Civil and environmental engineering
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
Yossi Sheffi discusses new technologies and process innovation
November 2, 2010Professor was a guest on recent broadcast of CNBC's Executive Vision
CEE's Eric Adams receives the Ig Nobel Prize in chemistry
October 21, 2010Environmental engineers share prize with BP for work that proved oil and water really do mix
CEE researchers collaborate with Nobel Prize winner
October 12, 2010Team explains tearing mechanism of the triangular-shaped ribbons of graphene
Better prepared next time
September 30, 2010Lessons learned from the BP oil spill could help both companies and regulators to be more ready for the next emergency.
Cynthia Barnhart is appointed acting dean of the School of Engineering
September 21, 2010Subra Suresh, nominated to head NSF, is on sabbatical leave for the fall semester.
The Salp: Nature’s near-perfect little engine just got better
August 31, 2010These efficient organisms may help remove carbon dioxide from the upper ocean
15 MIT students awarded DOE-funded Science Graduate Fellowships
August 10, 2010Among 150 students nationwide awarded fellowships in program's first year
MIT Steel Bridge Team breaks into the top 10 at national competition
June 4, 2010The undergrads won against much larger and more experienced teams
MIT partners in DOE-funded Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub
June 4, 2010One of nine involved in project announced May 28
Chisholm receives Agassiz Medal from National Academy of Sciences
May 13, 2010MIT professor selected for her pioneering studies of marine organisms
Hamlin Jennings will lead new Concrete Sustainability Hub at MIT
May 5, 2010Professor from Northwestern University will join MIT team working to reduce concrete's carbon footprint