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2011 News in Brief



Edna Ezzel ’11 co-authors book while an undergrad

While still in college, Edna Ezzell ’11 wrote the sustainability and humanities chapters, among others, of “Fundamentals of Civil Engineering: An Introduction to the ASCE Body of Knowledge” (CRC Press, 2011), with co-authors Professor Richard McCuen […]

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Ten students join the Chi Epsilon honor society

Ten students were welcomed into the civil and environmental engineering honor society, Chi Epsilon: seniors Victoria Brumbaugh, Joshua Hester, Ivy Huang, Kimberly Huppert, Connie Lu and Meena Viswanat, and juniors Michael Chen, Lorna Ogolla, Breanna Peterman […]

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Reis lab members win poster prize

Pedro Reis lab members postdoctoral associate Arnaud Lazarus and graduate student Bastiaan Florijn won the best poster prize at the “Freund Symposium: Future Directions in Mechanics Research” held June 3 at Brown University. The title of […]

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Sheila Frankel wins SOE Infinite Mile Award

In May, Sheila Frankel, lecturer, senior researcher and assistant director of the Parsons Laboratory, received an Infinite Mile Award from the School of Engineering for her tireless work for the department, and specifically for founding, organizing […]

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Connie Lu awarded Legatum Fellowship

Connie Lu ’11 was awarded a 2011-12 Legatum Fellowship from MIT’s Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship. The fellowship will allow her to continue developing the company GrubCycle while she pursues an M.Eng. in environmental and […]

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CEE awards 123 degrees in 2010-11

On Friday, June 3 CEE graduates gathered with families, friends and CEE faculty, staff and alumni for an afternoon party following MIT’s 145th Commencement exercises. During the 2010-11 academic year, the  department awarded 123 degrees: 14 […]

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MIT Steel Bridge team places 5th at nationals

Moving up one place from last year’s rankings, the MIT Steel Bridge team finished fifth nationally in the 2011 Steel Bridge contest, held at Texas A&M University May 20 and 21. The 21-foot-long steel bridges are […]

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