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2009 News in Brief



Teams mentored by Murcott win IDEAS awards

Two DLab teams mentored by Senior Lecturer Susan Murcott won top prizes at the IDEAS Competition May 4. Global Citizen Water Initiative was honored for its innovations related to Murcott’s research supported by and the […]

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CEE sophomore Connie Lu named an MIT Art Scholar

Fifteen undergraduates, including CEE sophomore Connie Lu, have been selected for the MIT Arts Scholars program for the 2009-10 academic year. They will join the 15 Arts Scholars currently in the program, which brings together students […]

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CEE website recognized by Webby Awards

The CEE website has been named an Official Honoree of the 2009 Webby Awards. The awards are presented each June in New York City by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences and are often […]

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Sinan Keten receives materials research award

CEE Ph.D. student Sinan Keten won the prestigious Silver Award at the Materials Research Society’s (MRS) spring meeting in San Francisco last week. MRS Graduate Student Awards honor and encourage graduate students whose academic achievements and […]

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Steel Bridge Team takes 1st place at Regionals

The MIT Steel Bridge Team placed first overall and won the Structural Efficiency Award at the regional competition April 5 at Wentworth Institute of Technology. The team placed first or second in every category of the […]

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Sussman receives ESD’s Martore Award

Joseph Sussman, the JR East Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Engineering Systems Division (ESD), received the 2008 Joseph A. Martore (1975) Excellence in Teaching Award at the Annual Charles L. […]

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Course 1E junior selected as Burchard Scholar

CEE junior S. Balaji Mani is one of 26 MIT sophomores and juniors selected as Burchard Scholars in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences for 2009. The award recognizes students who demonstrate unusual abilities […]

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John Germaine receives ASTM’s Award of Merit

The American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM) presented its highest honor, the Award of Merit, at a ceremony in June 2008 to John Germaine S.M. ’80, Sc.D. ‘82, a senior research associate in the […]

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Short course on computational technologies

Professor Markus Buehler, graduate student Sinan Keten and sophomore Britni Ihle, along with nine other MIT students and faculty members, spent spring break in Aachen, Germany, at a week-long course: “The 2009 Aachen-MIT Spring School on […]

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CEE research could help predict harmful algal blooms

Not far beneath the ocean’s surface, tiny phytoplankton swimming upward in a daily commute toward morning light sometimes encounter the watery equivalent of Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone: a sharp variation in marine currents that traps billions […]

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