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Student News & Events

Week of May 18, 2009
Student Office
Events and Seminars
Thesis Defense
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
UROP Opportunities
Special Programs and Other Announcements
Student News Archive

  The following announcements are as of May 15
Prof. Klavs Jensen presenting awards, May 11, 2009
ChemE Awards Ceremony, May 11, 2009
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Photos: courtesy of Kangyi Mao - thank you!

Student Office
Pre-registration for summer and fall is now open on WebSIS.

Events and Seminars
    May 20: Astra Zeneca Lecture at MIT, 10:25 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. in the McGovern Auditorium. [Details]

Thesis Defense
May 21: Chad Augustine (Tester Group) “Hydrothermal Spallation Drilling and Advanced Energy Conversion Technologies for Engineered Geothermal Systems” 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in 66-360.
May 22: Andrew Peterson (Tester Group), “Biomass Reforming Processes in Hydrothermal Media” 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in 66-360.
May 26: Brian Mickus (Cooney Group) “Transcriptomic and Proteomic Analysis ofLycopene-Overproducing Escherichia coli Strains” 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in 66-360.
May 26: Ben Wang (Greg Stephanopoulos Group) “High throughput screen for cells with high extracellular metabolite consumption/secretion rates using microfluidic droplets” 3:30 p.m. in 56-154.
May 27: Fei Chen (Hatton/Smith Groups) “Magnetically Enhanced Centrifugation for Continuous Biopharmaceutical Processing” 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in 56-114.

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
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]
Life Sciences Internship Challenge (MIT) [Details]
Summer research opportunities for undergraduate Chemical Engineering students. [see listing]
Please check more announcements for full-time, post-doctorial research and other fellowship opportunities.

Special Programs and Other Announcements
    May 18: Early application deadline for MIT-Madrid Spring Semester Program [Details]
Short Programs – MIT Professional Education: Check courses taught by ChemE faculty. [Details]
    The Program in Science, Technology and Society (STS) is offering two new subjects this fall and four in the spring. [Details]
June 1-3: Professional Grant Development Workshop. [Details]

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