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2015 News in Brief



The resilience of Admir Masic

A new faculty member, a former Bosnian refugee, and a “man of many countries”, Assistant Professor Admir Masic was recently featured in the MIT News. With a research interest in the investigation of the structural and […]

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Kai Pan receives the Shoji Award

The Shoji Prize for Innovation in IT in Civil Engineering was presented to doctoral student Kai Pan for his accomplishments in the development and application of a Smooth Particle Hydrodynamic code to the area of rogue […]

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Persian Gulf could experience deadly heat

In a study of high-resolution climate models by Prof. Elfatih Eltahir and alumnus Jeremy Pal ‘97, it has been revealed that parts of the Persian Gulf region could be hit with unprecedented events of deadly heat as a result […]

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Dropbox link for the new CEE logo

On September 8, the department launched a new logo that reflects a “new, bold, leading, and inspirational vision” for CEE. Access this Dropbox link if you’re interested in using the new logo on things you produce. […]

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Marta Gonzalez and John Ochsendorf featured in MIT Spectrum

Professors Marta Gonzalez and John Ochsendorf were highlighted in this month’s MIT Spectrum publication. In recognition of her recent study published in Scientific Reports, which used phone data to record people’s movement patterns and how interconnected people […]

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Saturday hike with CEE

On Sept. 26, close to 70 students, faculty and staff from the department came together for the first autumn outing in Wompatuck State Park. Organized by the CEE Outings Committee, the day featured a beautiful morning […]

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