Community News – Week of June 22, 2020

Week of June 22, 2020

The following announcements are as of June 19.

Congratulations to Course X’s Newest PhD!

Yamini Krishnan (June 15)

Virtual Events and Seminars

June 20: Imaging Science – Closing Webinar for a two-week celebration of observing and documenting the world around us through photography. [Zoom]

June 22: A discussion on market structure featuring SEC Chairman Jay Clayton [Details]

June 23: Starr Forum: “When Culture Meets Covid-19”. [Register]

June 24: Webinar, “Stretchable and fully degradable semiconductors for transient electronics” 11:00 a.m. Dr. Helen Tran, Stanford University

Nano Explorations: A student webinar series. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

June 26: Nian Liu (Stephanopoulos Group), 10:00 a.m.
Enhancing C02 Fixation by Synergistic Substrate Cofeeding

June 30: Tedrick Thomas Salim Lew (Strano Group), 10:00 a.m.
Interfacing Living Plants with Nanomaterials for In Planta Sensing and Plant Biotechnology Applications

July 1: Beatrice Soh (Doyle Group), 10:00 a.m.
Studying Topologically Complex DNA at the Single-Molecule Level

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

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

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

GradRat: Balfour is currently offering 25% off plus a free gift for any orders placed in June. (Rings would be directly shipped to you once completed.) The free gift is a Kendra Scott necklace.
For questions about sizing, contact

Asia-pacific Conference on Oil and Gas Webinar to be held on Sept. 28-29, 2020. [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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