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ChemE Community News & Events

Week of May 13, 2013  
Student Office Announcements  
Events and Seminars
Thesis Defense
UROP Postings
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
Special Programs and Other Announcements
Student News Archive

The following announcements are as of May 10.

Senior Class (2013)

ChemE Senior Class Dinner, May 9, 2013
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Student Office Announcements
Pre-registration for summer 2013 and fall 2013-14 opens on WebSIS.

Events and Seminars
May 13 - June 7: Call for Papers for Undergraduate Research Forum - AIChE Annual Student Conference. [Details]
May 13: Dow Presentation in Department of Chemistry. [Details]
May 17: Application due for (SUTD), a 6-day LeaderShape Institute, June 4–9. [Details]
May 24: Application due for Distinguished Young Scientist Seminar (DYSS), Univ. of Washington. [Details]
May 24: Factory Tour and info session of Mitsubishi Power Systems America in Orlando, FL. [Apply now!]
>> See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>

Thesis Defense
  May 13: Andres Abin-Fuentes (Wang and Prather Groups), 9:00 a.m., 66-360
"Mechanistic understanding of microbial desulfurization"
  May 14: Geraldine Paulus (Strano Group), 9:00 a.m., 4-231
"Understanding and Engineering Interfacial Charge Transfer of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Energy and Sensing Applications"
  May 17: Yuxi Zhang (Rutledge Group), 9:00 a.m., 4-231
"Electrospun Nanofibers with Tunable Electrical Conductivity"
  May 17: Jaisree Iyer (Blankschtein Group), 10:00 a.m., 66-360
"Modeling the Micellization Behavior of Fluorosurfactants using Molecular-Thermodynamic Theory"
  May 17: Sean Kessler (Kroll Group), 2:00 p.m., 48-316
"The Aging of Organic Aerosol in the Atmosphere: Chemical Transformations by Heterogeneous Oxidation"

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
July 1: Application due for the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation's Research Fellowships. [Details]
InVivo Therapeutics: Summer Internship/Fall Coop Position. [Details]
CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research institute, India - Job Opportunities. [Website]
Aramco Services Company: Opening new research centers. PhDs contact: Mary Sizemore
Schlumberger: Employment opportunities for Class of 2014. Contact: Marie Guillot
New Brazil Fellowship Program for MIT PhD Studies. [Details]
BP, Discovery Days - Opportunities for freshmen & sophomores. [Details]
The Green Program: Undergraduate summer energy opportunity abroad. [Details]
Pfizer: Summer internship in biotherapeutic drug development - Cambridge, MA. [Details]
FDA: Pathways Internship Announcements. [Details]
Bristol-Myers-Squibb, NJ: Summer internship to work on tablet compression. Contact: Carl Allenspach
Graduate Community Fellows - Accepting applications for three positions. [Details]
Epic: Job opportunities are available, apply now. [Details]
Intel Corporation seeking PhD candidates & recent PhD graduates. [Details]
Partner with Nestlé Purina: Sign up and also enter sweepstakes to win $1500! [Details]
>> Postings for full-time jobs, post-doctorial research, and other fellowship opportunities >>

Special Programs and Other Announcements
May 17: Application due for MIT’s 15.366: Energy Ventures (Fall 2013) [Details]
MIT: ESP: Delve: Teach AP the way you think it should be taught! [Details]
MIT Professional Education: Short programs offered this summer by ChemE faculty. [Details]
Ameson Year in China: Spend a year teaching. [Details]
University College London: Postgraduate Opportunities in Biochemical Engineering. [Details]
Now - October: ACS Webinars for Aspiring Science Entrepreneurs. [Details]

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