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2012 News in Brief


Daniel Jimenez one of 5 MIT Fulbright Scholars

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Daniel JimenezRecent 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 local resources and resist natural disasters that afflict the most vulnerable settlements without appropriate infrastructure,” Jimenez said. “With one of the highest annual rates of tropical storms, coupled with one of the highest population growth rates in the world, the Philippines faces economic set-backs caused by natural disasters that hinder the progress of the nation.” Read a news story.