• June

    ERDC assists the Dominican Republic in the exploration of rare Earth elements

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory are currently assisting the Dominican Republic and its regional government agencies in the hunt for rare earth elements (REE).
  • ERDC, Navy explore alternative materials for quay wall restoration

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is collaborating with the Navy to reinforce quay walls, which are areas around a wharf or pier that hold back dirt.
  • Chicago District’s Zahraa Al Khafaji selected for ERDC University

    Researchers from 10 U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Districts have been selected for the 2023 session of the Engineer Research and Development Center University (ERDC-U). Project Engineer Zahraa Al Khafaji of the Chicago District has been chosen as a participant for this detail program, now in its eighth year.
  • Researchers analyze, share DUNEX data for coastal resiliency

    As the 2023 hurricane season begins, participants in the U.S. Coastal Research Program (USCRP)-supported During Nearshore Event Experiment (DUNEX) are hard at work to analyze their collected data and share their results with other coastal researchers and the broader coastal community.
  • May

    ERDC announces $20 million tech challenge to advance civil works R&D through innovation, partnerships

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in conjunction with ERDCWERX has announced a new opportunity for collaboration to address some of the nation’s most critical challenges in civil works.
  • Engineering Solutions through Advanced Materials

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is conducting innovative research on advanced materials and manufacturing technologies that will play a vital role in both civilian and military applications.
  • ERDC-CERL helps develop novel disaster relief vehicle

    Researchers with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) recently collaborated with government and industry partners to develop a new way to offer relief in a time of emergency and natural disasters.
  • April

    ITL team contributes to future of aircraft

    VICKSBURG, Miss.— Recently, the Holistic Situational Awareness and Decision Making (HAS-DM) team at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center got a unique opportunity to gain real-world experience and collect vital data that will be used to develop technologies for potential integration into the upcoming Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft and Future Long Range Assault Aircraft.
  • Sullivan named new ERDC Deputy Director

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has announced the selection of Ms. Pat Sullivan as the organization’s new Deputy Director.
  • Portland District’s Kyle Tidwell selected for ERDC University

    Researchers from 10 U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Districts have been selected for the 2023 session of the Engineer Research and Development Center University (ERDC-U). Dr. Kyle Tidwell, fish biologist with the Portland District has been chosen as a participant for detail program, now in its eighth year.
  • Proven to be a great IDEA

    VICKSBURG, Miss.— Since 2019, Quincy Alexander, a research civil engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research Center (ERDC), has been shining a light on common barriers relating to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) that are often faced in the workplace. DEI is used to describe policies and programs that encourage equitable treatment for people of different ages, races, cultures, disabilities, religions and more. Examples of commonly documented barriers in the technical workplace include biases in recruitment and hiring, social capital and stereotype threat.
  • ERDC hosts Earth Day event for Mississippi students

    In celebration of Earth Day, more than 100 local eighth-graders made their way to the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for hands-on science demonstrations on Thursday, April 20, 2023.
  • ERDC University welcomes 12 district team members to the Class of 2023

    Twelve participants from across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were chosen for ERDC University, a six-month detail at the Engineer Research and Development Center.
  • March

    Revisiting cold fusion possibilities for clean energy

    With global attention becoming increasingly focused on climate change, more and more scientific research is turning to advancements in clean energy. One researcher at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) has set his sights on cold fusion.
  • ERDC-CERL researchers find innovative ways to measure soil carbon

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are collaborating with Carbon Asset Solutions (CAS), a company that holds the license to a newly developed U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) soil scanning technology, to directly measure soil carbon on 5,000 acres of Fort Riley training lands.
  • Dr. Robert “Bob” Engler with ERDC conference room dedication

    A conference room in the Environmental Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center was recently dedicated in memory of a longtime employee, the late Dr. Robert “Bob” Engler.
  • ERDC-CERL to test new hydrogen electrolyzer technology to support energy resilience

    In an effort to make U.S. Army installations less vulnerable to risks and hazards, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) will test new hydrogen technology in support of energy resilience.
  • President’s FY24 Civil Works Budget historic for R&D

    With the release of the Biden-Harris administration’s fiscal 2024 budget, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works held a joint press conference detailing the proposed civil works budget, including a historic $86 million for research and development with additional R&D funds spread across USACE business lines totaling more than $100 million for R&D.
  • ERDC-CERL team transitions ERDC HVAC controls retrofit technology

    A team of researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) and Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) are working to address challenges of energy efficiency for specific older heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems within the Department of Defense.
  • USACE R&D Day at the University of Illinois a huge success

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently held a Research and Development (R&D) Day at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).