Associate Professor Ruben Juanes is the new director of Pierce Laboratory. Juanes’s vision and expertise will benefit Pierce’s focus on using innovative science and engineering approaches to advance the design of infrastructure materials, transportation systems, cities, and energy resources. “I look to the students and postdocs to serve as leaders in establishing a greater sense of community,” said Juanes. “In the process, I hope to increase our impact and help raise the visibility of CEE within and outside of MIT.” Pierce Lab pushes the frontiers of infrastructure science and engineering by addressing the fundamental issues critical to society and the environment. Read the article here.