Haley Bell (right) of ERDC’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory, talks with Maj. Kelly Mattie of the USAF Civil Engineering Center (left), Jeb Tingle and Web Floyd of ERDC, during the Air Force Civil Engineering team’s visit to review the contents and packing of airfield damage repair kits.
Research to Reality: Airfield Damage Repair
Haley Bell (right) of ERDC’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory, talks with Maj. Kelly Mattie of the USAF Civil Engineering Center (left), Jeb Tingle and Web Floyd of ERDC, during the Air Force Civil Engineering team’s visit to review the contents and packing of airfield damage repair kits.
USACE Research Biologist and ERDC’s principal investigator, Dena Dickerson continues to monitor Ellie’s care as the highly-trained border collie keeping Oklahoma’s Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam free from thousands of cormorants and gulls. Ellie continues to save the Corps’ Tulsa District estimated yearly dam equipment damages of $10,000 due to metal corrosion and yearly bird dropping cleanup charges of $27,000.
USACE researcher employs K-9 intelligence to solve lock & dam issue
USACE Research Biologist and ERDC’s principal investigator, Dena Dickerson continues to monitor Ellie’s care as the highly-trained border collie keeping Oklahoma’s Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam free from thousands of cormorants and gulls. Ellie continues to save the Corps’ Tulsa District estimated yearly dam equipment damages of $10,000 due to metal corrosion and yearly bird dropping cleanup charges of $27,000.
Dr. Catherine Thomas troubleshoots a pump attachment in preparation for researching ways to combat blue-green algae with standard water pumps. Thomas, a research scientist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center, was named 2016 Most Promising Scientist at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards.
Corps scientist’s research earns her honors as Most Promising Scientist at BEYA
Dr. Catherine Thomas troubleshoots a pump attachment in preparation for researching ways to combat blue-green algae with standard water pumps. Thomas, a research scientist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center, was named 2016 Most Promising Scientist at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards.

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