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Week of December 6, 2010
Events and Seminars
Thesis Defense
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
Special Programs and Other Announcements
UROP Announcements
Student News Archive

  The following announcements are as of December 3.
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 Events and Seminars
  December 6: Student Seminars, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
    - Jason Moore, "Kinetic Modeling and Automated Optimization in a Microreactor System"
    - Adebola Ogunniyi, "Development of Microanalysis Tools for the Characterization of the Humoral Response to Infectious Diseases"
  December 10: ChemE Holiday Events Schedule

Thesis Defense
December 8: Daniel Schmidt (Hammond Group), "Engineering Electroresponsive Layer-by-Layer Thin Films" 9am in 66-360

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities                                            
  December 15: Application deadline for William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students. [Details]
December 15: Application deadline for SCI Scholars - Industrial Internships for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Undergraduates. [Details]
  December 15: Application deadline for Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship Program. [Details]
  December 17: Application deadline for 10-week internships at the Institut Pasteur for undergraduates. [Details]
  December 31: Application deadline, Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE). [Details]
  January 9: Applications deadline for McKinsey & Company’s Internship opportunities & Insight programs. [Details]
  January 11: Application deadline for DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship. [Details]
  January 12: Application deadline for a the Krell institute's prestigious graduate fellowship. [Details]
  January 12: Application deadline for MURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships at Caltech. [Details]
  January 14: Application deadline for G.A. Harris Instrumentation Fellowship Grant. [Details]
  January 15: Applications deadline for Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program. [Details]
  January 15: Application deadline for Post-Bachelor Fellowship Opportunity at IHME. [Details]
  January 31: Application deadline - Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program. [Details]
  February 15: Application deadline for Amgen Scholars Program at Caltech. [Details]
  February 15: Application deadline, Summer Research for Undergraduates at Northwestern Univ. [Details]
Volunteer needed! App for cognitively-impaired adults with diabetes:  volunteer needed to convert an 8-page reference guide used to help disabled diabetes patients care for themselves into an app for iPhone, so the diabetes patient can conveniently carry the information with them everywhere they go. Interested? Contact Prof. Bill Green
  Department of Homeland Security Education Programs. [Details]
  National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Postdoc Opportunities. [Details]
  MIT-France Program: Paid Internship in Biofuels in France with Total starting January. Contact Erin Baumgartner
  Fully funded internships in Israel available. [Details]
  Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Science Education Programs - Internship Opportunities. [Details]
  ExxonMobil Summer Internship. [Details]
MIT Public Service Center: Chemical Engineering service opportunity using Legos. [Details]
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program - application now open. [Details]
More postings for full-time jobs, post-doctorial research, and other fellowship opportunities >>

Special Programs and Other Announcements
  Now through December 10: ChemE Holiday Charity Drive - raising money for high school lab safety supplies. [Details]
  December 6-17: GSC Dissertation Boot Camp, 8:30am to 5:30pm. Sign-up now! [Details]
  December 6, 9: Ticket sales dates for GSC 2011 Winter Ski Trip. [Details]
  December 10: Application deadline for Lemelson-MIT Student Prize. [Details]
  December 10: Proposal deadline for FAST Festival of Art, Science, and Technology Awards. [Details]
  January 10: Application deadline for the Carroll L. Wilson Award for MIT Grad Students. [Details]
  January 17: Application deadline for $400,000 Student Competition - CIMIT Prize for Primary Care. [Details]
  February 1: Application deadline for the Ralph W. Shrader Diversity Scholarship. [Details]
  February 15: Application deadline for ASNT Robert B. Oliver Scholarship Award 2011. [Details]
  University of Michigan ChemE graduate school information. [Details]
  MIT Pokerbots Competition - A new 6-unit IAP course featuring premier finance and tech sponsors and over $20,000 in prizes. [Details]
  SMART Scholarship: Application is now open. [Details]
  The $1-million Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE:  Registration is open. [Details]

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