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  • April

    CRREL partners with NHAS to bolster STEM education in the Upper Valley

    The U.S. Army Engineer and Research Development Center’s (ERDC) Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) has partnered with the New Hampshire Academy of Science (NHAS) to increase STEM education opportunities for middle and high school students in the Upper Valley.
  • ERDC takes award-winning robotics teams to the FIRST World Championships

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – Over two decades ago, the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC) created a robotics team that was formed with a mission to provide educational experiences for young people by promoting hands-on learning in the community. Today, Team 456 Siege Robotics is a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team that is made up of about eighteen students from across central Mississippi.
  • February

    ERDC leadership, researchers celebrate National Engineer’s Week with community outreach

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has its eyes on the future. In honor of National Engineer's Week, ERDC leadership and STEM professionals ventured into the community to attract the next wave of scientists and engineers while showcasing all the agency has to offer.
  • ERDC associate technical director earns Black Engineer of the Year Award

    Victoria “Vickey” Moore is the associate technical director of the Engineered Resilient Systems Research and Development Area in the Information Technology Lab (ITL). Moore was recently chosen to receive a Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) – awards that recognize African American scientists and engineers around the country who are shaping the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • ERDC researcher to be honored at Black Engineer of the Year Awards

    Samuel Stidwell, a research architect at the U.S. Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL), was recognized as one of the Science Spectrum Trailblazers at the 2024 Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) STEM DTX Conference.
  • Students, faculty tour ERDC during I-ACED visit

    To attract the next generation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals, the U.S. Army Engineer and Research Development Center (ERDC) hosted several universities as part of a multi-institutional partnership.
  • November

    ERDC Mobile STEM Lab connects elementary students to STEM

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is continuing efforts to introduce the community’s youth to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • September

    ERDC-Vicksburg laboratories celebrate 25th anniversary with Open House

    Laboratories from across the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) showcased their expertise, experiments and research as part of a celebration honoring the agency's 25th anniversary.
  • July

    STEM educators become students again through ERDC’s annual RESET program

    Eleven STEM instructors from across the country are adding new tools to their skill sets during an annual summer research program for teachers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
  • June

    ERDC Alumni Association presents scholarships to eight high-school graduates

    Members of the ERDC Alumni Association gathered with current ERDC employees, students and their families to present scholarships awarded by the alumni association this year to local high-school graduates.
  • May

    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.
  • April

    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.
  • February

    ERDC announces new partnerships with Vicksburg Catholic School and Porter’s Chapel Academy

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently signed an educational partnership agreement with two Vicksburg, Mississippi schools— Vicksburg Catholic School (VCS) and Porter’s Chapel Academy (PCA). These agreements ensure collaboration and the exchange of ideas between ERDC and the schools.
  • September

    National Hispanic Heritage Month: Fostering diversity and inclusivity through STEM

    Each year, September 15 marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the legacies and cultures of Hispanic American citizens who come from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has a vibrant Hispanic workforce whose contributions have helped shaped the ERDC into the world-class research organization it is today.
  • June

    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.
  • April

    ERDC team delivers annual Earth Day message to local students

    On April 20, a group from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Installation Operations Command (IOC) and Environmental Laboratory celebrated Earth Day with fourth grade students from Bowmar Avenue Elementary School in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The U.S. Army’s theme for Earth Day this year is “A Partnership for the Planet.”
  • ERDC announces dates for 2022 GEMS Camps

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) will host the Gains in Education of Math and Science (GEMS) this summer in Vicksburg, Miss. GEMS, which is sponsored by Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP), exposes 6th – 12th grade students to various aspects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and encourages them to explore STEM careers.
  • Local Boy Scouts camp out, tour ERDC

    A Vicksburg Boy Scout troop recently visited the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Waterways Experiment Station for a weekend campout and a hands-on look at some of the center’s latest and greatest technology and research.
  • March

    Inaugural ERDC Day held at Alcorn State University

    Recently, Alcorn State University (ASU) hosted a team of personnel from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for a career day. The event—known as ERDC Day— was the first of its kind to be held on the ASU campus in Lorman, Mississippi.
  • February

    ERDC researchers awarded SEED grants

    Two researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) have been awarded funds through the Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholar Seed Grant (SEED) Program.