A life filled with firsts
January 26, 2011Ellen Swallow Richards, MIT’s first female graduate and faculty member, opened the door for women in science, and founded ecology and home economics along the way.
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.
Food and Water
November 24, 2010Researchers model the effects of competition for global water resources on agriculture.
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
Professor Ronald Ballinger appointed to MWRA Independent Review Panel
June 30, 2010Will investigate what caused breach in major eastern Massachusetts water line in early May
In the World: Clean Water for Ghana
April 29, 2010MIT students help a researcher build a factory that could provide water filters for 1 million people in northern Ghana
BP Agrawal wins $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability
April 28, 2010Honored for technology that improves access to clean water, health care and business development in rural India