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2009 News Releases



CEE Awards 132 Degrees in 2008-09

CEE graduates gathered with their families and friends in Killian Court June 5 to celebrate MIT’s 143rd Commencement exercises. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick addressed the graduates with a message of encouragement. “Crisis is the platform for […]

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Buyukozturk elected to Scotland’s national academy

In recognition of his multidisciplinary work in fundamental fields, including the mechanics of structures and materials for sustainable civil infrastructures, Professor Oral Buyukozturk has been elected a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s […]

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MIT reels in RNA surprise with microbial ocean catch

By Denise Brehm Civil & Environmental Engineering An ingenious new method of obtaining marine microbe samples while preserving the microbes’ natural gene expression has yielded an unexpected boon: the presence of many varieties of small RNAs […]

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