Community News – Week of May 2, 2022

Week of May 2, 2022

The following announcements are as of April 29.

Events and Webinars

May 2: ChemE Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– Pushkal Sharma (Chakraborty Lab), Sungyun Yang (Strano Lab)

May 5: Solve at MIT, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Kresge Auditorium [Register]

May 5: GradEL Spring 2022 Workshop 6: Project Management Methodologies. 5:00 p.m. in 32-144. [Detials]

May 6: Lewis Lecture, 3:30 p.m., 32-123,
– “Emergent Discovery – From Scientific Leaps to Breakthrough Medicines“, Noubar Afeyan, CEO, Flagship Pioneering

May 7: GSC Duck Boat Tour for Grad Students, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. [Details]

May 9: ChemE Department Awards Ceremony, 3:00 p.m., 66-110

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

Thesis Defense

May 2: Anirudh Nambiar (Jensen Lab), 1:30 p.m., E17-517, zoom link will be provided.
Automated Execution and Optimization of Flow Chemistry on a Robotic Platform with Integrated Analytics

May 3: Samuel Faucher (Strano Lab), 12:00 p.m., 24-115, zoom link will be provided.
Phase Behavior, Filling Dynamics, and Packing of Fluids Inside Isolated Carbon Nanotubes

May 3: Natalie Eyke (Green & Jensen Lab), 1:00 p.m., 66-360, zoom link will be provided.
Automating Reaction Development: Hardware and Software for Fully-automated High-fidelity Navigation of High-dimensional Chemical Reaction Space

May 6: Kara Rodby (Brushett Lab), 12:00 p.m., 66-110, zoom link will be provided.
Bringing Redox Flow Batteries to the Grid: Techno-economic Modeling for Chemistry-Informed Design of Redox Flow Batteries

May 10: Matthew Johnson (Green Lab), 12:00 p.m., 66-360, zoom link will be provided.
Automatic Generation and Analysis of Chemical Kinetic Mechanisms

May 11: Sarah Cowles (Wittrup Lab), 10:00 a.m., 76-156, zoom link will be provided.
An Affinity Threshold for Maximum Efficacy in Anti-PD-1 Cancer Immunotherapy

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

UROPs, Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

May 5: Application due for 2022-23 MIT Energy & Climate Club student leadership opportunity. [Details]

May 22: Application due for Distinguished Young Scholars Seminar. [Details]

Terraform Industries: Summer internship opportunity at a green-tech startup. [Detials]

UROP: Summer 2022, the MIT Climate & Sustainability Consortium. [Details]

C-Zero: Hydrogen Energy startup company is hiring for engineering positions in Santa Barbara, CA. [Details]

DxLab Inc is seeking a Research Associate. [Details]

Robert Bosch LLC: Computational Material Science Internship position. [Details]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs – hiring instructors & mentors for MOSTEC 2022! [Details]

Wind Energy Technologies Office Research Fellowship. [Apply now]

PureTech Health: Open position, Senior Manager – External Innovation. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): Open positions for student fellows! [Details]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: Now hiring part-time instructors & mentors. [Details]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

May 5: Application due for MIT Energy & Climate Club Leadership positions. (meeting on 4/26) [Detials]

May 16: Application due for J-WAFS Travel Grant for Stockholm World Water Week. [Details]

September 23: Application due for Future Leaders event at NCSU. [Details]

GSC Academic, Research and Careers – seeking new chairs! [Apply]

Ethics for Engineers: the course will be offered in the fall of 2022. [Website]

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]

SERC Scholars Program: Undergraduate research opportunity. [Details]

Grad Students: Didja know about GradLink? [Details]

TA Peer Mentoring Program for non-native English speakers. [Register]

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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