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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Innovation Summit attendees circulate around the exhibition booths in the atrium of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s headquarters building, September 17, 2019. Booths featured exhibits from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers divisions, Communities of Practice and ERDC entities.
Outgoing Commander Col. Ivan P. Beckman poses with Hank McDevitt, ERDC deputy to the commander; Mike Channell, chief, ERDC Installation Support Division; and Sissy Hudson, director, ERDC Business Support Division and Resource Management, recipients of the Bronze de Fleury Medal. The three received their medals in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the ERDC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a ceremony held at the ERDC headquarters in Vicksburg, Miss., Sept. 5, 2019. Also pictured is ERDC Director David Pittman and ERDC Deputy Director Beth Fleming.
Connect, Inspire, and Revolutionize A high-profile industry day with national visibility, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Innovation Summit attracts industry, government, and academic participants by featuring presentations, exhibits, tech challenges, and opportunities for collaboration and partnerships.
Lester Holt, anchor of "NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt," toured the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center's Permafrost Tunnel Research Facility in Fox, Alaska, Sept. 14, 2019. The veteran journalist talked to ERDC's Dr. Tom Douglas about key tunnel features and the science of climate change. Douglas is an Alaska-based research chemist assigned to our Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, based in Hanover, New Hampshire. Tune in to NBC Nightly News TONIGHT to see Holt's report that features the tunnel and other Alaska climate change experts and locales. Check your local listings for the broadcast time in your area.
Runners take their mark at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Mad Scientist 5K Race/Walk held in Vicksburg, Mississippi, September 7, 2019. The race was designed to enhance community relations and raise funds for science, technology, engineering and math scholarships.

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Innovation Summit revolutionizes the Corps
10/9/2019 UPDATED
VICKSBURG, Miss. ⸺ The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drew more than 500 people from approximately 170 industry and academic organizations to its inaugural Innovation Summit held at the U.S. Army...
Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory researchers receive vehicle barrier patents
10/9/2019
VICKSBURG, Miss.--U.S. Soldiers now have a portable, easily assembled barrier for roadways to stop advancing and possibly hostile vehicles, thanks to engineers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and...
Three U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center executive staff members receive de Fleury Medals
9/30/2019
VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center awarded three of its senior staff members Bronze de Fleury Medals in a ceremony held at the ERDC Headquarters in Vicksburg,...

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McFall finds collaboration success with Army Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program
8/7/2019
VICKSBURG, Miss. (July 29, 2019) -- When Dr. Brian McFall saw the email titled “Engineer and Scientist Exchange,” his curiosity was piqued. “It was one of those generic-looking emails that most people...
Paper describing novel inhalation toxicology research methods attracts attention
8/6/2019
VICKSBURG, Miss. (Aug. 1, 2019) -- When three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers researchers published a paper in the journal “Chemical Research in Toxicology,” they expected it would generate buzz, but...

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