Community News – Week of November 7, 2022

Week of November 7, 2022

The following announcements are as of November 4.

Events and Webinars

November 7: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Alexander Cohen, “Differentiable Physics Simulations for Inference, Optimization, and Control”
– Lucas Baston, “Zeolite Framework Effects on Lactonization Reactions for Intrinsically Recyclable Plastics”

November 7-9: Conference: The Power of Co-Design: Advancing Global Access to Sexual & Reproductive Health. [Details]

November 8: SoE DEI Speaker Series presents Darryll J. Pines, President of the Univ. of Maryland. 4p.m. [Details]

November 8: Election Day. Register to vote!! [MIT VOTE]

November 8: Virtual info session and q & a for undergrads, Univ. of Texas at Austin. [Details]

November 9: MITsdm Systems Night, 6:30 p.m. MIT Museum. [Details]

November 10: 2022 MIT Veterans Day Celebration. 6:00 p.m. [Details]

November 10: Workshop: How to Tame Your Inbox: Email Strategies for MIT Grad Students & Postdocs. 4:oo p.m. [Register]

November 11 – 13: Energy Hackathon. [Details]

November 13: Webinar: Battery modeling: Software tools & feature engineering for machine learning, 2:00 p.m. [Zoom]

November 14: MIT ChemE reception at the Annual AIChE meeting, Phoenix, AZ. [Details]

November 14: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Gianmarco Terrones, “Low-cost Machine Learning Approach to the Prediction of Excited State Properties of Iridium”
– Husain Adamji, “Computational & Experimental Optimization of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for the Direct Methane-to-Methanol Conversion”
– Daniel Chu, “Non-ideal Ligand Mixing Models for Enhanced Transition Metal Complex Design”

November 15, 17: Info sessions for IAP MISTI Global Classroom: Amsterdam. [Details]

November 17: Starr Forum: Xi Jinping’s Third Term: Challenges for the United States, 4:30 p.m. [Details]

November 28 – December 16: ChemE Holiday Events & Activities.  [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

November 10: Charles Tai-Chieh Wan (Brushett & Chiang Labs), 11:00 a.m., E17-517 and zoom link will be provided
Designer Porous Carbon Electrodes for Redox Flow Batteries

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

December 2: Application due for 2023-24 CISAC Fellowship program. [Details]

December 9: Application due, DHS Professional Opportunities for Students. [Details]

January 9: Undergrads: Application due for Caltech’s WAVE Fellows program. [Details]

February 1: Undergrads: Application due for Amgen Scholars Program. [Details]

MIT Graduate Community Fellow: [See current positions and apply]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: Apply for STEM teaching & mentoring opportunities. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): open position for student sustainability researchers – [Details]

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

Other Announcements

November 9: Application due for DOE Graduate Student Research workshops. [Details]

November 10: Application due for the Chevron Prize. [Details]

November 14: Proposal submission due for Transforming Engineering Education 2023 conference at MIT & Harvard. [Details]

November 1-30: MIT Student Veteran Winter Clothing drive. [Details]

November 28 – December 19: Margaret Fuller House Canned Food Drive. Drop off box outside of 66-201.

International Students Office: Navigating MIT Series for International Students. [Workshops]

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect and MIT Language Conversation Exchange. [November Events]

Graduate Classes & Workshops on Technical Leadership for 2022-2023. [Details]

MIT Medical: Wellness support for students, in-person and virtual activities. [Details]

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]

Grad Students: Didja know about GradLink? [Details]

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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