Community News – Weeks of November 19 and 26, 2018

Weeks of November 19 and 26, 2018

The following announcements are as of November 16.

Events and Seminars

ChemE All

November 19: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– Yanpu He, “Layer- by-Layer Coated Microneedles for Transdermal Cancer Vaccine Delivery”
– Seung Kyun Ha, “Towards Stable Deep-Blue Luminescent Colloidal Lead Halide Perovskite Nanoplatelets: Systematic Photostability Investigation”

November 19: Bose Tech Talk: “How do you make a car fly?” System Design Lessons from the Bose Automotive… [Register]

November 20: Quest Symposium on Robust, Interpretable Deep Learning Systems. [Details]

November 26: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
– I-Yun Hsieh, “Shortage of Raw Materials Could Choke Our Electric Car Future”
– Daniela Hoyos, “Engineering myelination in vitro”

November 30: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
“Clinical Translation in Regenerative Medicine & Path to Regenerative Immunology”, Jennifer H. Elisseeff, Johns Hopkins University

December 12: Amgen Artificial Intelligence Conference. [Details]

December 14: Save-the-Date for ChemE holiday events!

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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Students

November 30: Apply for MISTI Korea ChemEng internships: energy, nanotech, startups, & more. [Details]

Accenture: Security Analyst and Technology Analyst positions [Details]

UROPs: Mineral Recovery from Waste Flows and other positions. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

December 15: Application due for the Eckert Postdoctoral Fellowships in ChBE at Georgia Tech. [Details]

The Data Incubator:  Intensive 8 week fellowship. [Details]

Sandia National Laboratories:  Postdoc position in Synthetic Biology  [Contact Anne Ruffing]

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All Students

December 1: Application due for Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program. [Details]

December 14: Application due for Global Leader Experience (GLE) for university students studying in Boston. [Details]

December 15: Women Students: application due for The Born Seekers Fellowship. [Details]

December 17: Application due for DOE Scholars Program. [Details]

December 21: Application due for Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions. [Details]

Nano-Cybernetic Biotrek (NCB) Research Lab at MIT: Research openings for undergrad & grad students. [Details]

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

Other Announcements

Undergraduate Students

10.000 Engineering Molecular Marvels: new exploratory 1st yr course looking for interested contributors/volunteers! [Details]

Showcase your project: MIT xFair 2019, annual tech-focused Expo and Career Fair! [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

New Graduate Course! 15.S51 -“Your Career and the Law: Key Junctures, Opportunities and Risks.”  [Details]

ChemE Public Service and Outreach Initiative: volunteer opportunities to Boston and Cambridge communities. Contact Supratim Das

3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition (March12-13, 2019): Call for Exhibitors [Details]

All Students

December 1: Register for ASEE video contest – $3000 top prize! [Details]

MIT Friday Math Team: Volunteers needed to help 5th graders in Cambridge Public School. [Details]

March 12-13, 2019. Call for Exhibitors, Switzerland, 3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition. [Details]

Join the MIT Military/Veteran Email List. [Sign-up]

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