Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
June 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers are investigating how the layouts, or textures, of cities influence extreme weather events.
March 30, 2020 • ~10 min
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CSHub researchers have developed a pavement maintenance model that considers future uncertainties to improve performance and lower cost.
Feb. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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Researchers at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub study the many contextual factors that influence a pavement’s environmental footprint.
May 22, 2019 • ~8 min
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MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers outline a new pavement maintenance model that accounts for future uncertainties in cost and deterioration.
April 8, 2019 • ~5 min
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Concrete Sustainability Hub research shows life-cycle thinking has long-term environmental and economic payoffs.
March 30, 2018 • ~4 min
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Researchers working to address concrete durability get a close look at the impacts of a chemical reaction known to cause structural problems.
Sept. 13, 2017 • ~5 min
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A recent meeting on the MIT campus laid the foundation for better coordination of global research relating to cement and sustainability.
March 2, 2017 • ~5 min
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Panamanian delegates participating in the U.S. Trade and Development Agency Global Procurement Initiative visited MIT to learn about life-cycle cost analysis models.
Feb. 10, 2017 • ~5 min
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MultiScale Material Science for Energy and Environment research partnership could reduce the carbon footprint of materials such as concrete.
Sept. 12, 2016 • ~5 min
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