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CSHub researcher Mehdi Noori
December 5, 2017
CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory traveled to Saratoga Springs, NY, to present at the NorthEast Regional ConcreteWorks con...
November 27, 2017
When sustained competition exists in a market, the price for similar goods is expected to go down. Our research on this topic il...
Image from Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference website, attendees gather in a conference hall, standing and talking.
October 10, 2017
CSHub researchers presented at the Portland Cement Association (PCA) Fall Congress in Chicago in August, and the National Concre...
Screen shot from MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub pavement life cycle assessment webinar video.
September 27, 2017
Life cycle assessment (LCA) considers the environmental impact of all life-cycle phases. For pavements, this includes operation,...
Photo from the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) 2017 Annual Summit
August 14, 2017
CSHub Co-Director Randy Kirchain delivered the keynote address at the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) 2017 Annual Summ...
FEMA photo, officials examine damage after Hurricane Matthew.
June 13, 2017
Our Break-Even Mitigation Percentage (BEMP) allows users to calculate the amount of spending that can be made on hazard mitigati...
MIT CEE Professor Franz-Josef Ulm explains Urban Physics to a delegation of senior Panamanian Government Officials who paid a visit the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub.
March 6, 2017
With four public presentations, February was a busy month for the CSHub team. Early in the month, the Hub welcomed a delegation...
February 17, 2017
It is important to take a life cycle perspective when evaluating the costs of owning and operating buildings in hazard-prone are...
CSHub Webinar Graphic
February 15, 2017
The MIT CSHub public webinar series will continue with two webinars in March. On March 2, join us for an overview of the CSHub’s...
February 2, 2017
The first webinar presented in our new 2017 series took place on January 26 and offered an overview of our buildings-related res...
September 13, 2017

Researchers from the CSHub, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Oregon State University (...

MIT Stata Center (Wikimedia Commons)
July 24, 2017

A project team headed by CSHub Executive Director...

Illustration: a bandaid stretches across a cartoon stretch of road with cars traveling across it. (James Bareham for The Verge)
May 11, 2017

Have scientists discovered the cure for potholes? CSHub Faculty Director Franz-Josef Ulm spoke...

Leaders from cement industry organizations across the globe met at MIT in February.
March 3, 2017

Leaders of cement and concrete industry organizations from 11 countries and regions from around...

February 13, 2017

A delegation of Panamanian officials participating in a U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA...

Debris and damage from Hurricane Ivan in Pensacola, Florida, Sept. 17, 2004 / / Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA/Wikimedia Commons
December 21, 2016

Hazard-induced maintenance costs can be significant over the lifetime of a building. We're...

November 28, 2016

To understand the full environmental impact of a structure over decades of use, all phases—...

City Hall, Toronto, Ontario
November 8, 2016

Concrete is the most widely used building material on Earth, second only to water. As Jennifer...

Via CBJ, Getty Images: Ron Thomas
October 4, 2016

Frequently, too much emphasis is placed on minimizing initial building costs and not enough...

Roland Pellenq leads a panel at the 2017 Concrete Symposium
May 22, 2017

Big cities are already in a period of unprecedented “...

MIT CSHub Faculty Director Franz Josef Ulm presents to USTDA Delegates from India
May 1, 2017

In March and April 2017, CSHub researchers traveled to Illinios, Colorado, Oklahoma, and...

CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory presents CShub research in Georgia
January 17, 2017

CSHub researchers traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, and Tallahassee, Florida for...

December 12, 2016

CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory joined Build...

Reunion del Concreto
September 19, 2014

MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub executive director Jeremy Gregory will present at the...

September 18, 2014

MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researcher Omar Swei will present at the...

July 23, 2014

CSHub executive director Jeremy Gregory will participate in the second...

U.S. Conference of Mayors
June 18, 2014

MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub executive director Jeremy Gregory will speak at the 82nd annual...

May 12, 2014

The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Showcase, part of the 9th annual...