MIT CEE Rising Stars Instructions

MIT CEE Rising Stars
Letters of Recommendation

Rising Stars
Civil and Environmental Engineering
MIT Application

Please note: applications are now closed for MIT's CEE Rising Stars Workshop: applications are currently being reviewed.

This workshop will bring together the next generation of CEE academic leaders for two days of scientific interactions and career-oriented discussions.   It will feature research presentations by the participants, panels on issues relevant to academic careers, and opportunities for informal networking with faculty members at MIT.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Applicants must be approximately within one year of graduating with their PhD or have obtained their PhD no earlier than 2019.   Preference is given to applicants who have not secured a faculty position.   Women who are currently graduate students or postdocs at MIT are not eligible.

* The CEE Rising Stars workshop is designed for early career researchers who identify as women and share the experiences of being a woman.

Applications are due June 5, 2023. The 2023 Rising Stars Workshop will be held at MIT on October 19-20, 2023.

Please register here.

Submitting Letters of Recommendation

In order to submit a letter of recommendation or endorsement (in PDF format), use the corresponding link on the left side panel or click HERE. If you are unable to send an electronic copy, please contact

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