Community News – Week of January 31, 2022

Week of January 31, 2022

The following announcements are as of January 28.

Events and Webinars

January 31: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:00, in 66-110 and zoom link will be emailed.
Iron and Copper Active Sites in Porous Materials and Their Correlation to Metalloenzymes“, Benjamin E. R. Snyder, University of California, Berkeley

January 31: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Grant Knappe (Bathe Lab & Hammond Lab), “Towards targeted delivery with libraries of DNA nanostructures”

February 3: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:15, in 66-110 and zoom link will be emailed.
Challenging Problems in Quantum Chemistry: How to Diagnose Them and How to Tackle Them
Joonho Lee, Columbia University

February 7: ChemE Seminar Series: 3:00 p.m, in 66-110 and the zoom link will be emailed.
“Understanding and controlling key driving forces in nanomaterials growth and assembly”
Xin Qi, University of Washington

February 8 – 10: Spring 2022 NIIMBL Virtual Internship, Career & Job Fair. [Details]

February 10: ChemE Seminar Series: 4:15 p.m, in 66-110 and the zoom link will be emailed.
“Accelerating technological change: Quantitative insights from three decades of lithium-ion battery improvement”
Micah Ziegler, Systems, and Society (IDSS), MIT

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

Thesis Defense

February 2: Andrew Biedermann (Love Group), 10:00 a.m., virtual event, zoon link be emailed
An Integrated Approach to Enable Rapid Scalable Upstream Production of Subunit Vaccines with Pichia Pastoris (Komagataella Phaffii)

February 2: Nathan Corbin (Manthiram Group), 3:00 p.m., virtual event, zoon link be emailed
Electrocatalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Value-Added Chemicals

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

February 1: CAPD Internship application due – hiring fall Career Fair student leaders & interns. [Details]

Merck: Open full-time position: Senior Scientist in the Chemical Engineering R&D group. [Details]

PureTech Health: Open position, Senior Manager – External Innovation. [Details]

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS) is hiring student fellows! [Details]

MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs: Now hiring part-time instructors & mentors. [Details]

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

Other Announcements

February 15: Application due for The Langer Prize for innovation & Entrepreneurial Excellence. [Details]

February 22: Application due for J-WAFS Solutions Grant RFP. [Details]

March 2: Application due for J-WAFS Fellowships for Water & Food Solutions. [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]

SERC Scholars Program: Undergraduate research opportunity. [Details]

Grad Students: Didja know about GradLink? [Details]

MIT English as a Second Language (ESL) Program: Volunteer tutors needed. [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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