MIT postdoc explains how reflective pavements can significantly — and often indirectly — mitigate climate change and extreme heat.
Concrete is the world’s most consumed construction material. Yet there’s a lot the public doesn’t know about it or its environmental impact.
Substituting lumber for materials such as cement and steel could cut building emissions and costs.
MIT researchers find a way to eliminate carbon emissions from cement production — a major global source of greenhouse gases.
Study investigates capillary-induced deformations in cement’s porous structure.
New understanding of concrete’s properties could increase lifetime of the building material, decrease emissions.
New research shows concrete is a strong choice for the long-term confinement of nuclear waste.
Engineer studies materials' role in manufacturing and infrastructure.