Community News – Week of October 7, 2019

Week of October 7, 2019

The following announcements are as of October 4.

Events and Seminars

October 7: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Qihui Qian, “Mixed-Matrix Membranes for Gas Separation”

October 7: MIT Small Satellite Center Seminar, “The Globalization of Space: Changing Demographics of the Satellite Orbital Population” Dr. Jonathan McDowell – Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

October 9: Compressed Gas Safety Class, 10am- 2:30pm, 34-401. Registration is required. Lunch will be served.

October 9, 10: MIT Teaching + Learning Lab’s seminars: Supporting the Whole Student – Mindful Integration of Learning Principles, and Fostering a Growth Mindset in the Classroom.

October 9: Machine Learning in Materials Research – Materials Day Symposium and Poster Session. [Details]

October 18: ChemE Seminar Series: 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Downstream Processing in Biomanufacturing: Multimodal Chromatography Affinity Precipitation and Integrated Bioprocessing“, Steven M. Cramer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY

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


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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

November 1: Application due for MIT-GSK Gertrude B. Elion Research Fellowship Program for Drug Discovery and Disease. [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

November 15-17: MIT Energy Hack 2019. Registration is now open!

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]

10.585 Engineering Nanotechnology – for graduate students or advanced undergraduates. [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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