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Weeks of May 9, 2016
 
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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
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Special Programs, and Other Announcements
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The following announcements are as of May 6.

ChemE Open House - April 23, 2016

Under the Dome : MIT Celebrating 100 Yrs. in Cambridge
ChemE Open House - April 23, 2016
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Student Office
  MIT Celebrating 100 Yrs. in Cambridge, ChemE Open House (4/23) Photos
  ChemE Sommelier Event (4/14) Photos
  Postdocs Start of the Semester Social Party (2/26) Photos
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Events and Seminars
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.
June 29: Dow Chemical Company technology overview on the MIT campus. 2-5 pm, in 66-110.
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 11: Shefali Lathwal (Sikes Group), 3:00 p.m., 76-359
- "Application of polymerization-based amplification in point-of-care diagnostics"
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: Yuqing Cui (Myerson Group), 9:00 a.m., 66-360
- "Nucleation Mechanism and Applications in Small-Scale Continuous Crystallization"
May 13: YTsai-ta (Chris) Lai (Myerson and Trout Groups), 10:15 a.m., 66-360
- "Control of Polymorphism in Continuous Crystallization"
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"
May 18: Nopphon Weeranoppanant (Jensen Group), 10:30 a.m., E17-517
- "Integrated Continuous-Flow Chemistry Enabled by Multistage Separations"

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
HHMI and Bill and Melinda Gates Grant for Worldwide Scientific Talent on Trialect. [Details]
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center: Summer 2016 Internship Session enrollment is open! [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
New Fall Subject: 15.359J/6.901J "Innovation Engineering: Moving Ideas to Impact” 12 Units. [Details]
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]
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.
Email: refs-x@mit.edu | Website: web.mit.edu/refs-x/

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