Civil and environmental engineering
Study finds more spending on fire suppression may lead to bigger fires
November 20, 2013Researchers emphasize balancing fire suppression with prevention measures.
CEE event gives snapshot of new research, educational initiatives
November 15, 2013Vision for department outlined at campus event for civil and environmental engineering alumni
CEE announces new leadership appointments
October 4, 2013Elfatih Eltahir is associate department head, Philip Gschwend is director of Parsons Lab and Daniele Veneziano leads Pierce Lab
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Ruben Juanes unravels the mysteries of underground flows
September 15, 2013CEE professor’s studies of how fluids move underground could help with cleaner energy production and water supplies.
Chisholm awarded the Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology
July 29, 2013Award is one of the most prestigious in ecology and environmental sciences
Markus Buehler named head of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
May 30, 2013An MIT faculty member since 2006, Buehler succeeds Andrew Whittle as CEE department head.
Local fifth graders explore mathematics with MIT graduate students
May 28, 2013MITxplore, a free after-school math program, transforms math into an adventure.
MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
May 20, 2013Selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields
Saurabh Amin to be chief scientist on multi-institutional NSF grant
May 7, 2013Project aims to improve security and operations of civil and environmental engineering structures and systems
Lawrence Bacow speaks on challenges facing higher education
May 2, 2013Former MIT chancellor examines rising costs, digital learning in Charles L. Miller Lecture
MIT Steel Bridge team wins first place in regional contest
May 1, 2013Though delayed by the Boston-area lockdown, the competition was held at MIT on April 20
Simchi-Levi honored by Production and Operations Management Society
April 26, 2013Publication cites CEE professor's contributions to theoretical and practical aspects of supply-chain management
Markus Buehler named recipient of the Robert Lansing Hardy Award
April 11, 2013Recognized for innovations using computational science to understand mechanical properties of biological and bio-inspired materials.
Polz to receive the American Society for Microbiology’s Elanco Award
March 29, 2013Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, who studies wild microbial communities, is the first ecologist to be selected.
Researchers awarded $3.7 million for research on sustainable development of Kuwait’s built environmentSubscribe
March 22, 2013Grant sponsored through the Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment