Community News – Week of March 20, 2023

Week of March 20, 2023

The following announcements are as of March 17.

Events and Seminars

March 20: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110.
– Jim Owens, “Power Systems Modeling and Electric Vehicle Integration for a Low Carbon Future”
– Nathan Ewell, “Electrospun Aerosol Filters for Respiratory PPE Applications”

March 21: Midterm Study Break – relax & pet some baby animals! 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 66-201

March 21: MLK Scholar Presentation, “Charged Times: The Draw of Battery Research Using Chemical Engineering”, Javit Drake, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Hybrid Event. [Register]

March 21: MITei, Energy Storage Student Slam Event. 5:00 p.m. [Details]

March 22: Dialogues Across Difference: Building Community at MIT, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. E15-070. [Details]

March 23: Lewis Lecture, 4:00 p.m., 66-110
Technical Lecture: “Multiscale Modeling of Polymers at Interfaces and Polymer-Matrix Nanocomposites“,
Doros Theodorou MS ’83 PhD ’85, National Technical University of Athens

March 24: Lewis Lecture, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Atomistic and Mesoscopic Modeling of Structure-Property Relations in Polymers
Doros Theodorou MS ’83 PhD ’85, National Technical University of Athens

March 24: The Engine: Tough Tech Talent Fair, 11:00 a.m. [Details]

April 11: Graduate Student Poster Expo – receive feedback from MIT Comm Lab & your peers! [Details]

April 15: Grad Gala 2023, 7:00 p.m., Museum of Science, Boston. [Get Tickets]

April 18: Social & Ethical Responsibilities of Computing (SERC) Symposium. [Register]

April 22: Free NSF-Sponsored Faculty-Development Workshop, Boston College. [Details]

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

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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

MIT Graduate Community Fellow: [See current positions and apply]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): open position for student sustainability researchers. [Details]

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See listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions>>

Other Announcements

March 29: Poster due for Social & Ethical Responsibilities of Computing symposium. [Details]

March 31: Application due for Experiential Ethics Summer Course. [Details]

April 7: Application due for SQM Lithium Ventures’ Global Accelerator Program & Venture Fund. [Details]
June 21-23: TEE Conference in MIT and Harvard University. [Registration is open]

D-Lab Spring Class: Applications of Energy in Global Development. [Details]

MIT Energy and Climate Club (MITEC): Graduate students sign up to present your research. [Details]

Graduate Classes & Workshops on Technical Leadership for 2023. [Details]

MIT Community Wellness: Performance coaching workshops and mindfulness mini-course. [Details]

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect: [Upcoming events]

MIT Medical: Wellness support for students, in-person and virtual activities. [Details]

MIT English as a Second Language Program for Service Employees – Volunteer tutors wanted. [Details]

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]

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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