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ChemE Community News & Events

Weeks of May 2, 2016
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 April 29.

Crowned “ChemE Sommelier” Post Doc Roberta Polak with Prof. Blankschtei

Crowned “ChemE Sommelier” Postdoc Roberta Polak with Prof. Blankschtein - April 14, 2016
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Student Office
  ChemE Sommelier Event (4/14) Photos
  Postdocs Start of the Semester Social Party (2/26) Photos
  Valentines Craft Night - (2/13) Photos
  What is Cooking in ChemE? Department Exploration Event (1/26) Photos

Events and Seminars
May 2: Student Seminars: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
- Jae Cho, "Molecular Brain Mapping: How Chemical Engineers Can Advance Neuroscience "
- Brinda Monian, "Systems-level Profiling of Immune Cells from Food Allergy Patients"
May 6: Michaels Lectureship in Medical and Biological Engineering. 3:00 p.m. in 32-123
-"Venture Capital - Riding the Winds of Change" Terry McGuire, Co-founder and General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners, Inc.
May 9: ChemE Department Awards Ceremony, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., 66-110
May 9: Workshop, "Rethinking Global Health at MIT" [Details]
May 12 - 13: Symposium: Mastery of Nature: Promises and Problems. MIT Samberg Conference Center (E52), 6th floor
May 14: Symposium: Reflections on a Career: Connecting the Dots in Bob Cohen's Academic Family.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 6-120
May 17: Food Engineering for Life | Honorary Symposium for ChemE Professor Emeritus Marcus Karel. [Details]
May 18: Make your own Terrarium! Fun event brought to you by ChemE Student Office. [Details]
June 2: Annual Phi Beta Kappa lecture and initiation ceremony, 3:00 p.m. in 32-123.
See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>

Thesis Defense
May 9: Sean T. Hunt (Román Group), 1:00 p.m., E17-517
- "Engineering Early Transition Metal Ceramic Nanoparticle Catalysts with Noble Metal Surface Monolayers"
May 9: Connie Gao (Green Group), 2:00 p.m., 66-360
- "Automatic Reaction Mechanism Generation: High Fidelity Predictive Modeling of Combustion Processes"
May 10: Yuran Wang (Román Group), 3:00 p.m., 66-110
- "Catalytic Conversion of Biomass-derived Molecules into Mono and Dicarboxylic Acids and Esters"
May 12: Helen Y. Luo (Román Group), 2:00 p.m., 66-360
- "Rational design and synthesis of zeolite acid catalysts for applications in biomass conversion"
May 12: Jouha Min (Hammond and Braatz Groups), 2:00 p.m., 76-156
- "Nanolayer Multi-agent Scaled Delivery from Implant Surface"
May 13: Jicong Li (Myerson Group), 11:30 a.m., 66-360
- "Novel Continuous Crystallization Configurations for Improved Yield, Purity and Controlled Crystal Size Distribution"

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center: Summer 2016 Internship Session is Now Open for Enrollment! [Details]
Department of Homeland Security: Summer Research Opportunities. [Details]
Graduating PhD & Postdocs seeking academic positions: See SoE's resources. [Details]
Chevron: 2016 Summer Internship opportunities. [Details]
ExxonMobil: 2016 Summer Internship opportunities. [Details]
OSISoft: Job opportunities for 2016 graduating students. [Details]
Johnson Matthey: Graduate Rotational Programme - Apply now! [Details]
Sandia National Laboratories: 2016 CCR Summer Intern Program. [Details]
Vertex Pharmaceuticals: Undergrad summer internships. [Details]
>>More postings for UROPs, full-time jobs, post-doctoral research, and other fellowship opportunities >>

Special Programs and Other Announcements
MIT Committee on Discipline - Become an Institute representative. Call for Application. [Details]
Peer2Peer student support service - Need someone to listen? Looking for a way to support your peers? [Details]
Have a good idea? Dig into Sandbox for seed money, mentorship, and community. [Details]
The Green Program: Apply for spring break sessions on renewable energy, climate action, sustainability. [Details]
MIT’s iGrad financial literacy portal: Financial resources and tools. [Details]
MIT Veteran Students: check out campus resources for veterans. [Details]
REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
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