Community News – Week of May 27, 2019

Week of May 27, 2019

The following announcements are as of May 24

Events and Seminars

June 6: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, 10:00 a.m. Killian Court.

June 7: MIT Commencement, 10:00 a.m., Killian Court

June 12 – 14: E.L.K.I.N. 2019 @ MIT, 13th International Symposium on Electrokinetics, Wong Auditorium (E51).

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

Thesis Defense

May 28: Brian Seifried (Olsen Group), 9:30 a.m., 66-360
– “Glycoprotein Mimetic Materials – Synthetic Methods and Study of Viral Inhibition Properties

May 28: Carolyn Mills (Olsen Group), 1:00 p.m., 66-360
– “Elastin-Like Polypeptide (ELP) Tags for Self-Assembly and High-Throughput Processing of Functional Protein Materials

May 29: Dariusz Murakowski (Chakraborty Group), 2:30 p.m., 66-110
– “Evolutionary Dynamics for HIV Vaccine Design

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.

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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 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!

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