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Lurong Yang: Postdoctoral Spotlight

Hometown: Yuxi, China What is your research focus and how does it contribute to the bigger picture (sustainability, climate, human health, etc.)? My research is focused on advancing the understanding of the flow and transport processes […]

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Sidhant Pai: Graduate Spotlight

Hometown: Pune, India and Acton, MA Degree program: PhD, Atmospheric Chemistry and Composition Modeling, June 2022 Advisor: Professor Colette Heald How did you first become interested in Civil and Environmental Engineering? I was first exposed to […]

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Bourouiba named AIMBE Fellow

Professor Bourouiba elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows MIT Associate Professor Lydia Bourouiba has been elected to the 2022 Class of the American Institute for Medical and Biological […]

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Lucas Medeiros: Graduate Spotlight

Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil Degree program: PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering, May 2022 Advisor: Professor Serguei Saavedra How did you first become interested in Civil and Environmental Engineering? Many ecosystems such as tropical forests and […]

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Prof. Bourouiba standing at chalkboard

Bourouiba wins $2.2M NIH Grant

Award is part of a larger, multidisciplinary team grant to study the biophysics of tuberculosis transmission MIT Associate Professor Lydia Bourouiba is part of a multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary team that received $16 million from the National […]

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Faculty Spotlight: César Terrer

Meet Assistant Professor César Terrer who joined the CEE community last summer. This spring semester, he will teach 1.845 an introductory class that introduces students to The Terrestrial Carbon Cycle and Ecosystem Ecology. Learn more about […]

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This photo shows examples of Spartina alterniflora in China.

How marsh grass protects shorelines

As climate change brings greater threats to coastal ecosystems, new research can help planners leverage the wave-damping benefits of marsh plants. Marsh plants, which are ubiquitous along the world’s shorelines, can play a major role in […]

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