• December

    ERDC Under the Lights holiday display returning for a fifth year in Vicksburg

    Plans are underway for the fifth annual ERDC Under the Lights drive-thru holiday celebration at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The event, which is open to the public, will be from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 16, 17 and 18. Visitors will enter through Gate 3, just south of the Main Gate at 3909 Halls Ferry Road
  • Stanton awarded Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal

    Terry Stanton began his career at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) more than 29 years ago, and in September, his hard work and service to the Army were recognized with one of the highest honors bestowed to employees–the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal.
  • ERDC employee recognized for 50 years of service

    Employee retention is a challenge facing businesses and government agencies across the country. Millennials and Generation Z are constant job hoppers who don’t expect to stay at one position for very long.
  • November

    Water Recover Patent awarded to Construction Engineering Research Laboratory team

    Creating an energy-efficient invention to recover clean water for Soldiers in austere environments proved worthy of US Patent 11,029,044, “High Volume Air Stream Water Recovery System,” awarded in June to the research team at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction and Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) in Champaign, Illinois.
  • Pavement repair assessment pioneer continues to help ensure smoother roads and runways

    Pavement management personnel can now employ an index to rank repair priorities for both roads and runways, using a uniform system patented by an inspiring inventor from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
  • ERDC Soils Laboratory welcomes Baylor University physicist

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) is hosting a physicist from Baylor University during the month of November.
  • ERDC working to address energy and water resiliency

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is working to develop an Installation Energy and Water Plan (IEWP) to address resiliency for water and energy security at the ERDC Waterways Experiment Station (WES) in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • USACE summit touts innovation as key to future development

    The 2021 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Innovation Summit was conducted virtually, October 25-29.
  • October

    ERDC researchers support Army and Marine Corps with Vehicle Cone Index testing

    The U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC) is working to help the Army and Marine Corps determine if a their vehicles can safely cross certain terrains.
  • Sisco joins the ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory

    Adam Sisco has joined the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory’s Hydrologic Systems Branch at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
  • ERDC Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory developing new airfield matting system

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is leading a new developmental effort to design a lightweight airfield matting system that can be used to support aircraft for many missions where the AM2 is overdesigned and difficult to deploy.
  • USACE Innovation Summit set for Oct. 25-29

    With a goal in mind of shifting a risk averse culture to one that will take chances on innovative ideas, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host its virtual 2021 Innovation Summit next week from Oct. 25-29.
  • ERDC’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory tests two new rapidly deployable protection systems

    Last month, researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory unveiled two new systems that will provide additional protection to American servicemen and women in the field.
  • ERDC-Vicksburg road construction set to begin Oct. 12

    Construction will soon begin on a project to enhance accessibility, safety and infrastructure at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi. On Oct. 12, 2021, road closures will begin with a goal of improving Chesapeake Road and South Delaware Road on the west side of station near the main Halls Ferry Road entrance. Construction and road closures are expected to last through approximately May 2022.
  • ERDC researcher selected for American Chemical Society award

    Dr. Travis Thornell, a research physical scientist with the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL), has been selected for the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Partners for Prosperity Award.
  • ERDC Mad Scientist 5K set for Oct. 23, 2021

    On Oct. 23, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) will open its gates for the community-wide Mad Scientist 5K run/walk, plus a one-mile Fun Run.
  • September

    ERDC biologists’ research noted in professional journal

    Studies conducted by research biologists at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory (EL) on the management of the invasive aquatic plant flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus L.) were published in the 2021 Issue 59 of the peer-reviewed Journal of Aquatic Plant Management.
  • Corps of Engineers District Selectees graduate from ERDC University

    Participants from four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) districts graduated from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center University (ERDC-U) in a ceremony held Sept.16, 2021. The virtual event featured project presentations from the graduates to senior leaders.
  • St. Louis District’s Cory Tabbert graduates from ERDC University

    Cory Tabbert, a hydraulics engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St. Louis District, has graduated from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center University (ERDC-U). The organization held a virtual graduation ceremony, Sept. 16, 2021, featuring project presentations from current participants to top leadership highlighting extensive research efforts from the 2021 session.
  • Jacksonville District’s Ceyda Polatel graduates from ERDC University

    Ceyda Polatel, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USCAE) Jacksonville District, has graduated from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center University (ERDC-U). The organization held a virtual graduation ceremony, Sept. 16, 2021, featuring project presentations from current participants to top leadership highlighting extensive research efforts from the 2021 session.

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