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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research & Development Center
Construction Engineering Research Lab
ATTN: CEERD-PA-I
P.O. Box 9005
2902 Newmark Dr.
Champaign, IL 61826-9005

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CERL partnered with Vehicle Projects Inc. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway to develop a fuel-cell hybrid switch locomotive for urban rail applications. A fuel cell locomotive does not need extensive power lines and it provides the advantages of traditional catenary-electric and diesel-electric locomotives without causing noise and environmental pollution.
The most powerful fuel cell land vehicle ever built
CERL partnered with Vehicle Projects Inc. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway to develop a fuel-cell hybrid switch locomotive for urban rail applications. A fuel cell locomotive does not need extensive power lines and it provides the advantages of traditional catenary-electric and diesel-electric locomotives without causing noise and environmental pollution.
William Goran, formerly with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL), is the 2014 GreenGov Presidential Awards Climate Champion.  Goran was selected for his leadership in integrating climate change into the plans of multiple agencies.
Goran is named GreenGov Presidential Awards Climate Champion
William Goran, formerly with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL), is the 2014 GreenGov Presidential Awards Climate Champion. Goran was selected for his leadership in integrating climate change into the plans of multiple agencies.
The Triaxial Earthquake and Shock Simulator (TESS), an experimental three-dimensional "shake table," tests the ability of systems, facilities, and equipment to survive under realistic conditions of shock, vibration, and earthquake ground motion.
Simulations help improve infrastructure safety
The Triaxial Earthquake and Shock Simulator (TESS), an experimental three-dimensional "shake table," tests the ability of systems, facilities, and equipment to survive under realistic conditions of shock, vibration, and earthquake ground motion.

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USACE video highlights CB-SITE software

As a stand-alone software application, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center's "Contingency Base Site Identification for the Tactical Environment" provides military planners with the ability to remotely sense potential CB site locations through weighted algorithms based upon military planning factors.
[Published: 7/14/2016]

USACE lab recognized for sustainability efforts

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Construction Engineering Research
[Published: 6/18/2016]

Goran is named GreenGov Presidential Awards Climate Champion

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - William Goran, formerly with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development
[Published: 1/27/2015]