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Week of May 11, 2009
Student Office
Events and Seminars
Thesis Defense
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
UROP Opportunities
Special Programs and Other Announcements
Student News Archive
ChemE TG - 4-17-09
ChemE graduate student team won the prestigious intramural Octathon competition.

The following announcements are as of May 8.
Student Office
Pre-registration for summer and fall is now open on WebSIS.

Events and Seminars
May 11: ChemE Awards Ceremony, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110, reception will follow in 66-201. 

Thesis Defense
May 11: Ling Chao (Jensen/ Hatton Groups) “Spatial and Temporal Control of Lipid-Membrane Morphology Induced by Sphingomyelinase”, 3:45 p.m. in 66-360.
May 13: Nitish Nair (Strano Group) “Theoretical and Simulation Tools for Electron Transfer and Chain Reactions in Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in 66-319.
May 14: Bin Pan (Trout/Wang Groups) “Mechanistic Studies on Chemical Instabilities of Recombinant Proteins”, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in 66-319.
May 15: Curt Fischer (Greg Stephanopoulos Group) “Selection and Optimization of Gene Targets for the Metabolic Engineering of E. coli”, 11:00 a.m. in 56-614.
May 15: Alex Lewis (McRae Group) “Positivity Preserving Solutions of Partial Integro-Differential Equations”, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in 66-319.
May 15: Mihai Anton (McRae Group) “Equilibrium and Dynamics of Ionic Solutions”, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in 66-319.
May 15: Daniel Klein-Marcuschamer (Greg Stephanopoulos Group) “Phenotypic Diversity as a Tool to Guide and Optimize Random Strain Improvement Approaches”,
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in 56-614.

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
May 15: Nomination deadline for Xerox Fellows Program. Info. session May 11. [Details]
May 31: Application deadline for A*STAR Investigator-ships (Physical Sciences & Engineering). [Details]
July 14: Application deadline - Trust–MIT Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowships. [Details]
FTI Consulting, Inc.: Energy Analyst Summer Internship and Energy Analyst Full-time position [Details]
MIT Legatum Center: Summer internships in Africa for MIT students. [Details]
Instrumentation Laboratory: Open positions for recent graduates and post-graduates. [Details]
1366 Technologies, inc: Innovative solar company looking for engineering talent. [Details]
Nano-Terra, Inc.: Jobs at this exciting nanotechnology startup in Cambridge, MA. [Details]
Job opportunities at Keystone Strategy, a management and economics consulting firm with offices in San Francisco, Boston and Salt Lake City. [Details]
UES, Inc. (Research, Development & Technology Transfer): opportunities for post-doc and electrochemical researcher positions. [Details]
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Four internship opportunities within Materials, Discovery & Characterization group (Pharmaceutical Development) [Details]
Life Sciences Internship Challenge (MIT) [Details]
Alcatel Lucent: Full-time research & summer internship opportunities in Thermal Management Research. [Details]
Caltech: Summer Internship Opportunities for undergraduate students. [Details]
Bayer: Summer Internship Opportunities for Undergraduate students. [Details]
Summer research opportunities for undergraduate Chemical Engineering students. [see listing]
Cambridge Polymer Group, Inc.: Full time employment and summer research opportunities. [Details]
NSF-STC 2009 Summer Undergraduate Internship Programs. [Details]
Outstanding Career Services Opportunity at UNC Chapel Hill [Details]
Please check more announcements for full-time, post-doctorial research and other fellowship opportunities.

Special Programs and Other Announcements
May 11: Application deadline for Legatum Summer Seed Grants. [Details]
Short Programs – MIT Professional Education: Check courses taught by ChemE faculty. [Details]
June 1-3: Professional Grant Development Workshop. [Details]
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