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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...
MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researcher Thomas Petersen
November 30, 2016
Thomas Petersen joined the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub after taking a course instructed by CSHub Faculty Director Franz Jose...
Webinar displayed on a computer screen
November 29, 2016
Speaking engagements in September, October and November included presentations at: the Infrastructure Life Cycle Inventory Data...
November 27, 2016
This research summary, published in November 2016, presents CSHub-conducted life cycle assessments (LCAs) of multiple building d...
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...

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...

August 11, 2011

Methods, Impacts, and Opportunities in the Concrete

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