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  • May

    ERDC’s Director of the Information Technology Laboratory Retires

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – Dr. David A. Horner, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), has retired after 40 years of civil service. A retirement ceremony was held in honor of the Clinton, Mississippi, native on May 21, 2024, at ITL.
  • ERDC researchers inspire national commercial promoting Army Civilian Careers

    The two research scientists from the U.S. Army Engineer and Research Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) served as the inspiration behind, and subject matter experts on, the production of “Ice Core Research,” a 30-second commercial that captures an Army Civilian physical scientist and his team as they drill ice core samples.
  • March

    DARPA ‘ICE’ program kicks off at ERDC-CRREL

    Making ice work “for” and not “against” the U.S. military is the mission behind Ice Control for cold Environments (ICE), a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program that recently kicked off at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) in Hanover, New Hampshire.
  • February

    ERDC researchers assess time-of-year restrictions for James River dredging

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory (EL) are conducting field studies along the lower James River in Virginia to assess the environmental impacts of dredging and if they continue to justify the existing time-of-year restrictions (TOYR) for dredging in the area.
  • November

    Army’s Digital Buoy System selected as R&D 100 finalist

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) collaborative effort with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Army Geospatial Center (AGC) on a Digital Buoy System has been selected as a 2023 R&D 100 Finalist in the IT/Electrical category.
  • ERDC’s Asenath-Smith assists DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office program team

    Dr. Emily Asenath-Smith knows a lot about the science of ice, and as a research materials engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), she is uniquely suited to take on a wide range of research challenges with ice.
  • October

    Corps of Engineers District selectees graduate from ERDC University

    Participants from nine U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Districts and the Institute for Water Resources graduated from ERDC University in September, following project presentations to the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) senior leaders.
  • ERDC researchers assist with saltwater intrusion efforts in southern Louisiana

    As residents of Louisiana prepare for possible disruptions in their drinking water caused by saltwater intrusion, researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New Orleans District with assessment and mitigation efforts.
  • September

    ERDC assists the New England District in the management of hydrilla

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Aquatic Plant Management Team in the Environmental Laboratory is working alongside the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New England District to research and develop effective methods in managing the aquatic invasive plant species hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) in the Connecticut River.
  • Pittsburgh District’s Nakita Smith 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). Nakita Smith, lead realty specialist with the Pittsburgh District, was chosen to participate in the detail program, now in its eighth year.
  • Los Angeles District’s Jose Paredez 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). Jose Paredez, a civil engineer with the Los Angeles District, was chosen to participate in the detail program, now in its eighth year.
  • New Orleans District’s Canda Lorson 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). Canda Lorson, a hydrologist with the New Orleans District, was chosen to participate in the detail program, now in its eighth year.
  • August

    Jacksonville District’s Ian Markovich 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). Ian Markovich, a biologist with the Jacksonville District, was chosen to participate in this detail program.
  • Sacramento District’s Joe Hernandez 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). Joe Hernandez, an economist with the Sacramento District, has been chosen to participate in the detail program.
  • Kansas City District's Michael Mansfield 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). Michael Mansfield, a river engineer in training (EIT) with the Kansas City District was chosen to participate in the detail program.
  • Portland District's Garrett Hall 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). Garrett Hall, senior mechanical engineer with the Portland District’s Dalles Lock and Dam, has been chosen as a participant for this developmental program.
  • Sacramento District's Kyle Bayliff 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). Kyle Bayliff, a chemist with the Sacramento District, has been chosen to participate in the detail program.
  • ERDC researchers support the USA Luge team in quest for Olympic Gold

    Sliding on ice at speeds exceeding 90 mph is terrifying for most people, but the USA Luge team is seeking assistance from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) along with academic and industry leaders to go even faster.
  • IWR’s Michael Deegan 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). Michael Deegan Ph.D., social scientist with the USACE Institute for Water Resources in Alexandria, Virginia, has been chosen to participate in the detail program.
  • July

    Three inducted into Waterways Experiment Station Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees

    A new group of U.S. Army Engineer and Research Development Center (ERDC) retirees were celebrated for their contributions and enshrined into the agency’s most esteemed collective in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Dr. Alfred Cofrancesco, Patti Duett, and Dr. William Grogan were inducted into the Waterways Experiment Station (WES) Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees during the agency's Induction Ceremony Thursday, July 27, at the ERDC Headquarters Auditorium. The achievement is the highest honor a former ERDC-WES site employee could accomplish, and the newest inductees bring the total number of gallery members to 116.