Community News – Week of September 30, 2019

Week of September 30, 2019

The following announcements are as of September 27.

Events and Seminars

September 30: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Cynthia Ni, “Metabolite Specific Pathway Induction for Multi-sugar Feed Utilization”
Laura Crowell, “Accelerated Development of Processes for the Integrated Purification of Biopharmaceuticals”

September 30: SENSE.nano Symposium: Sensing for AR/VR and Advanced Manufacturing. [Details]

October 2: MIT Climate Symposia. [Details]

October 2: Henry L. Pierce Seminar Series – Prof. Abe Stroock, “The Pulse of Plants.” [Details]

October 4: ChemE Seminar Series: Phase Mechanics of Arrested Colloidal Gels: A New Paradigm for Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions in Soft Matter, Roseanna N. Zia, Stanford University, 3:00 p.m., 66-110

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

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

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

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 events and seminars >>

Thesis Defense


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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

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

October 16: Deadline to submit your images for 2020 Visions, the 10th annual exhibition of the Koch Institute at MIT’s Image Awards! [Details]

December 20: Abstract due for Intl. Mexican Congress on Chemical Reaction Engineering – June ’20 [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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