Civil and environmental engineering
Carbon capture? Go for the source
December 6, 2011New analysis shows pulling CO2 from the air would not be cost-effective in the foreseeable future.
Many man-made and natural networks have same underlying architecture
November 3, 2011In first DES4, Albert-László Barabási explains the concept of scale-free networks using the Web.
Improved buildings could make a big dent in climate change
August 30, 2011New MIT report on concrete buildings shows many areas for major reductions in their lifetime carbon footprint.
Paving the way to greenhouse gas reductions
August 28, 2011New MIT report on concrete roadways shows opportunities for significant carbon-footprint cuts.
Sussman named interim director of MIT’s Engineering Systems Division
August 25, 2011Professor of civil and environmental engineering succeeds Yossi Sheffi
MIT strengthens ties with France for energy research
June 30, 2011France-MIT Forum on Energy unveils new joint laboratory, explores other potential collaborations.
MIT faculty selected to attend NAE's Frontiers of Engineering
June 28, 2011Two from CEE and one from EECS to participate in symposium for young engineering innovators.
CEE's Buyukozturk receives lifetime achievement award from Swiss Federal Labs
June 22, 2011Award honors his contributions to materials science and engineering in the domain of civil engineering.
Canadian graduate student creates graphene Bruins logo
June 17, 2011Student salutes his new hometown team using atomistic simulation
MIT Steel Bridge team places 5th in national competition
May 31, 2011Young CEE team continues its climb in the national rankings
Student engineers bring solar energy and clean water to Ugandan village
April 27, 2011Engineers Without Borders project also helps local health clinic.
Researchers say ocean currents cause microbes to filter light
March 16, 2011The same phenomenon occurs in the ocean, in a flask and in the art of Paul Matisse.
Committee says DOD should pay some of the costs of transportation infrastructure near U.S. military bases
March 9, 2011Professor Joseph Sussman chaired committee that also required funding for public transportation
Three MIT engineers named to the National Academy of Engineering
February 8, 2011Several alumni also elected among 68 new members announced today
Scientists decipher 3-billion-year-old genomic fossils
December 21, 2010Analysis of modern-day genomes finds evidence for ancient environmental change and a massive expansion in genetic diversity.
Minor changes in precipitation may have major impact on groundwater supplies in arid regions
December 6, 2010Crops and timing of storms amplify role played by rainwater.
A greener way to grow carbon nanotubes
November 10, 2010Study suggests new way for manufacturers to minimize environmental impact of carbon nanotube production