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.
MIT Portugal-affiliated conference gathers academics to discuss railroads
October 22, 2013
Symposium takes on urban infrastructure challenges
June 18, 2013Inaugural symposium of the Center for Advanced Urbanism is part of a series devoted to design issues facing cities worldwide
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
New method could help communities plan for climate risk
November 7, 2012MIT researchers develop tool to assess regional risks of climate change, potential impacts on local infrastructure and planning.
Climate change: a developing challenge for poor nations
October 1, 2012MIT and U.N. researchers team up to tackle some of the heftiest climate change challenges developing countries will face as they confront an uncertain future.
Escaping legacy IT systems
September 19, 2011Sophisticated computer model lets corporate IT managers evaluate upgrades and reconfigurations without risking the stability of their networks.
Paving the way to greenhouse gas reductions
August 28, 2011New MIT report on concrete roadways shows opportunities for significant carbon-footprint cuts.
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
Joseph Sussman on Transportation in Contemporary Society: A Complex Systems Approach
May 12, 2010Presented by Transportation@MIT
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.
Nigel Wilson on the role of information technology in improving transit systems
March 1, 2010Presented by Transportation@MIT
The Legatum Pericles Lecture Series: Challenges in Nation Building with José Ramos-Horta
October 19, 2009