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ChemE Community News & Events

Week of October 22, 2012  
Student Office Announcements
Events and Seminars
Thesis Defense
Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
Special Programs and Other Announcements
Student News Archive

The following announcements are as of October 19.

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Student Office
Are you a soon-to-graduate PhD candidate? The School of Engineering is hosting a site to help promote the resumes of our graduate students. Submit yours at

Events and Seminars
October 22: Student Seminar - Shamel Merchant, "Predicting fuel performance: Butanol" 3:00p.m. in 66-100.
October 23: Special Presentation - Professor Greg Rutledge will answer questions about PhD qualifying exams.
October 24: Info. session: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), RM 3-133. [Details]
October 25: Berkeley Master of Engineering Information Session in Cambridge, MA. [Details]
October 26: ChemE Seminar Series: "Metabolic modeling applied to metabolic engineering and systems medicine" Jens Nielsen, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, 3:00 p.m., 66-110.
October 29: ChemE reception at the 2012 Annual AIChE Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. [Details]
October 29: Ph.D. students seeking careers in academia, attend Georgia Tech reception in AIChE meeting. [Details]
October 30: Invitation to an Interactive Lecture/Evening with Benjamin Zander: "Everybody Loves Classical Music - They Just Don't Know It Yet!" [Details]
November 15: Application deadline for SUTD-MIT Graduate Fellows Program. [Details]
See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>

Thesis Defense
  October 25: Yang Chen (Adams & Barton Groups), "Optimal Design and Operation of Energy Polygeneration Systems" 10:00 a.m., 76-156.

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities
October 24: Raytheon Career Opportunities & Chat with Recruiters. [Details]
October 24: Creare, On-Campus interview: [Details]
January 10: Application due for 2013 Switzer Fellowships. [Details]
February 15: Application due for REU on Biofuels and Bioproducts at Auburn University. [Details]
National Research Council of the National Academies sponsored fellowships. [Details]
GE Energy and GE Transportation: full-time and summer job postings.[Details]
D-Lab: Charcoal Technology Specialist wanted. [Details]
Latest list of companies for Internships and full time opportunities. [Details]
Postings for full-time jobs, post-doctorial research, and other fellowship opportunities >>

Special Programs and Other Announcements
October 29: Call for applications: HHMI - International Student Research Fellowship. [Details]
October 29: Application due to learn Chinese in China this IAP! [Details]
November 9: Abstract due for NASCRE-3 Event on March 2013. [Details]
November 30: $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize: calling on inventive students at MIT! [Details]
Green: Renewable Energy Program in Costa Rica. [Details]

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