Michael Laracy


Civil & Environmental Engineering


Using Industrial Waste to make Building Materials


John Ochsendorf


Mike is a second year S.M. candidate seeking a degree in structural engineering from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. A Boston native, he received his B.S. in Civil Engineering at Merrimack College in 2013. Mike is currently working with Professor John Ochsendorf to develop affordable and sustainable building materials by recycling industrial waste products into the binder. In his spare time, Mike enjoys lifting weights, playing sports, and watching Boston teams win championships.