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  • 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.
  • October

    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 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.
  • 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.
  • Huntington District’s Dana Moses graduates from ERDC University

    Dana Moses, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Huntington 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.
  • Fort Worth District’s Eric Lam graduates from ERDC University

    Eric Lam, an environmental engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Worth 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.
  • Cagle joins the ERDC’s Coastal, Hydraulics Laboratory

    Taylor Cagle has joined the Hydrologic Systems Branch in the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
  • Battle Lab Collaborative Simulation Environment offers ERDC new capabilities

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is now part of the Army Battle Lab Collaborative Simulation Environment (BLCSE), a closed restricted network that connects a variety of organizations and enables experimentation, prototyping and collaboration. Managed by the Army Futures Command, the BLCSE is in the process of being expanded to include new groups. The ERDC’s designation as a node within the network allows team members to utilize the BLCSE as they plan and execute programs, identify new opportunities to contribute to ongoing initiatives and help inform senior leader decisions.
  • No Detail Too Small: Engineer Recalls Vital Work Following 9/11

    As Dr. Robert Hall walked around the spacious hangar, he came across components and materials used in his more than 40 years of research at the Waterways Experiment Station, the predecessor to the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
  • ERDC honored with Federal Laboratory Consortium Southeast Regional Excellence in Technology Transfer Award

    A U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Environmental Laboratory (ERDC-EL) team led by Research Engineer Dr. Victor Medina has been recognized by the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Southeast Region for accomplishing outstanding work in the process of transferring federally developed technology.
  • 20 years later, ERDC engineer reflects on 9/11, Pentagon wreckage

    The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, began like most others did for Dr. Paul Mlakar, who was serving at the time as technical director for force projection for the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). On that particular Tuesday, Mlakar was working out of a hotel room near the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he had traveled for a seminar that took place the day before. As he sat in his room preparing for a 9 a.m. EST conference call, an unsettling news report came across his muted TV—the hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 had struck the north Twin Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.
  • August

    Patented Electronically Collimated Gamma Radiation Detector aids Warfighters

    A team of researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory (EL) will be recognized later this year for an electronic collimator invention that enables the warfighter with a gamma radiation detector capable of directional detection without the use of shielding.         
  • ERDC employee graduates from U.S. Army War College

    Earlier this summer, Dr. Amy Bednar, an employee of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), joined the prestigious ranks of U.S. Army War College alumni.
  • Seven ERDC employees honored with Women of Color-STEM awards

    Seven employees of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) were recently named recipients of 2021 Women of Color STEM awards. The national-level awards recognize outstanding achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • ERDC engineer improves Department of State protective shelter patent

    U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structure Laboratory (GSL) Research Civil Engineer Justin Roberts recently made improvements to a previous patent that will enhance protective shelters leveraged by the Department of State (DOS).