Community News – Weeks of November 21 and 28, 2022

Weeks of November 21 & November 28, 2022

The following announcements are as of November 18.

Events and Webinars

November 21: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110.
– Linzixuan (Rhoda) Zhang, “Poly(β-amino ester)-based Microparticle Platform for Micronutrient Stabilization & Oral Delivery”
– Alec Agee, “Bio-Inspired Polymer Design for Enhanced Microbial Electrocatalysis”
– Katelyn Ripley, “Exploration of Electrochemical CO2 Separation through Modeling and Experimental Studies”

November 28: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110.
– Chinmay Gangal, “Molecular Simulation of Polymer Nucleation Under Biaxial Flow Conditions”
– Eric Hahnert, “Designing High Performance Thin Film and Mixed Matrix Membranes for Organic Solvent Nanofiltration”

November 28 – December 16: ChemE Holiday Events & Activities. [Details]

November 29: AI in Drug Development Seminar Series, Dr. Tudor Oprea – Roivant Sciences, 5:00 p.m. in 32-141. [Details]

December 2: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Metallic Nanostructures for Tunable Optics, Plasmonics and Optical Metamaterials“, Prof. Andrew C. Hillier, Iowa State Univ.

December 2: From PhD to Climate Venture: A Chat with Fifty Years & Lowercarbon Capital, 6:00 p.m. [Details]

January 27 -30: GSC Ski Trip. Open to all graduate students and postdocs. [Buy Tickets]

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

December 2: Application due for 2023-24 CISAC Fellowship Program. [Details]

December 9: Application due, DHS Professional Opportunities for Students. [Details]

January 9: Undergrads: Application due for Caltech’s WAVE Fellows Program. [Details]

February 1: Undergrads: Application due for Amgen Scholars Program. [Details]

MIT Graduate Community Fellow: [See current positions and apply]

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]

Search for more faculty positions around the world at

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

Other Announcements

November 28: Registration opens for virtual Non-Credit IAP 2023 Activity: Introduction to American Sign Language. [Details]

November 30: Collection due date for the MIT Student Veteran Winter Clothing drive. [Details]

December 5: Proposal submission extended for Transforming Engineering Education conference at MIT & Harvard. [Details]

December 19: Items collection due for the Margaret Fuller House Food Drive. Drop off box outside of 66-201.

International Students Office: Navigating MIT Series for International Students. [Workshops]

MIT Spouses & Partners Connect and MIT Language Conversation Exchange. [November Events]

Graduate Classes & Workshops on Technical Leadership for 2022-2023. [Details]

MIT Medical: Wellness support for students, in-person and virtual activities. [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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