Civil and environmental engineering
CEE students model the world and invent the future
March 6, 2014Computational thinking and problem solving form the basis for new educational initiatives
CEE Research Speed Dating identifies new synergies among faculty and students
February 21, 2014New app launched at event maps conference connections in real time.
Photograph from Roman Stocker’s lab wins NSF/AAAS scientific visualization competition
February 7, 2014‘Invisible Coral Flows’ documents flow of water generated by the cilia on coral’s surface.
Pedro Reis receives Early Career Award from National Science Foundation
January 24, 2014Award will fund continued development of Smart Morphable Surfaces (or Smorphs), a new class of on-demand morphable structures.
MIT research in concrete gets funding boost
December 17, 2013The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub seeks to advance the scientific basis for evaluating the environmental impact of concrete.
Homing in on stressed coral
December 12, 2013Sulfurous chemical known as ‘smell of the sea’ serves as clarion call for coral pathogens.
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
Also labeled: Faculty
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