Community News – Week of March 18, 2019

Week of March 18, 2019

The following announcements are as of March 15.

Events and Seminars

March 18: ChemE Science Slam – Take your research to the stage! 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in 66-110!

March 18: MIT Nano, seminar: “Accelerating Research in Applied Nanotechnology

March 20-22: Community Giving book fair–a best seller! Time to clear your bookshelves to make room for your new finds. [Details]

March 22: ChemE Seminar Series. 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
Design of Synthetic Alternatives to Biologics in Medicine” Suzie Pun, University of Washington.

March 27: Felice Frankel, “Picturing Science and Engineering“, 6p.m at Harvard Science Center.

April 1: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m in 66-110
– Weike Sun, “Concurrent Canonical Variate Analysis for Process Quality and Dynamic Monitoring”
– Junli Hao, “Multi-Component Aerosol Separation with Electrospun Nanofibrous Membranes”

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

Thesis Defense


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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Graduate Students

May 9: Application due for the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

Looking for Academic/Research position? Check out recently posted Academic/Research Jobs.

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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

All Students

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

Graduate Students

GWAMIT Leadership Conference: Sign up to organize [Details]

March 18: Abstract submission due for the I&EC Graduate Student Award Symposium in San Diego – August 25-29, 2019. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

DOE Scholars Program – Accepting Applications. [Details]

ChemE All

March 18: Proposal due for $30,000 J-WAFS Grants for Water and Food Projects in India. [Details]

April 8: Entry submission due for The Louis Kampf Writing Prize in Women and Gender Studies. [Details]

July 1: Application due for Solve – Global Challenge Solutions. [Details]

August 26-27: 10th World Meet on Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation Conference – Bangkok. [Details]

August 29-30: 15th International Conference on Metabolomics and Systems Biology, Vienna, Austria. [Details]

Volunteer Opportunity: The neural basis of programming, 2-hour fMRI scanning session. [Details]

ChemE Public Service and Outreach Initiative: volunteer opportunities to Boston and Cambridge communities. Contact Supratim Das

The Women in STEM Database at MIT (WiSDM) is an initiative designed to promote the visibility of women in our academic community. [Join Today!]

Join the new Course 10 LinkedIn group!

Join the MIT Military/Veteran Email List. [Sign-up]

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