Community News – Week of September 12, 2022

Week of September 12, 2022

The following announcements are as of September 9.

Events and Webinars

September 12: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:30 p.m., 66-110
– Jianqiao (Leslie) Cui, “Understanding Nanoparticle Corona Phases for Molecular Recognition and Plant Nanobionics”

September 14: Special Film Screening & Panel Discussion, “Below the Belt“, 6:30 p.m. in 10-250.

September 14: Star Forum: “Speaking Truth to a New Power: Perspectives on the Free Press…”, 5:00 p.m [Details]

September 16: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
The Terra Incognita of Antibody Immunity: Implications for Human Health and Antibody“, George Georgiou, Univ. of Texas at Austin

September 17: an MIT Dance Party, 8:00 p.m. – Midnight. [Details]

September 19: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– Mateusz Wojtaszek, “Developing Temperature-Responsive Nanoemulsion Systems for Tunable Colloidal Gelation”

September 23: Boston Area Reception for Doctoral Students of Color – hosted by MIT. [Register]

September 23, 28: Fall Career Fair. [Details]

October 21: MIT Energy and Climate Career Fair. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

September 13: Chun Man Chow (Karnik Lab) 10:00 a.m., 66-360 and zoom link will be emailed.
Nanoporous Graphene Membrane for Health and Environmental Applications

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

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]

UROP: Brain & Cognitive Sciences Dept., John Gabrieli/Pawan Sinha (PIs). [Details]

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

Other Announcements

September 16: Nomination due for The MIT Prize for Open Data. [Details]

September 18: Application due for NEET program for sophomores. [Details]

September 23: Application due for Future Leaders event at NCSU. [Details]

September 25: Application due for Undergrad Poster Competition in Computational Biology at UTSW. [Details]

Ethics for Engineers: the course will be offered this fall.  [Website]

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program: Apply for workshops. [Details]

5.81: Fifty Years of U.S. Energy Policy — Lessons Learned for the Future – Class begins 10/25. [Details]

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

Project-based D-Lab Energy class: Applications of Energy in Global Development. [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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