Community News – Week of September 5, 2022

Week of September 5 2022

The following announcements are as of September 2.

Events and Webinars

September 2 – 11: Sidney-Pacific’s Executive Council (SPEC), grad students orientation events. [Details]

September 6: Reg Day, Undergrad Welcome Back Lunch & Town Hall, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., 66-201.

September 6: Reg Day, Town Hall with Graduate Students Town Hall, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 66-110.

September 6: NEET, “Meet & Greet”, 3:00 p.m – 4:00 p.m. in 3-001 (under Lobby 10).

September 7: MIT NASA Challenges: Info session, 5:00 p.m. 33-218. [Details]

September 8: MIT Biotech Group fall kickoff event. 6:00 p.m. in 32-155. [Details]

September 9: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Artificial Intelligence in Chemical Engineering: Past, Present, and Future“, Venkat Venkatasubramanian, Columbia Univ.

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

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

Thesis Defense

September 8: Lagnajit (Lucky) Pattanaik (Green & Jensen Labs), 11:00 a.m., 66-360 and zoom link will be emailed
Towards Automated Reaction Kinetics with Message Passing Neural Networks

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

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]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

September 6: Application due for the Grad Blog Workshop (9/14 & 9/19), 11pm – 1pm. [Apply]

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 in the fall of 2022. [Website]

EC.050/EC.090 (G): Re-create Experiments from History: Inform the Future from the Past. [Details]

2.S997: course on AI & Machine Learning for Engineering Design. [Details]

21A.S01:  course on Anthro-Engineering Decarbonization at the Million-Person Scale. [Details]

1.022: Introduction to Network Models [Details]

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

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

21H.283: The Indigenous History at MIT. [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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