Helping engineers and scientists

Staffed by CEE Communication Fellows, the Comm Lab offers writing, speaking, and visual design support for the entire CEE community.

Use The Commkit Make an Appointment

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Communication Lab (CEE Comm Lab) is a free resource for the entire community of CEE undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs at MIT. Our trained PhD student and postdoc Communication Fellows offer individual coaching sessions, group workshops, class and laboratory visits, and online resources designed specifically for CEE students and researchers.

1:1 Coaching Sessions

We invite MIT undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs affiliated with CEE to make coaching appointments for any communication task: posters, journal articles, CVs, fellowship applications, conference talks, and more. From brainstorming to final polishing, the CEE Communication Fellows are here to help!

CommKit Articles and Blog Posts

Consult the CommKit, our online collection of quick guides to successful scientific communication in CEE, and check out our Blog posts on a range of communication-related topics. We welcome scientists and engineers everywhere to browse our guides and examples.

Workshops and Classroom Visits

The Comm Lab hosts workshops on a variety of scientific communication topics, such as figure design, crafting a literature review, writing a thesis, and more. Workshops are open to all members of the MIT CEE community. Faculty members interested in having targeted workshops for their class or lab group can contact the Comm Lab Manager for more information.