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2012 News in Brief



CEE awards 115 degrees in 2011-12

On Friday, June 8 CEE graduates gathered with families, friends and faculty, staff and alumni for an afternoon party following MIT’s 146th Commencement exercises. During the 2011-12 academic year, the department awarded 115 degrees: 18 doctorates; […]

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New PhDs feted at luncheon

Following the MIT Hooding Ceremony the morning of June 7, CEE celebrated its 18 doctoral graduates with a luncheon for grads and their friends and families. Department head Professor Andrew Whittle gave a toast honoring the […]

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New book written by Buehler and Cranford is released

Professor Markus Buehler and doctoral student Steven Cranford are co-authors of a new book, “Biomateriomics,” which is part of the Springer Series in Materials Science. The book, which endorses interdisciplinary methods of research, introduces a holistic […]

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Recent graduate Cheng named an AAUW Fellow

Tiffany Cheng ’12 was named an American Association of University Women (AAUW) Selected Professions Fellow for the 2012-2013 academic year. This national scholarship provides funding for women entering professional fields like law, medicine and engineering. Cheng […]

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Margaret Wildnauer awarded travel fellowship

Graduate student Margaret Wildnauer has been awarded a Structural Engineering Travel Fellowship from the Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Foundation based on her essay and research itinerary for travel. Her research plan is to look at different […]

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Daniel Jimenez one of 5 MIT Fulbright Scholars

Recent CEE graduate Daniel Jimenez ’10, M.Eng. ’11 will head to the Philippines in November as a Fulbright Scholar. “The ultimate goal is to develop construction technologies and methods that are cost efficient, environmentally friendly, utilize […]

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Lecturer Lisa O’Donnell receives CEE award

Long-time lecturer Lisa O’Donnell was honored with the CEE Excellence in Academic Service Award for her work with M.Eng. students on their projects in high-performance structures and geotechnical projects, and with Course 1 seniors on their […]

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