Community News – Week of May 9, 2022

Week of May 9, 2022

The following announcements are as of May 6.

Events and Webinars

May 9: ChemE Department Awards Ceremony, 3:00 p.m., 66-110. (Reception to follow in 66-201)

May 9: MIT Fast Forward, One Year In: An MIT Climate “Plug-In”, 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m., E52 [Livestream]

May 9: Book Talk with Cathy Park Hong, author of “Minor Feelings”, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., 32-124/Zoom [Details]

May 12: OGE Spring Financial Literacy Workshop, Pivot: An Introduction, 11:30-1:00 p.m. [Details]

May 12: DaVinci Lecture: Kathryn Hansen, “What’s Driving You So Hard? Thinking About Honor”, 5:30 p.m., 4-163. [Details]

May 19: GSC Red Sox Game event at Fenway Park, 7:00 p.m. [Tickets]

May 27: OneMIT Commencement Ceremony. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Killian Court. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

May 10: Sun Jin Moon (Sikes & Stephanopoulos Labs), 9:30 a.m., 66-360, zoom link will be provided.
Toward Quantitative Understanding of Compartmentalized NADPH Metabolism in Cancer Cells

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

May 11: Aditya Limaye (Willard & Manthiram Labs), 3:00 p.m., 66-110, zoom link will be provided.
Physical Models and Statistical Methods for Understanding Electrochemical Kinetics

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

UROPs, Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

May 15: Application due for ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Opportunity. [Details]

May 20: Application due – summer program: Using Big Data to Solve Economic & Social Problems. [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]

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

Other Announcements

May 15: Application due for Gaia DR3 Hackathon. [Details]

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]

gwaMIT (graduate womxn at MIT): Apply to be an executive board member. [Apply]

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect: Language Conversation Exchange events. [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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