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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research & Development Center
Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory
3909 Halls Ferry Road
Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199

Leadership

Bartley P. Durst Charles W. Ertle, II
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 Bartley P. Durst
Director
Charles W.Ertle, II
Deputy
 

GSL Expertise

GSL is a diverse, talented, and hardworking organization dedicated to providing the highest quality R&D to the warfighter and the nation.  GSL's 360-plus team members represent a wide variety of disciplines, ranging from civil engineers, to geologists, to physicists. A highly skilled support staff of technicians and assistants help the research staff in the everyday details of conducting R&D.

Scientists and engineers at GSL work singly or in collaboration with other researchers to develop technologies that benefit the Corps of Engineers, other federal agencies, and the private sector. Many of these inventions have been patented, and several have been licensed for use by the private sector.

Experts in the news

ERDC researcher awarded top honor from University of Alabama
5/21/2020
Dr. Tim Rushing of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has earned one of the top awards at the University of Alabama — the 2020 Civil, Construction and Environmental...
Two great minds earn recognition for achievements
8/20/2019
Vicksburg, Miss. – (Aug. 16, 2019) When Dr. Edith Martinez-Guerra, a research environmental engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Environmental Laboratory, attended...
USACE researchers named Senior Scientific Technical Managers
5/4/2017
Two U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center team members, Dr. Michael Hammons and Dr. Mihan McKenna, from the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory were recently named Senior Scientific...