Highlighting new research opportunities in civil and environmental engineering

On October 18, alumni, postdocs, graduate students, and professors gathered at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s annual New Research Alumni Reception. The annual event invites the broader MIT CEE community back to campus to network with peers and become informed about the innovative research projects that the civil and environmental engineering faculty are working on. Topics covered ranged from machine learning and blockchain to regional impacts of global climate change, and creative computing for high performance design in structural design.  McAfee Professor of Engineering and department head Markus Buehler began the night by discussing new additions to CEE and MIT such as the grand opening of MIT.nano, the new MIT Schwarzman College of Computing to support the rise of artificial intelligence and data science, and a revamped student lounge named in honor of late professor and former department head Joseph Sussman.  Buehler also highlighted the fieldwork offered in CEE, such as ONE-MA3 (Materials in Continue reading Highlighting new research opportunities in civil and environmental engineering