Built Environment & Infrastructure

Research focused on sustainable design, energy efficiency, and material development for the built environment and large-scale infrastructure

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Moshe Ben-Akiva Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Richard de Neufville Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Olivier de Weck Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Mark Goulthorpe Associate Professor


David Hsu Associate Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Ruben Juanes Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Randolph Kirchain Principal Research Scientist

Materials Research Laboratory

Kent Larson Principal Research Scientist

MIT Media Lab

Caitlin Mueller Associate Professor


Leslie Norford Professor


Julia Ortony Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Tomás Palacios Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Christoph Reinhart Professor


Yang Shao-Horn Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Lawrence Susskind Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Qiqi Wang Associate Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

James Wescoat Professor Emeritus


Nicholas Xuanlai Fang Professor

Mechanical Engineering