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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...
January 19, 2017
Press Release: For Immediate Release MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub to Begin Public Webinar Series, January 26 Webinars will pr...
CSHub researcher Mehdi Noori
January 3, 2017
Mehdi Noori joined the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub team in the fall of 2016. “My job here is to conduct research, create too...
July 7, 2018

An article by the Houston Chronicle recently directed readers to our pavement vehicle...

Image via "TheOutline.com" a trowl holding mortar rests atop a concrete block.
July 5, 2018

Cement’s pollution problem lies in its formulation, but we're working to change that. By...

Exterior of a fortified home in Breezy Point, NY. Photographer: Gaia Squarci
June 22, 2018

Architects are designing homes that can deflect hurricane winds, rise with flood waters, and...

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June 4, 2018

CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory spoke with U.S. News and World Report about the benefits...

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May 22, 2018

CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory was a...

 Buildings in downtown Houston reflect the light of the setting sun. Credit: Mike Blake JM/Reuters
April 30, 2018

CityLab, a news platform "dedicated to the people who are creating the cities of the future—and...

March 20, 2018

The March 2018 issue of Concrete Products magazine includes an article discussing the...

March 1, 2018

A Forbes contributor profiled recent research by CSHub team members which linked city texture to...

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January 29, 2018

"Pavement may all look the same to you, but it's an A+ scientific guinea pig—and football. And a...

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...

March 26, 2014

Randolph Kirchain, a principal research scientist in the CSHub, will speak at the American...

February 26, 2014

The White House recently announced the development of fuel economy standards for heavy-duty...

Medellin, Colombia
February 4, 2014

The CSHub's executive director, Jeremy Gregory, is a featured speaker at the...

August 20, 2013

Please join the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub on September 25-26, 2013 for the MIT CSHub...