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2008 News in Brief



Steel bridge team competes at nationals

The MIT Steel Bridge team had a construction time of just 5 minutes at nationals May 24, but suffered a few penalties that contributed to their final cost of $3.8 million. That earned the team a […]

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Opinion piece: The danger of delaying road projects

Fred Salvucci, senior lecturer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and former Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, wrote an opinion piece published in the Boston Globe April 30 concerning the need […]

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Buyukozturk and Tzu-Yang Yu win national award

Professor Oral Buyukozturk and Ph.D. student Tzu-Yang Yu received the 2008 American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Fellowship Award for their work on far-field airborne radar for the condition assessment of critical civil infrastructure. ASNT is […]

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Ed DeLong elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Edward F. DeLong of the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Biological Engineering was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences today. DeLong, a marine microbiologist whose groundbreaking work on ocean microbes […]

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