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  • January

    ERDC Releases New Data Sheet for Identifying Ordinary High Watermarks

    For 10 years, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) has  led research on the development of a national manual and data sheet to identify the Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM) across the United States. The national manual was released as an interim draft and describes the OHWM, which is used to define the boundaries of aquatic features for a variety of federal, state and local regulatory purposes.
  • November

    Predicting future runway alignment earns patent for Mobile’s Lee

    While the convenience of Global Positioning System (GPS) can assist drivers to desired locations, pilots can also depend on it to locate runways that have been renamed as the result of shifting magnetic fields, thus assuring passengers’ safety.
  • September

    ERDC research engineer awarded SEED grant

    A researcher from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) has been awarded funds through the Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholar Seed Grant (SEED) Program.
  • August

    Tingle Selected as Top Innovator and Influencer for 2022

    The Resilient Roads Roundtable selected Jeb S. Tingle, senior scientific technical manager, in the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory as a Top Innovator and Influencer for 2022.
  • July

    ERDC researchers test designs for lock improvements along the Upper Ohio River

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) have partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pittsburgh District for a study focused on replacing auxiliary locks at three sites along the Upper Ohio River — Montgomery Lock, Emsworth Lock and Dashields Lock.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • May

    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.
  • Sen. Hyde-Smith joins ERDC leaders to dedicate heavy vehicle simulator

    Today, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith joined leaders from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) to officially dedicate the world’s largest heavy vehicle simulator (HVS) at the ERDC’s Vicksburg, Mississippi, headquarters.
  • March

    ERDC begins testing with world’s largest heavy vehicle simulator

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) completed assembly on the world’s largest heavy vehicle simulator (HVS), the “Titan,” at the end of January. The HVS is a critical research tool used to evaluate new materials, design methods and construction techniques that can help optimize new infrastructure facilities.
  • January

    U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center opens new Supercomputing Research Facility

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Information Technology Lab (ITL) held a ribbon cutting for two new, state-of-the-art Supercomputing Research Center (SRC) facilities in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on Thursday, January 20, 2022.
  • June

    ERDC’s patented asphalt repair composition offers long-lasting pothole solutions

    Dodging damaging road and runway potholes challenges military and civilian pilots and drivers daily. This issue led researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) to develop materials for quicker and longer-lasting repairs.
  • March

    ERDC researchers combine robotics, imagery technology to solve problems

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory’s Robotics for Engineer Operations (REO) team is combining efforts with the Information Technology Laboratory’s Robotic Assessment of Dams (DamBot) team to tackle challenges posed by both combat engineer operations abroad and infrastructure at home.