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ChemE Community News & Events

Weeks of May 9, 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 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
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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.
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