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This report provides a unified theoretical framework for understating two causes of premature deterioration in concrete pavements: the alkali-silica reaction and freeze-thaw damage.
January 12, 2021
A culmination of several years of multidisciplinary collaboration, this report by researchers from CSHub, Oregon State Universit...
The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub and MIT Climate initiative explain the relationsip between concrete and climate change
January 11, 2021
What exactly is concrete and what is its relationship to climate change? This brief explainer written in collaboration with the...
December 1, 2020
CSHub has found that the implementation of reflective pavements nationwide could reduce the occurrence of heatwaves in U.S. urba...
September 20, 2020
Over the past several decades hurricane losses have increased dramatically, and that trend is only expected to continue over the...
March 19, 2020
Hurricanes are the most damaging of natural disasters: since 1980, they have inflicted nearly $1 trillion in damages in the U.S....
Urban Canyon Credit: Minesweeper / Creative Commons
March 12, 2020
To protect buildings and their occupants from hazards like hurricanes, governments implement building codes—or minimum construct...
March 4, 2020
With mentions in national media outlets like USA Today and publications in high impact journals like the Proceedings of the Nati...
February 18, 2020
With nearly 130,000 attendees in 2017, ConExpo-Con/AGG is North America’s largest construction trade show. As ConExpo-Con/AGG re...
February 3, 2020
Though hazard mitigation practices reduce hazard damage, they remain under-implemented. This is, in part, because current tools...
January 24, 2020
In 2019, researchers at CSHub created the Carbin app to measure pavement quality and its effect on greenhouse gas emissions. A y...
The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub and MIT Climate initiative explain the relationsip between concrete and climate change
January 11, 2021

What exactly is concrete and what is its relationship to climate change?...

December 1, 2020

CSHub has found that the implementation of reflective pavements nationwide could reduce the...

June 25, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the House of Representatives drafted legislation that...

June 22, 2020

Even as a truck drives on a level road, it is, in a sense, still traveling...

MIT Researchers have found that stiffer pavements reduce transportation emissions
June 11, 2020

Though roads may seem rigid beneath one’s feet, under the weight of a truck they are quite...

Concrete and cement are heavily used, but many don't know the difference between the two
April 3, 2020

After water, concrete is the most consumed material on Earth....

Hurricane over the ocean
April 1, 2020

Researchers at the Hub are studying the connection between urban layouts and hazard losses. They...

March 19, 2020

Hurricanes are the most damaging of natural disasters: since 1980, they have inflicted nearly $1...

February 28, 2020

In a segment of Science Friday, program host Ira Flatow discussed sustainable...

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...

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...