Civil and environmental engineering
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 30, 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.
The Salp: Nature’s near-perfect little engine just got better
August 31, 2010These efficient organisms may help remove carbon dioxide from the upper ocean
15 MIT students awarded DOE-funded Science Graduate Fellowships
August 10, 2010Among 150 students nationwide awarded fellowships in program's first year
MIT Steel Bridge Team breaks into the top 10 at national competition
June 4, 2010The undergrads won against much larger and more experienced teams
MIT partners in DOE-funded Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub
June 4, 2010One of nine involved in project announced May 28
Chisholm receives Agassiz Medal from National Academy of Sciences
May 13, 2010MIT professor selected for her pioneering studies of marine organisms
Hamlin Jennings will lead new Concrete Sustainability Hub at MIT
May 5, 2010Professor from Northwestern University will join MIT team working to reduce concrete's carbon footprint
$3.5 million grant for bus rapid transit awarded to MIT, IST-Lisbon and global partners
April 28, 2010Center of Excellence on Bus Rapid Transit is eighth such center funded by the Volvo Research and Education Foundation
CEE’s Janelle Thompson chosen for Doherty Professorship
March 16, 2010
3 Questions: Eduardo Kausel on Chile’s massive earthquake
March 4, 2010How stringent building codes limited damage in Chile, and why there’s cause for concern in parts of the U.S.