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.


3D printing buildings

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


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.


ERDC researchers combat corrosion and mold at Crane Army Ammunition Activity
In Crane, Indiana, researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are assisting in a critical battle against time and nature. Within the vast expanses of Crane Army...
ERDC’s H2Rescue demonstrated on Capitol Hill
The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) H2Rescue made its way to Capitol Hill to the inaugural World Fire Congress in Washington, D.C...
ERDC researcher using insects to help the Warfighter and the Nation
ERDC's Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) is known to discover, develop, deliver and sustain trusted engineering and scientific solutions impacting built and natural infrastructure...