Community News – Week of January 11, 2021

Week of January 11, 2021

The following announcements are as of January 8.


Events and Webinars

January 12: LatinX Graduate Student Association: Lunch w/Prof. Perez & Prof. Gomez-Bombarelli. [Details]

January 14: Energy Innovation Series Webinar: Low-carbon fuels. [Details]

January 4-22: MIT IAP Series: MATLAB Webinars, presented via Webex. [Details]

MIT Center for WorkLife and WellBeing: Registration for Winter Wellbeing Series is now open. [Details]

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


Thesis Defense

January 11: Tzyy-Shyang Lin (Olsen Group), 2:00 p.m., Virtual Defense – link will be emailed
Towards Quantitatively Predicting the Properties of Gels and Elastomers

January 14: Hursh V. Sureka (Olsen Group), 9:00 a.m., Virtual Defense – link will be emailed
Protein Immobilization using Complex Coacervates and Complex Coacervate Thin Films

January 14: McLain Evan Leonard (Brushett Group), 11:00 a.m., Virtual Defense – link will be emailed
Engineering Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Upgrading

January 14: Thomas Close (Allanore & Hatton group), 2:30 p.m., Virtual Defense – link will be emailed
Kinetic Analysis of Leaching Reactions in Multi-component Mineral Systems

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


Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

January 15: Application due for Stanford University/CISAC 2021-22 International Security Fellowships. [Details]

January 28: Application due for the National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program. [Details]

February 10: Application due for 2021 NIEHS Scholars Connect Program. [Details]

February 15: Application due for summer Repperger Research Intern Program. [Details]

Command Education Job Opportunity for Seniors. [Details]

MIT PKG Center: Paid undergrad internships in racial justice, health, tech+data, and more… [Details]

The MIT Career and Professional Development Office has a helpful COVID-19 FAQ section for those seeking jobs or internships. Explore their online resources.

Search for more faculty positions around the world at PolytechnicPositions.com

For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions, visit the Career Advice and Support page.


Other Announcements

January 24: Application due for the IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge. [Details]

February 24–26: Int’l Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability – Amsterdam – Registration and presentation proposal is open.

MIT.nano: Registration for 2021 IAP courses is now open. [Details]

MIT Engineering Leadership Program: check out course offerings for grad students. [Details]

Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab at MIT: See info for grant proposals and deadlines. [Details]

First Year Students: ChemE has a team of juniors and seniors with diverse interests who want to answer your questions! Please reach out!

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect: open to all significant others of MIT students, postdocs, and staff. [Calendar of Events]

MIT Community Wellness Programs. [Details]

February 24–26: Int’l Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability – Amsterdam – Registration and presentation proposal is open.

STEMxx Chats Community: For women in STEM. [Details]

Become an iREFS to offer confidential, peer-to-peer conflict management coaching and support to graduate students at MIT! Email irefs-contact@mit.edu

MIT Martin Trust Center: Online tutoring 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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