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2012 News in Brief



Chi Epsilon welcomes nine new members

The MIT chapter of the civil engineering honor society, Chi Epsilon, welcomed nine new initiates at its banquet held April 23 at the MIT Faculty Club. The CEE students joining the honor society are juniors Talal […]

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Buyukozturk and Chen win ASNT Award

Professor Oral Buyukozturk and graduate student Justin Chen received an ASNT (American Society For Nondestructive Testing) Fellowship Award for their research on “Remote Detection of Damage in FRP-Retrofitted Concrete Structures Using Acoustic-Laser Vibrometry.” The  cash award […]

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Two CEE faculty give Tau Beta Pi DaVinci Lectures

Professor Joseph Sussman gave the DaVinci lecture on “Vertical vs. Horizontal Thinking in Engineering: Engineering Science and Engineering Systems” Thursday, April 12, at the MIT Tau Beta Pi faculty dinner. At the March 12 dinner of […]

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Herbert Einstein featured in World Tunneling magazine

An interview with Professor Herbert Einstein ran in the January/February 2012 issue of World Tunneling magazine. In the article, titled “A Rock-Solid Career,” Einstein comments on tunneling research and education and on recent important advances in […]

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Franz Ulm to receive ASCE’s von Karman Medal

The Engineering Mechanics Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers has selected Professor Franz-Josef Ulm to receive the 2012 Theodore von Karman Medal, which recognizes distinguished achievements in engineering mechanics. The selection committee chose Ulm […]

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CEE Professor Emeritus Robert Whitman dies at 84

Longtime CEE Professor Robert V. Whitman S.M. ’49, Sc.D. ’51, died February 25 at age 84. A world-renowned geotechnical engineer and expert on earthquakes, he was with CEE from 1948 until his retirement in 1993, except […]

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