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2015 News in Brief



Markus Buehler appointed to Jerry McAfee Professorship of Engineering

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PHOTO: Markus Buehler

On Oct. 10, Provost Martin Schmidt announced that Department Head and Professor Markus Buehler was appointed to the Institute-wide McAfee Professorship of Engineering. Schmidt recognized Buehler’s stature and impact in research, and his work in developing and implementing a new vision and strategic plan for CEE. “We are deeply appreciative of all you do for MIT,” School of Engineering Dean Ian Waitz said in a congratulatory note. “Professor Buehler is an exceptionally talented scholar and leader. As department head in Civil and Environmental Engineering he has led the creation of a new vision for Course 1 and the introduction of multiple new strategic initiatives for research, education, and innovation.” Read the MIT News article.