Civil and environmental engineering
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
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 29, 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.