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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...
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...
A precast concrete wall section is lifted into place.
October 17, 2016
Within the buildings sector, the emergence of guides, standards, product category rules, and environmental product declarations...
CSHub researcher Konstantinos Keremidis
September 21, 2016
Konstantinos Keremidis grew up on Samos, an island in the eastern part of Greece next to Turkey. As an undergraduate, he studied...
September 19, 2016
In August, CSHub researchers traveled to Lexington, Kentucky, for a meeting of the Federal Highway Administration’s Sustainable...
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...

Heat losses in urban building come at a huge cost to the residents and to the enviornment (Image credit: Shutterstock)
September 25, 2016

Citing work coauthored by current and former CSHub collaborators that shows how data can be used...

 Redesigned Breezy Point #HurricaneStrong demonstration home Portland Cement Association
August 10, 2016

Researcher T. Reed Miller penned an article for The Conversation, a U.S. based news...

July 28, 2016

The roadway network is an important part of the nation’s transportation system, but it also...

Roland Pellenq leads a panel at the 2017 Concrete Symposium
May 22, 2017

Big cities are already in a period of unprecedented “...

MIT CSHub Faculty Director Franz Josef Ulm presents to USTDA Delegates from India
May 1, 2017

In March and April 2017, CSHub researchers traveled to Illinios, Colorado, Oklahoma, and...

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...