Community News – Week of May 20, 2019

Week of May 20, 2019

The following announcements are as of May 17.

Events and Seminars

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 20: Alkiviadis Orfefs Chatzivasileiou (Stephanopoulos Group), 11:00 a.m., 66-110
– “Engineering a novel pathway for isoprenoid synthesis

May 20: Helena Qi (Kulik Group), 1:30 p.m., 2-105
– “Large scale analysis of electronic effects in protein structure

May 20: Daniel Consoli (Roman Group), 4:00 p.m., E17-517
– “Mechanisms and Catalyst Design for Heterogeneous Olefin Metathesis

May 21: Jennie Zeng (Myerson Group), 1:30 p.m., E17-517
– “Novel Applications of Ionic Liquids in Molecular Crystallization

May 21: Shankul Vartak (Myerson Group), 3:00 p.m., E17-517
– “Novel Continuous Crystallization Strategies for Purification of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

May 23: Amos Enshen Lu (Braatz Group), 11:00 a.m., E17-517
– “Systems Engineering for Biomanufacturing

May 23: Zachary Sherman (Swan Group), 11:30 a.m., 66-360
– “Self-Assembly and Dynamics of Colloidal Dispersions in Steady and Time-Varying External Fields

May 23: Fan He (Bazant and Hatton Group), 2:00 p.m., 66-360
– “Theoretical and Experimental Study of Electrochemically Mediated Adsorption Processes

May 24: German Alberto Parada Hernandez (Xuanhe Zhao Group), 9:30 a.m., 3-370
– “Ideal Reversible Hydrogels: Theory and Applications

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

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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

May 31: Application due for Alexandria Labs 2019 Innovation Prize. [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]

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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