Community News – Week of November 18, 2019

Week of November 18, 2019

The following announcements are as of November 15.

Events and Seminars

November 15-17: MIT Energy Hack 2019.

November 18: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Tzyy-Shyang Lin, “Quantitative Prediction on the Impact of Defects on the Elasticity of Polymer Networks”
Dimitrios Fraggedakis, “Kinetics of Ion Intercalation in Energy Storage Materials”

November 21-22: MIT Water Summit 2019: Drowning in Plastic, Wong Auditorium. [Details]

November 21: Seminar: “Quantum Science – What is it? And why is everyone talking about it?”
– Nobel Price Winner Wolfgang Ketterle and Harvard Professor Markus Greiner. [Details]

November 22: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Understanding What Controls the Activity and Selectivity of Heterogeneous Catalysts: Insights Gained from Experiments and Theory” Alexis T. Bell, University of California, Berkeley

November 22: Single Cell Symposium, “Dissecting Cancer One Cell at a Time” [Details]

December 3: #SpreadingFacts: Communicating Science for a Better World. MIT Samberg Conference Center. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense


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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Gotoco: Summer Opportunities in China for MIT Students. [Details]

BS/MS Students graduating in 2020: Job opportunities at Celgene. [Details]

Postdoc Opportunity: Purdue University – start date, February 2020. [Details]

DOE Scholars Program – Accepting Applications. [Details]

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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

December 20: Abstract due for Intl. Mexican Congress on Chemical Reaction Engineering – June ’20 [Details]

Undergraduates: Opportunities within the Journal of Young Investigators. [Details]

MIT D-Lab: Nine fall classes open to all students! [Details]

$50K MIT Collaborative Intelligence Entrepreneurship Competition. [Details]

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

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