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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...
Durability Team Investigates a Big Dam Problem
Wed, 09/13/2017
Researchers from the CSHub, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Oregon State University (OSU...
Chart from research brief: Mechanical properties of Alkali Silica gels
Research Brief: Mechanical properties of Alkali Silica gels
Thu, 08/17/2017
Certain aggregates that are used to make concrete contain amorphous silica. This silica can react...
Research Brief: Atomistic Modeling of ASR Gel
Mon, 08/14/2017
The Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) causes expansion and cracking in concrete which can result in...
Photo from the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) 2017 Annual Summit
Kirchain Delivers Keynote at PNWER Summit
Mon, 08/14/2017
CSHub Co-Director Randy Kirchain delivered the keynote address at the Pacific NorthWest Economic...
MIT Stata Center (Wikimedia Commons)
CSHub-led team awarded funds to study MIT campus buildings
Mon, 07/24/2017
A project team headed by CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory and Co-Director Randy Kirchain is...
Chart from Research Brief: How to Improve Pavement LCCA, A Case Study
Research Brief: How to Improve Pavement LCCA, A Case Study
Mon, 06/26/2017
Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) frameworks are used by some transportation agencies for economic...
FEMA photo, officials examine damage after Hurricane Matthew.
MIT News: Building to better weather the storm
Tue, 06/13/2017
Our Break-Even Mitigation Percentage (BEMP) allows users to calculate the amount of spending that...