US Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research and Development Center

  • July

    Celebrating Apollo 11: Remembering ERDC’s role in space

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (July 20, 2019) – Fifty years ago, when Neil Armstrong took those first historic
  • Corps researchers discover future co-workers through mentoring

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (July 12, 2019)-- Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s seven ERDC laboratories have provided some exciting hands-on research opportunities for both teacher and student interns this summer.
  • Mississippi College joins the ERDC family

    CLINTON, Miss. (July 9, 2019)— Just 35 miles away from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and
  • Dr. Craig Fischenich: a Corps career celebrated

    VICKSBURG, Miss. —The type of guy who eschews a lot of fanfare, Dr. Craig Fischenich, a senior research civil engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, was hoping to end a 33-year career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by slipping out quietly.
  • Kiene to receive Meritorious Service Award at the Joint Women's Leadership Symposium

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (June 28, 2019) -- Martha Kiene, division chief with the U.S. Army Engineer
  • June

    Paying it forward: Alumni Association awards scholarships to local graduates

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (June 21, 2019) – To Bill Martin, it feels like yesterday that he was heading off to college and starting the journey to begin his career. After decades of working at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Martin now finds himself as the president of the ERDC Alumni Association, a group of retirees that recently handed out scholarships to help jump start the educations of local high-school graduates.
  • Engineering Solutions for Installations of the Future

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- “[Our] research will explore solutions to transportation challenges that we all face, whether it is global deployment of military forces, delivery of critical resources to the right place at the right time, transportation options for families and veterans to access medical care, or solving the ‘last mile’ challenges that will integrate the full community into our transportation system with all of its opportunities.”
  • Walla Walla District Biologist Walter chosen for ERDC University

    VICKSBURG, Miss. --Traveling 2,243 miles from his district centered in Walla Walla, Washington, Wildlife Biologist Damian Walter arrived at the U. S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center headquarters for his orientation to the outreach program, ERDC University.
  • Promotion a valued milestone in a fascinating career

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (June 3, 2019)--In a compelling career with the U.S. Army that includes a letter
  • Researchers awarded notice for patents

    U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Geospatial Research Laboratory, Data and
  • May

    Corps Little Rock District’s Payne selected for ERDC University

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s outreach program, ERDC University, welcomed fiscal year 2019 participants during kickoff week in March, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District’s former Natural Resources Specialist and current Executive Assistant Kathleen Payne repeated a visit to ERDC as one of six selectees.
  • Research Area Review Groups help prioritize Corps civil works projects

    VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and
  • April

    U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center  celebrates Earth Day 2019

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (April 23, 2019) – From junior high students to researchers and even the Mayor of the City of Vicksburg, a crowd gathered at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center on Tuesday, April 23 to celebrate Earth Day 2019.
  • Engineer receives prestigious de Fleury Medal

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (April 15, 2019) – When David Richards was a recent college graduate working his first job as a hydrologist in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, he knew that he wanted to do research and make a significant impact in that world. Fast forward about 40 years, and that impact was recently recognized with the prestigious bronze de Fleury Medal awarded to Richards for his service to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 
  • The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers leads community outreach “Shamrock Science at the Museum” event

    VICKSBURG, Miss. -- More than luck was on the mind of the participants at this year’s “Shamrock Science at the Museum” event held March 23 at the Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson, Mississippi. The event was hosted by The Mississippi Professional Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and engaged children in areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This is the fourth year SHPE-MS has conducted this type of event in order to promote STEM programs to minorities.
  • Farthing returns from sabbatical and teaching in northern Italy

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (April 5, 2018) -- The old world charm and culture of the Italian city of Padua was just one of the many high points Mathew Farthing experienced while in Italy on sabbatical from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. Farthing, a research hydraulic engineer in ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, spent the last year teaching a graduate level mathematical engineering course at the University of Padua, the second-oldest university in Italy and the world’s fifth-oldest surviving university. 
  • March

    Corps researcher invents non-metallic improvised explosive device detector

     VICKSBURG, Miss. -- A simple scientific question by a fellow laboratory researcher led Research Physicist Dr. Benjamin Barrowes to invent the High Frequency Electromagnetic Induction instrument, now proving successful in detection tests of low and non-metallic improvised explosive devices known as Warfighter-threatening IEDs.
  • Corps features world-leading researchers during Women’s History Month

    HANOVER, N.H. (March 25, 2019) — Dr. Susan Taylor, a micrometeorite expert and civil engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, and Jackie Richter-Menge, Arctic sea ice authority and recently retired ERDC-CRREL researcher, served as keynote speakers during the laboratory’s Women’s History Month activities.
  • Corps employee participates in student science and technology event

    HANOVER, N.H. (March 25, 2019) — Dr. Susan Taylor, a micrometeorite expert and civil engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, and Jackie Richter-Menge, Arctic sea ice authority and recently retired ERDC-CRREL researcher, served as keynote speakers during the laboratory’s Women’s History Month activities.

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