Within minutes, the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown on March 11, 2011, brought an unprecedented wave of death, displacement, and destruction to Japan.
State and Local Innovation Initiative seeks government partners to rigorously evaluate policies and programs aiming to address critical social issues.
Automated tools can help emergency managers make decisions, plan routes, and quantify road damage at city scales.
MIT frameworks are helping the U.S. Forest Service find solutions to fire.
Postdoc Héctor De Jesús-Cortés works to build up the STEM pipeline from his homeland to MIT and beyond.
MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub scientist explains how rating systems akin to LEED for resilient construction can make communities more hazard-resistant.
Economic benefits of mitigation arrive much sooner than previously thought.
Lincoln Laboratory's lidar data, processed quickly with support from the organization MCNC, helped FEMA assess flooding and damages caused by Hurricane Florence.
“The human impact that I have is equally, if not more, important to me than the technical rigor of the work I’m doing,” says the senior.