Community News – Week of May 13, 2019

Week of May 13, 2019

The following announcements are as of May 10.

Events and Seminars

May 13: Department Awards Ceremony, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110. Reception will follow in 66-201.

May 14: 10.26/27/29 Chemical, Energy, & BE Project Labs Final Report Oral Presentations. 1:00 – 5:00 pm. in 66-110. [Details]

May 15: 10.000 finale in 66-201. See what students have achieved! RSVP to Tom Kinney (

May 22: Grad Students and Postdocs; 2019 Cabot Student Materials Research Forum. apply by April 19. [Details]

May 23: MIT-Merck Women in Chemistry Symposium. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Kresge. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

May 13: Yinying Ren (Hatton Group), 9:30 a.m., 66-360
Conducting Polymers for Electrochemically Mediated Separations

May 14: Lawrence Lai (Green Group), 10:00 a.m., E17-517
Chemistry of Alkylaromatics in Crude Oil Upgrading

May 15: Connor Coley (Green and Jensen Group), 1:30 p.m., 66-360
Computer Assistance in Organic Synthesis Planning and Execution

May 15: Eric Miller (Sikes Group), 2:15 p.m., 76-156
Development of thermostable affinity reagents for low-cost, paper-based medical diagnostics

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Students

Summer Job opportunity with MIT Materials Research Laboratory. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

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

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

All Students

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

Graduate Students and Postdocs

DOE Scholars Program – Accepting Applications. [Details]

ChemE All

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]

Carbon Footprinting App Pilot 2019: Help us test our app for community emissions at MIT. [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!

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