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A new technique can visualize the reaction of cement and water in real-time. Developed by MIT scientists, this technique could lead to more durable and sustanable concrete.
June 8, 2021
The hydration reaction, which occurs when cement powder is mixed with water, can dictate the sustainability and durability of co...
June 7, 2021
The world is faced with a challenge. Meeting the demands of sustainable development and climate change will require more, and be...
Jeremy Greogry will step down from his role as CSHub's Executive Director
May 26, 2021
On June 1st, 2021, MIT CSHub’s Executive Director Jeremy Gregory will step down from his role to pursue a new position at the ne...
MIT researchers have developed an app capable fo measuring road quality and its impact on fuel consumption. They hope to improve the U.S.'s infrastucture by informing road maintenance.
May 14, 2021
Since its inception in 2019, CSHub's Carbin app has crowdsourced nearly 600,000 miles of road quality and emissions data. In thi...
In an opinion piece in The Hill, CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory defines this important concept and explains why it should dictate infrastructure spending.
May 11, 2021
The word 'sustainability is ubiquitous. But what exactly does it entail? In an opinion piece in The Hill, CSHub Executive Direc...
MIT Researchers have developed Carbin, an app that can crowdsource road quality and fuel consumption. They hope the app can revolutionize road maintenance by providing data that departments of transportation have never had access to.
May 4, 2021
Since 2019, CSHub's Carbin app has crowdsourced more than 600,000 miles of road quality data in dozens of countries. The develop...
April 21, 2021
Conventional building LCA tools generally require highly specified building models, which can prove challenging during the early...
MIT scientists explain the urban heat island effect in the context of climate change
April 21, 2021
The urban heat island effect is when cities experience higher air temperatures than their rural surroundings. This explainer by...
MIT researchers have developed a cement that can conduct electricity and generate heat.
April 20, 2021
Researchers from MIT CSHub and the French Center for Scientific Research are developing a cement capable of conducting electric...
MIT Researchers are studying how to model floods in urban environments
March 1, 2021
Though cities have become increasingly vulnerable to floods, flooding maps remain time- and resource-intensive to generate. CSHu...
A new technique can visualize the reaction of cement and water in real-time. Developed by MIT scientists, this technique could lead to more durable and sustanable concrete.
June 8, 2021

The hydration reaction, which occurs when cement powder is mixed with water, can dictate the...

June 7, 2021

The world is faced with a challenge. Meeting the...

In an opinion piece in The Hill, CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory defines this important concept and explains why it should dictate infrastructure spending.
May 11, 2021
MIT Researchers have developed Carbin, an app that can crowdsource road quality and fuel consumption. They hope the app can revolutionize road maintenance by providing data that departments of transportation have never had access to.
May 4, 2021

Since 2019, CSHub's Carbin app has crowdsourced more than...

April 21, 2021

Conventional building LCA tools generally require highly specified building models, which can...

MIT scientists explain the urban heat island effect in the context of climate change
April 21, 2021

The urban heat island effect is when cities experience higher air temperatures than their rural...

MIT researchers have developed a cement that can conduct electricity and generate heat.
April 20, 2021
Researchers from MIT CSHub and the French Center for...
MIT Research Scientist explains how to lower the environmental footprint of concrete
February 16, 2021

Buildings produce around 40% of the world’s GHG emissions. What will it take to reach carbon...

Concrete Pavements in the United States Could Absorb 5% of Cement Emissions and help fight Climate Change
January 27, 2021

Though concrete's surface may seem inert, it's actually the site of a continuous chemical...

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?...

June 22, 2020

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

February 18, 2020

With nearly 130,000 attendees in 2017, ConExpo-Con/AGG is North America’s largest construction...

October 24, 2019

On October 23, 2019, CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory participated in a panel at the Buy...

MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Renews Industry Partnership
October 5, 2019

Since 2009, the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub has worked with the...

September 30, 2019

Though vital to infrastructure and sustainable development, cement is also a heavy emitter,...

September 27, 2019
On September 26, CSHub’s Executive Director Jeremy Gregory participated in a panel...
September 27, 2019

On September 26, 2019, CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory testified during a hearing held...

September 18, 2019
Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, September 19, 2019, MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Executive...
June 27, 2019

From June 25–28, CSHub researchers attended the International...