Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL)

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Removing algae from the water

Our Harmful Algal Bloom Interception, Treatment, and Transformation System (HABITATS) can remove potential algal toxins from large bodies of water.

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3D printing buildings

Our Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures (ACES) project can print custom-designed expeditionary buildings in remote locations.

Welcome

At ERDC’s Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL), we’re developing innovative technologies to support the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Nation. Learn about what we do and how you can join us.

News

RD22 workshop addresses R&D challenges, emphasizes strategic collaboration
5/5/2022
Scientists and engineers from across the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) participated in the organization’s Research and Development 2022 (RD22) workshop and symposium, April...
Construction Engineering Research Laboratory welcomes USACE commanding general for meeting and facility tour
4/19/2022
Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) recently welcomed Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
Construction Engineering Research Laboratory welcomes Defense Coalition of Campaign for meeting, facility tour
3/16/2022
Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Laboratory (CERL) recently welcomed the Defense Coalition of Champaign County (DC3) for a meeting...