C.E.E. engineers received $1.5 million grant to make environmentally friendly concrete

A team of UCLA engineers, including C.E.E. professors Mathieu Bauchy and Gaurav Sant, has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop 3D-printed concrete that incorporates carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, as part of a binder.

C.E.E. Engineers in the Field After Major California Earthquakes

C.E.E. Engineers in the Field After Major California Earthquakes

Q & A with Prof. Jonathan Stewart about what his team learned in the aftermath of the Ridgecrest earthquakes. A day after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake on July 4 rattled Southern California, a small team of UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering earthquake engineers and scientists was already near its epicenter, in Ridgecrest, California, gathering time-sensitive data. The team is part of the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association, which is supported by the National Science Foundation.  The initial seven-member team was organized by Jonathan Stewart, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UCLA.
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Reimagining CO2: UCLA team advances to Carbon XPRIZE finals

Reimagining CO2: UCLA team advances to Carbon XPRIZE finals

Working to upend one of the most stalwart of construction materials, a team of UCLA engineers, scientists and policy experts has advanced to the finals of the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE by successfully creating a version of concrete that is nearly...

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