• February

    ERDC associate technical director earns Black Engineer of the Year Award

    Victoria “Vickey” Moore is the associate technical director of the Engineered Resilient Systems Research and Development Area in the Information Technology Lab (ITL). Moore was recently chosen to receive a Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) – awards that recognize African American scientists and engineers around the country who are shaping the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • ERDC researcher to be honored at Black Engineer of the Year Awards

    Samuel Stidwell, a research architect at the U.S. Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL), was recognized as one of the Science Spectrum Trailblazers at the 2024 Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) STEM DTX Conference.
  • ERDC experts lead railroad repair training at Fort Johnson

    FORT JOHNSON, La.—Making railroads safer was the focus of a recent training led by experts from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL).
  • Students, faculty tour ERDC during I-ACED visit

    To attract the next generation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals, the U.S. Army Engineer and Research Development Center (ERDC) hosted several universities as part of a multi-institutional partnership.
  • ERDC researchers revive history of World War II Black art exhibit in Arizona

    With the help of the Cultural Resources team at the U.S. Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), the historic legacy of Black World War II era artists at Fort Huachuca, Arizona is being uncovered again.
  • ERDC researchers assess time-of-year restrictions for James River dredging

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory (EL) are conducting field studies along the lower James River in Virginia to assess the environmental impacts of dredging and if they continue to justify the existing time-of-year restrictions (TOYR) for dredging in the area.
  • January

    Research project studies enhanced performance of thermally modified structural lumber

    A groundbreaking partnership between the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) and the Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) is paving the way for a new mass timber product that would be more readily available in the United States and could also meet military needs abroad.
  • Techniques developed to advance concrete construction in frigid environments

    U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) researchers have developed Additive Regulated Concrete for Thermally Extreme Conditions – or ARCTEC – to enable the use of commonly available concrete additives as alternative freeze-protection in cold conditions. ARCTEC builds upon pioneering work performed at ERDC over the last several decades, with the goal of improving the user-friendliness, economy and utility of the technology.
  • Researchers develop tools to forecast risk of potential infrastructure failure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) operates and maintains approximately 740 dams and associated structures that provide significant, multiple benefits to the nation. In order to effectively operate and maintain those dams, USACE applies risk-informed decision making to evaluate, prioritize and justify dam safety decisions. Using risk information allows the organization to repair its dams in the most effective manner within a constrained budget.
  • Attacking challenges at high speed

    Computer scientists at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) merge high-performance computing (HPC) and data analytics, giving them the capability to process large amounts of data with unprecedented speed.
  • ERDC leads advances in sustainable materials for military construction

    Climate change is a major priority for the Biden administration, which has set a goal to reach net zero emissions by no later than 2050. As the Army works to meet these goals and accomplish the objectives set in its own Climate Strategy, it has begun to focus more attention on one of its biggest emissions drivers: construction activities related to its vast inventory of buildings.
  • ERDC program aims to geospatially map complex, rapidly changing cold regions terrain

    The U.S. Army Engineer and Research Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) recently hosted a defense resiliency program meeting in Hanover, New Hampshire, as part of a project designed to help the Army operate in the complex terrain often found in cold regions.
  • ERDC supports integration of robotic and autonomous technologies

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) played a significant role in a recent event geared toward introducing innovative methods of protecting Soldiers during ground combat.
  • ERDC scientist to receive award for contributions to atmospheric and computational acoustics

    U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) scientist Dr. Keith Wilson has been named the 2024 recipient of the Acoustical Society of America’s (ASA) Helmholtz-Rayleigh Interdisciplinary Silver Medal in Computational Acoustics, Physical Acoustics and Engineering Acoustics.
  • ERDC researcher experiences ‘awesome’ maiden trip to Antarctica

    Hannah Wittmann, a research physical scientist at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) in Hanover, New Hampshire, recently returned from her first trip to Antarctica, where she helped perform critical crevasse detection and mitigation work along the roughly 1,000-mile long South Pole Traverse (SPoT) route.
  • ERDC’s Wittrock named CERL Research Assistant of the Year

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) named Joseph Wittrock the lab’s 2023 Research Assistant of the Year.
  • ERDC’s Josefik honored for advancing emergency response

    Nicholas Josefik, an industrial engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research Development Center (ERDC), was recently recognized at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Under Secretary’s Awards Ceremony for leading a team in the development of a one-of-a-kind emergency response vehicle.
  • December

    The capabilities of ERDC’s Advanced Blast Load Simulator Facility

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has a lead role in the study of blast effects, and a newly upgraded facility allows for even more innovative research to better protect structures, facilities and most importantly, people.
  • ERDC hosts first-of-its-kind cold weather manufacturing challenge

    The Office of the Secretary of Defense Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) Program’s hosted the first-of-its-kind Point of Need Manufacturing Challenge, December 4-8, at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) in Hanover, New Hampshire.
  • ERDC researchers combat cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory (EL) recently completed field trials in Massachusetts and Connecticut, using germicidal ultraviolet light (UV-C) to sustainably suppress and potentially eradicate cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (cyanoHABs) without using chemicals or causing off-target ecological effects.