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Week of May 6, 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 3.

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Student Office Announcements
Pre-registration for summer 2013 and fall 2013-14 opens on WebSIS.

Events and Seminars
May 6: Student Seminars: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
  - Kristin Vicari, "Electrochemical membrane separations for CO2 capture"
  - Yuran Wang, "Gold catalyzed selective oxidation of biomass-derived molecules"
May 6: Bridge Project Symposium/Roundtable event at the Koch Institute. [Details]
May 10: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110.
  "Molecular simulations of polymers" Doros Theodorou, National Technical Institute of Athens, Greece
May 13: Dow Presentation in Department of Chemistry. [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 9: Irene Chen (Hammond Group), 10:00 a.m., 6-104
"Chemomechanics of Self-Oscillating Gels"
  May 10: Emily Chang (Hatton Group), 11:00 a.m., 66-360
"Controlled Emulsion Droplet Solvent Evaporation for Particle Production"
  May 10: Adebola Ogunniyi (Love Group), 3:00 p.m., 76-559
"Development of Microanalysis Tools for Characterization of the Humoral Response to Infectious Diseases"
  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"

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
May 5: Application due for 2013 SciFinder Future Leaders in Chemistry Program. [Details]
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, Gujarat, India - Job Opportunities. [Website]
Tri-CAP seeks an Energy Auditor. [Details]
MIT Interphase EDGE Instructor Position - Summer 2013. [Details]
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]
National Academies: Fellowship Opportunities and application deadlines. [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
New undergrad subject, 6.811, Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology [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]
Registration is now open for AACR Poster Competition for Undergrad Students. [Details]
Now - October: ACS Webinars for Aspiring Science Entrepreneurs. [Details]

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