Community News – Week of October 15, 2018

Week of October 15, 2018

The following announcements are as of October 12.


Events and Seminars

Undergraduate Students:

October 22: Course X Undergrad Seminar Series – Lunch with Dr. Todd Zion. [Details]


ChemE All:

October 15: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– Colin Bittner, “Self-Assembling Peptides for Rapid Hemostasis”
– Antonio Barberio, “Layer-by-Layer Nanoparticles for Enhanced Cytokine Cancer Therapy”

October 19: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– “Suspended Particles in Elastic Fluids: From Fracking Fluids to Swimming Worms” Eric S.G. Shaqfeh, Stanford University

October 22: MIT List Visual Arts Center presents: Public Programs Artist Talk, Nick Mauss. [building 66 art work] [RSVP]

October 24: MITei Event: Frances Beinecke, “2030 U.S. Climate Goals: Drifting further from the target—How can we get there?

October 26: Hottel Lecture: Climate change and how we can shift to a sustainable future, Steven Chu, Stanford University, 3:00 p.m., 32-123.

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


Thesis Defense

October 23: Connie Wu (Hammond Group), “Engineering Periodic Short Hairpin RNA Delivery Systems for Enhanced Therapeutic Efficacy” 2:00 p.m., E66-360.

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


Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Students

Accenture: Security Analyst and Technology Analyst positions [Details]

UROPs: Mineral Recovery from Waste Flows and other positions. [Details]


Graduate Students and Postdocs

December 15: Application due for the Eckert Postdoctoral Fellowships in ChBE at Georgia Tech. [Details]

The Data Incubator:  Intensive 8 week fellowship. [Details]

Looking for Academic/Research position? Check out recently posted Academic/Research Jobs.

Search for more faculty positions around the world at PolytechnicPositions.com


ChemE All

December 1: Application due for Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program. [Details]

Lilac: Full time employment opportunity for materials engineer in Oakland, CA. [Details]

For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions, visit the Career Advice and Support page.


Other Announcements

All Students:

October 15: Application due for 2019 NCWIT Collegiate Award. [Details]

November 1: Application due for 2019 NESACS–GDCh Student Exchange Program to Bremen, Germany. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

October 15: Abstract due for G16 & ABWET PhD Conference (12/6-7), Naples (Italy) [Details]

ChemE Public Service and Outreach Initiative: volunteer opportunities to Boston and Cambridge communities. Contact Supratim Das

3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition (March12-13, 2019): Call for Exhibitors [Details]


ChemE All

MIT Friday Math Team: Volunteers needed to help 5th graders in Cambridge Public School. [Details]

Join the MIT Military/Veteran Email List. [Sign-up]


REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
Email: refs-x@mit.edu | Website: web.mit.edu/refs-x/