Civil and environmental engineering
Researchers awarded $3.7 million for research on sustainable development of Kuwait’s built environment
March 22, 2013Grant sponsored through the Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment
Better buildings, better lives
March 15, 2013Whether working on clean water for a Ugandan village or studying concrete reinforced with natural fibers, MIT senior Marisa Simmons is a civil engineer looking out for the world.
Daniel Jimenez named Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2013
February 13, 2013Alumnus to pursue graduate studies in engineering for sustainable development at Cambridge University.
CEE students build model Guastavino vault for exhibit
February 6, 2013The students' vaulted ceiling replica is part of a touring exhibit now at the Boston Public Library.
Chisholm, Langer receive nation’s highest honors for scientists and inventors
February 4, 2013President Obama presented the two MIT professors with the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation on Friday.
MIT group releases re-shoring report
January 29, 2013Survey conducted by the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation indicates nearly half of U.S. manufacturing companies are thinking of re-shoring jobs.
Microbiologists eavesdrop on the hidden lives of microbes
January 21, 2013Scientists track ocean microbe populations in their natural habitat to create a ‘day in the life’ montage.
Flextronics joins MIT Forum Advisory Board
January 18, 2013One of world’s largest manufacturing and supply chain solutions companies will collaborate with board on industry challenges and opportunities.
Mike Molnar to deliver keynote at MIT forum
January 11, 2013US chief manufacturing officer will discuss President Obama’s proposed manufacturing initiative at MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation.
Chisholm, Langer awarded nation’s highest honors for scientists and inventors
December 21, 2012Two MIT professors are awarded the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
Cellphone data helps pinpoint source of traffic tie-ups
December 20, 2012Study: Congestion can be alleviated throughout a metropolitan area by altering the trips of drivers in specific neighborhoods.
Aiming deep with the Marine Robotics Team
December 13, 2012Jacqueline Sly ’14 and Tommy Moriarty ’14 discuss their experiences and lessons learned leading the Marine Robotics Team.
In Profile: Roman Stocker finds big effects from tiny organisms
December 13, 2012From microbes in the ocean to cats in the kitchen, MIT researcher uncovers surprising phenomena where biology meets fluid mechanics.
3 Questions: Engineering hurricane barriers of the future
December 4, 2012Oceans at MIT interviews MIT's Chiang C. Mei about the possibility of protecting East Coast cities from future storms.
Three from MIT named Marine Microbiology Initiative investigators
December 4, 2012Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards given to pursue high-risk research in marine microbial ecology.
The music of the silks
November 28, 2012Researchers synthesize a new kind of silk fiber — and find that music can help fine-tune the material’s properties.
What can logistics do for you?
November 20, 2012In a new book, an MIT professor argues that investment in global transportation hubs can spur a ‘feedback loop’ of regional growth.
SAP Innovation Center joins the MIT Forum Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board
November 7, 2012
Sitting still or going hunting: Which works better?
November 1, 2012If you’re a microbe floating in the ocean, there’s no single best strategy for getting food, MIT research shows.
Department snapshot: Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 25, 2012From bacteria to bridges, CEE researchers tackle natural and built environments.
Weapon-wielding marine microbes may protect populations from foes
September 6, 2012In some populations, natural antibiotics are produced by a few individuals whose closest relatives carry genes conferring resistance.
CEE's Humbyrd wins School of Engineering teaching and mentoring award
August 8, 2012Award recognizes and encourages extraordinary teaching and mentoring by a graduate student in the school.
Bringing power to the people — and heat as well
August 6, 2012Sun-powered system developed by MIT students could provide electricity, heat and cooling to rural schools and clinics.