Civil and environmental engineering
Greenhouse gas can find a home underground
March 20, 2012New MIT analysis shows there’s enough room to safely store at least a century’s worth of U.S. fossil fuel emissions.
In the World: How rainwater can meet clean-water needs
March 5, 2012Rainfall can provide an alternative to polluted groundwater in developing countries, but systems are needed to keep it clean.
National Engineers Week: A Q&A with Richard de Neufville
February 24, 2012On engineering design and the book 'Flexibility in Engineering Design'
Companies looking at a more regional approach to manufacturing
February 21, 2012China no longer the obvious choice for manufacturing functions of large U.S.-based companies, paper says
How spider webs achieve their strength
February 2, 2012It’s not just the strength of the silk itself, a new study finds; the silk’s way of stretching and the structure of the whole web help it resist damage.
Carbon capture? Go for the source
December 6, 2011New analysis shows pulling CO2 from the air would not be cost-effective in the foreseeable future.
Many man-made and natural networks have same underlying architecture
November 3, 2011In first DES4, Albert-László Barabási explains the concept of scale-free networks using the Web.
Improved buildings could make a big dent in climate change
August 31, 2011New MIT report on concrete buildings shows many areas for major reductions in their lifetime carbon footprint.
Paving the way to greenhouse gas reductions
August 29, 2011New MIT report on concrete roadways shows opportunities for significant carbon-footprint cuts.
Sussman named interim director of MIT’s Engineering Systems Division
August 25, 2011Professor of civil and environmental engineering succeeds Yossi Sheffi
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