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Taking command

We're excited to have Col. Christian Patterson serve as ERDC's 12th commander and first African American commander.

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Bridging the gap

We're testing a temporary floating bridge that will make transporting vehicles across bodies of water more efficient than ever.

03

Fighting invasive species

Don't squish these bugs! We're testing how Brazilian peppertree thrips fight the spread of an invasive species that destroys native plants.

04

Recovering after wildfires

Our post-wildfire flood risk management team is broadening the scope of their mission to include emergency management and environmental concerns.

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COVID-19 updates

USACE and ERDC are actively following COVID-19 developments and providing information regarding the pandemic.

Welcome

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The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is the premier research and development center for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. We discover, develop, and deliver innovative solutions to the nation's toughest challenges in military engineering, installations and operational environments, civil works, geospatial research and engineering, and engineered resilient systems. Learn more about ERDC and explore our missions.

News

ITL gains new high-performance computing system
8/8/2022 UPDATED
A new supercomputer will soon call the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) home. The system will support the Department of Defense (DOD)...
Forged Under Fire: Near-death experience galvanizes leadership principles for ERDC’s Vargas
8/5/2022 UPDATED
During Lt. Col. Rico Vargas’ first deployment to Iraq in 2006, he was injured when the Stryker he was riding in struck a buried improvised explosive device...
USACE Engineering With Nature program recognized with international award
8/3/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineering With Nature (EWN) program was recently recognized by the U.K. Environment Agency...