About GSL

About GSL

Headquartered in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and with facilities across the country, we’re a multidisciplinary team of more than 440 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support staff working together to take groundbreaking research projects from start to finish. From running the world’s most powerful centrifuge dedicated to engineering and scientific research to creating asphalt that quickly repairs remote airfields to developing rapidly deployable protection systems that shield buildings from damage, we’re dedicated to harnessing technology’s power to make the world safer and better.

To accomplish this task, we work with other ERDC laboratories and partners in government, academia, and industry. Find out how to partner with us and join our team.


Mr. Nicholas Boone, Director, GSLMr. Charles Ertle, II, Deputy Director, GSL.

Information Sheet

GSL One-Page Information Sheet



U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research & Development Center 
Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory 
3909 Halls Ferry Road 
Vicksburg, MS 39180-619