Community News – Week of November 4, 2019

Week of November 4, 2019

The following announcements are as of November 1.

Events and Seminars

November 4: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Kindle Williams, “Electrochemical C-H Oxidation Reactions for Sustainable Chemical Synthesis”
Thomas Close, “Non-Traditional Fertilizer Materials for Africa”

November 5: Seminar: 3:30 p.m. in 66-110.
Understanding and Tuning Catalytic Materials Using Nanocrystal Precursors” Matteo Cargnello, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

November 7: MIT Graduate Student Symposium Series. [Details]

November 7: MindHandHeart Innovation Fund event! “Finding Nature in a Busy City” with Clare Walker Leslie. [Details]

November 8: Hottel Lecture, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Catalytic Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Biofuels and Bioproducts” Prof. James A. Dumesic, UW-Madison

November 11: Reception at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL [Details]

November 11: 2019 MIT Sports Summit – Media Lab. Free Event – register now with your MIT email and password mitsportslabsummit19. [Details]

November 15-17: MIT Energy Hack 2019. Registration is open until Nov. 1.

November 21-22: MIT Water Summit 2019: Drowning in Plastic, Wong Auditorium – abstracts due Nov. 8 [Details]

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

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

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

Thesis Defense


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

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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