Community News – Week of October 31, 2022

Week of October 31, 2022

The following announcements are as of October 28.

Events and Webinars

October 31: Ten Talks, an Undergraduate Seminar Series, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., 66-360.
– Prof. Ariel Furst, “By Your Powers Combined: Using Electrochemistry and Biomolecular Engineering in tandem for cleaner clean energy technology

October 31: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Michael Ream, “Dynamic Regulation of Metabolic Flux using Orthogonal Quorum Sensing”
– Pablo Dean, “Leveraging Competitive Sorption in Microporous Polymers to Enhance Membrane-based Gas Separation Performance”
– Priyanka Raghavan, “Building Low-Data Models to Predict Reaction Yields & Substrate Compatibility”

October 31: Martin Trust Center Halloween Party. 6:00 p.m. E40-160. [Details]

November 1: MIT-Takeda: AI & ML for Post-Marketing & Safety Monitoring. 9:30 a.m. [Details]

November 2: C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium & Awards. 8:30 a.m., virtual. [Details]

November 2: The Day of the Dead Celebration, 7:00 p.m. [Details]

November 4: Info session to do research in Japan, 12:00 p.m. [Details]

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

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

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]

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]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

November 1-December 16: Writing Together Online sessions. [Details]

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

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

Mind Matter Boston: a non-profit organization needs student mentors. [Details]

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

Support Hurricane Fiona’s disaster relief for Puerto Rico! You can use venmo.

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

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

MIT English as a Second Language Program for Service Employees: Volunteers needed. [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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