Community News – Week of September 25, 2023

Week of September 25, 2023

The following announcements are as of September 22.

Events and Seminars

September 25: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., 66-110
– Devosmita Sen, “Quantifying Cyclic Topology in Polymer Networks”
– Jun Wen Law, “The Role of Negative Emission Technologies in a Net-Zero Electricity & Hydrogen Production System”
– Sayandeep Biswas, “Design of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) Powertrain to Decarbonize Long-haul Trucking”

September 25: UNC Pharmacoengineering & Molecular Pharmaceutics PhD Program Info Webinar, 6:00 p.m. [Sign-up]

September 25: NASA Challenges: Space Resources Workshop for ChemE students, 5:00 p.m., 33-218. [Details]

September 26: Undergrad Study Break, 3:00 p.m. in 66-201. [Details]

September 27: Grad Students: How to get unstuck – finding the help you need at MIT. 6:00 p.m. [Register]

September 29: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Unlocking molecular selectivity in electrochemical separations“, Xiao Su, Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

October 2: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Phillipe Jean-Baptiste, “Functional Hollow Fibers Made from Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity (PIMs) for Membrane-Based Separations”

October 5: The Rising Stars in Chemical Engineering, An Academic Career Workshop for Women. [Details]

October 18: Centering the Margins: Fight for Reproductive Justice & Body Sovereignty, 5:30 p.m. in 3-308. [Details]

November 2: Intercepting Ovarian Cancer, 3:00 p.m., Koch Institute. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

September 26: Jim Owens (Armstrong Lab), 1:00 p.m., 3-133 and zoom link will be provided.
Integrated Modeling Approaches to Quantify Vehicle-to-Grid Services in an Evolving Power Sector

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, & Science: Paid instructor and TA positions. [Details]

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

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

September 29: Submission due for the MIT Energy & Climate Night 2023 to be held on 10/20. [Details]

October 6: Application due for Chancellor’s Community Innovation Fund. [Details]

October 6: Application due for AeroAstro’s Certificate in Aerospace Innovation. [Details]

October 18: Application due for funded PKG Fellowship for IAP 2024. [Details]

December 12: Proposals due for the MIT-IIT Kanpur Seed Funds. [Details]

Daniel J. Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program: Graduate Certificate Workshops. [Details]

MIT Energy Conference: Recruiting for 2024 Leadership Team. [Apply]

MIT Energy & Climate Club: Grad students, present your energy research at MITEC seminar. [Sign-up now]

ESOL Program for MIT Service Employees: On-campus 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]

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]

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