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Map of the United States with Albedo data overlaid
Research Brief: Climate Change Mitigation Potential of Pavement Albedo
Tue, 01/16/2018
Albedo is the measure of how much solar energy is reflected by the Earth’s surface. Low albedo, or...
CSHub public webinar graphic, cshub logo displayed on a computer screen with a red background
Three Webinars Announced for Winter/Spring 2018
Tue, 01/09/2018
The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) public webinar series offers information of general...
CSHub researcher Mehdi Noori
Winter 2017 Speaking Engagements
Tue, 12/05/2017
CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory traveled to Saratoga Springs, NY, to present at the...
A modeling image depicts surface temperatures around Penn Plaza in New York City.
Research Brief: Geospatial data enables the accurate prediction of radiative heat transfer
Wed, 11/29/2017
The dynamics of an urban energy budget, especially the thermal exchange between densely built...
Research Summary: Measuring the Impact of Competition on Paving Material Prices
Mon, 11/27/2017
When sustained competition exists in a market, the price for similar goods is expected to go down....
Research Brief: The influence of analysis period on pavement network performance
Wed, 11/15/2017
Existing pavement management systems mainly explain and evaluate current conditions. Performance-...
BEMP Could be “Field Guide” for Construction in Hurricane Prone Areas
Thu, 11/09/2017
The blog RedShift by Autodesk wrote that our Break Even Mitigation Percentage (BEMP) could become "...
Image from Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference website, attendees gather in a conference hall, standing and talking.
Fall 2017 Speaking Engagements
Tue, 10/10/2017
CSHub researchers presented at the Portland Cement Association (PCA) Fall Congress in Chicago in...
Chart image from Research Brief on C-S-H packing density.
Research Brief: Evolving the C-S-H Packing Density at the Microscale
Mon, 10/02/2017
Research efforts are underway to better understand nanoparticle packing density at the scale of...
Screen shot from MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub pavement life cycle assessment webinar video.
Webinar Video: Pavement Life Cycle Assessment
Wed, 09/27/2017
Life cycle assessment (LCA) considers the environmental impact of all life-cycle phases. For...