• July

    ERDC makes history again with new incoming commander

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) will hold a change of command ceremony at its main headquarters on the Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 14, 2022.
  • June

    ERDC-Vicksburg infrastructure enhancements will soon be complete

    Construction will soon be complete on the latest infrastructure enhancements to the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) main campus in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • ITL team gets their hands dirty with soil classification effort

    Soil exhibits immense diversity across the Earth’s surface, naturally developing under varying climate regimes, geological materials, landscape portfolios, time intervals and more. A U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) team is working to help remotely identify soil in an effort to enable the Department of Defense to confidently and accurately predict its potential impacts on various operations, particularly in foreign countries and access-denied areas.
  • ERDC takes you Beyond the Gates with new radio show

    On June 16, 2022, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) premiered their new radio show, “Beyond the Gates: How ERDC Research Affects YOU” on 107.7-FM and Newstalk 1490-AM.
  • Testing the limits of the Improved Ribbon Bridge

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has partnered with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Combat Support & Combat Service Support’s Project Manager Bridging to test high military load capacity vehicle weight limits of the Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB).
  • The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) hosts GEMS camp

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) recently held a Gains in Education in Mathematics & Science (GEMS) camp. The program is part of the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP), which exposes young people to career paths in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and which offers many options ranging from middle school to graduate studies. Traditionally, CERL hosts a middle school and a high school GEMS camp each summer.
  • Unique ERDC facility allows researchers the opportunity for large-scale structural testing

    There are many ways to test the load-bearing capability of structures, and fortunately, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has a unique facility to accomplish this task.
  • ERDC-CERL managing project, awarding a $17.5 million battery contract to Lockheed Martin

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Operational Energy (OE) team at the Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) was selected to provide management for a flow battery at Fort Carson, Colorado. The team was selected based on its previous work with a research and development a flow battery prototype. ERDC-CERL is also awarding a $17.5 million contract to Lockheed Martin to prepare the Fort Carlson site, as well as to construct and demonstrate the flow battery. The $17.5 million agreement between ERDC and Lockheed Martin represents the largest dollar amount awarded as a result of submissions through the ERDCWERX platform to date.
  • ERDC Environmental Laboratory hosts U.S. Military Academy cadet

    Dr. Nathan Beane, research forester, and Mr. Gabe Powell, geospatial scientist, of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)-Environmental Laboratory hosted United States Military Academy (USMA) cadet Jordan Tucker from May 24 through June 9.
  • Dartmouth interns gain research experience at ERDC’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

    Two prospective engineering majors at Dartmouth have been able to jump-start their careers through an internship program at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) in Hanover, New Hampshire.
  • ERDC establishes new center focused on public health and infrastructure research

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory (EL) is establishing an Engineering for Public Health and Human Factors (EPH) Center. The new center’s focus will be developing engineering and public health research and data analytics before, during and after crisis events for all manner of activities and applications, anywhere in the world.
  • ERDC leaders cut ribbon to new Climatic Cold Chamber Building

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory’s (CRREL) new Climatic Cold Chamber Building, which CRREL research teams will utilize for the testing of materiel used by the Warfighter in extreme cold environments.
  • ERDC researchers improve cold-climate transportation with winter-specific tires

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) have developed winter-specific tires to assist the Army with safely navigating the Arctic snowy tundra.
  • May

    ERDC, district researching effectiveness of biocontrol of invasive tree in south Texas

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Southwest Division (SWD) are researching the effects of biocontrol on an invasive tree in south Texas.
  • ERDC holds second annual virtual panel commemorating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) continues to recognize the wide-range of individuals who come from different backgrounds and provide additional insights into the human experience of its workforce. In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, ERDC held its second annual ERDC-wide AAPI panel discussion.
  • New director selected for ERDC High Performance Computing Modernization Program

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has chosen Dr. Jerrell “Jerry” Ballard Jr. as the new director of the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). With 33 years of experience at the ERDC, Ballard will lead the HPCMP, which leverages emerging state-of-the-art technologies, to support Department of Defense (DOD) services and agencies to meet their mission-critical objectives.
  • Honoring over 35 years of service

    On Friday, May 6, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Corey Hill was honored with a retirement ceremony at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineer Research Laboratory (CERL). Friends, family and co-workers were in attendance to celebrate his 35 years of military service.
  • ERDC researchers assist in validating new South Korean concrete repair material

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently validated a concrete repair product manufactured in South Korea as part of the U.S. Office of Under Secretary of Defense’s Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) Program.
  • ERDC scientist and Vicksburg native tapped to lead new American Concrete Institute council

    Brian Green, senior research geologist with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL), was recently selected by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) to lead its newly established Concrete Innovation Council as part of its ACI Foundation.
  • Cold Regions Laboratory opens new avenues of communication

    A CRREL team seeking to optimize internal communications developed a new program they're calling the "CRREL Exchange." The long-term vision for the CRREL Exchange is a well-connected workforce that has immediate access to the information they need to solve the problems impacting our warfighters, ultimately allowing CRREL to better fulfill its mission.