Community News

Weeks of September 18 & 25, 2023

The following announcements are as of September 15.

Events and Seminars

September 18: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Daniel Markiewitz, “Unification of Nanofluidifs and Biological Nanochannels through Local Electroneutrality Breakdown”

September 18: Fifty Years of Energy, Education, and Excellence: A Symposium on the Occasion of Robert C. Armstrong’s Retirement, 9:00 a.m., MIT InnovationHQ (Bldg. E38)

September 18: MIT Students for the Exploration & Development of Space (SEDS) Kick off event, 6:30 p.m. [Details]

September 19: Ten Talks: Undergrad Seminar Series: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., 66-360
Microfluid Flow for Health: From Bleeding to Drug Delivery, Prof. Qin Maggie Qi

September 21: MIT Deep Tech Career Fair, 5:00 p.m., Stata Center. [Details]

September 22: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Unlocking Realism in Molecular Simulations of Aqueous Systems with Data-Driven Many-Body Potentials“, Francesco Paesani, UC San Diego

September 22: Systems Awareness for Wellbeing: A Contemplative Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. [Details]

September 25: ChemE Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., 66-110
– Devosmita Sen, “Quantifying Cyclic Topology in Polymer Networks”
– Jun Wen Law, “The Role of Negative Emission Technologies in a Net-Zero Electricity & Hydrogen Production System”
– Sayandeep Biswas, “Design of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) Powertrain to Decarbonize Long-haul Trucking”

September 25: UNC Pharmacoengineering & Molecular Pharmaceutics PhD Program Info Webinar, 6:00 p.m. [Sign-up]

September 26: Undergrad Study Break, 3:00 p.m. in 66-201. [Details]

September 27: Grad Students: How to get unstuck – finding the help you need at MIT. 6:00 p.m. [Register]

September 29: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
Unlocking molecular selectivity in electrochemical separations“, Xiao Su, Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

November 2: Intercepting Ovarian Cancer, 3:00 p.m., Koch Institute. [Details]

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

Thesis Defense

September 20: Daniel Lundberg (Strano Lab) 3:30 p.m., 3-370 and zoom link will be provided.
Design and Engineering of Carbon Fixing Material Systems

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

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, & Science: Paid instructor and TA positions. [Details]

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

MIT Office of Sustainability (MITOS): open position for student sustainability researchers. [Details]

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

Other Announcements

October 6: Application due for Chancellor’s Community Innovation Fund. [Details]

October 18: Application due for funded PKG Fellowship for IAP 2024. [Details]

December 12: Proposals due for the MIT-IIT Kanpur Seed Funds. [Details]

Daniel J. Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program: Graduate Certificate Workshops. [Details]

MIT Energy Conference: Recruiting for 2024 Leadership Team. [Apply]

MIT Energy & Climate Club: Grad students, present your energy research at MITEC seminar. [Sign-up now]

ESOL Program for MIT Service Employees: On-campus 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]

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]

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