. Explore their online resources.

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

Practice Presentations Online – Check out Toastmasters Clubs @ MIT. [Details]

First Year Students: ChemE has a team of juniors and seniors with diverse interests who want to answer your questions! Please reach out!

July 15: Abstract due for Nanotech France 2020. [Details]

September 14: National Funding Foundation, Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop. [Details]

MIT Martin Trust Center: Online tutoring open to all MIT students who want to make things. [Details]

Asia-pacific Conference on Oil and Gas Webinar to be held on Sept. 28-29 [Registration is now open]

Show your MIT pride in our community mosaic! Submit your photo! [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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