Admir Masic

Professor, Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and DMSE Faculty Fellow in Archaeological Materials, MIT

United States

Admir Masic is the Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and DMSE Faculty Fellow in Archaeological Materials at MIT. His research group explores ancient technologies as a source of inspiration for the development of a new generation of more durable and sustainable building materials. 

A former Bosnian refugee, Professor Masic is the faculty founder and director of the MIT Refugee Action Hub (MIT ReACT), an initiative launched in May 2017 when the challenge of refugee education was presented at MIT SOLVE. MIT ReACT harness MIT’s entrepreneurial spirit and drive for innovation to develop and deploy blended learning programs that address the specific needs of talented refugee learners around the world. 

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