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2010 News in Brief



Work of two graduate students is honored by AGU

Graduate students Mike Szulczewski and Birendra Jha received Outstanding Student Paper Awards for the work they presented at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Jha’s paper is titled “Numerical Simulation of Mixing in Viscous-Fingering […]

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Department announces award winners

Faculty, staff and students of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering recognized graduating seniors, department award winners and retiring faculty members at the annual awards dinner held Friday evening, May 14 at the MIT Faculty […]

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Germaine speaks at Sowers Symposium

Senior lecturer and senior research associate John Germaine was one of three invited speakers at the 13th George F. Sowers Symposium held at Georgia Tech, May 11. Germaine’s talk on “A Perspective on Geotechnical Laboratory Testing: […]

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CEE students win award in MIT IDEAS Competition

Three teams in senior lecturer Susan Murcott’s D-Lab class (jointly taught with Alice Amsden), “Disseminating Innovations for the Common Good,” won prizes at the MIT IDEAS Competition May 3. The Grease Project team, which includes CEE […]

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Sophomore wins writing prize

Sophomore Tiffany Cheng (1E) won an Ilona Karmel Writing Prize. Cheng received the Writing and Humanistic Studies Prize for Engineering Writing for her paper, “Testing the Unintended Consequences of Lignin Reduction in Genetically Modified Trees on […]

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