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2009 News in Brief



Nanoengineered Concrete idea wins MIT Elevator Pitch Contest

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On Oct. 29, a panel of venture capitalists and industry specialists selected civil and environmental engineering doctoral student Rouzbeh Shahsavari as winner of the 2009 MIT Elevator Pitch Contest for his idea for a company based on Nanoengineered Concrete. The contest, which is open to MIT students from across its five schools, neighboring colleges and Boston-area entrepreneurs, allows competing teams 60 seconds to deliver a persuasive elevator pitch to the panel of judges. Read more.