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  • February

    ERDC engineers and scientists participate in Girl Scout workshop

    A group of female engineers and scientists from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg recently came together to speak to 30 Girl Scouts from the Vicksburg area.
  • ERDC receives patent for portable medical units

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers met the challenge to provide additional hospital rooms for COVID-19 patients by inventing portable medical units created at the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). Relieving overcrowded hospital facilities, these prefabricated containers were modified as medical isolation rooms and received U. S. Patent 11103406, titled “Airborne infectious disease isolation units and method of making using prefabricated containers.” The patent was issued in August 2021 for the six-member invention team at ERDC’s Installation Operations Command (IOC) Installation Support Division.
  • Three ERDC researchers earn Black Engineer of the Year Awards

    Three researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) were chosen to receive 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).
  • 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.
  • January

    Environmental Laboratory patent can eliminate environmentally-harmful munitions

    A multi-faceted compound that not only produces color changes when added to various Military munition concentrations is also capable of absorbing these dangerous participles for removal, thanks to precise processes invented by the Environmental Laboratory (EL) team at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
  • 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.
  • ERDC’s Durst honored as Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Laboratory Director of the Year

    Mr. Bartley Durst, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL), has been chosen for the 2022 Laboratory Director of the Year award by the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer.
  • December

    ERDC, The University of Southern Mississippi work to re-establish Gulf reefs

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), The University of Southern Mississippi (USM), the University of Kentucky and the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) continue work on a three-year collaboration to create oyster reef habitat in the northern Gulf of Mexico for experimental purposes.
  • USACE researchers collaborate with Native American tribes to improve wildrice productivity

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) researchers are working with the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and other Native American tribes to help improve wildrice (Zizania palustris) productivity.
  • ERDC Under the Lights holiday display returning for a fifth year in Vicksburg

    Plans are underway for the fifth annual ERDC Under the Lights drive-thru holiday celebration at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The event, which is open to the public, will be from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 16, 17 and 18. Visitors will enter through Gate 3, just south of the Main Gate at 3909 Halls Ferry Road
  • Stanton awarded Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal

    Terry Stanton began his career at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) more than 29 years ago, and in September, his hard work and service to the Army were recognized with one of the highest honors bestowed to employees–the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal.
  • ERDC employee recognized for 50 years of service

    Employee retention is a challenge facing businesses and government agencies across the country. Millennials and Generation Z are constant job hoppers who don’t expect to stay at one position for very long.
  • November

    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.
  • ERDC working to address energy and water resiliency

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is working to develop an Installation Energy and Water Plan (IEWP) to address resiliency for water and energy security at the ERDC Waterways Experiment Station (WES) in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • USACE summit touts innovation as key to future development

    The 2021 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Innovation Summit was conducted virtually, October 25-29.
  • 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 Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory developing new airfield matting system

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is leading a new developmental effort to design a lightweight airfield matting system that can be used to support aircraft for many missions where the AM2 is overdesigned and difficult to deploy.
  • USACE Innovation Summit set for Oct. 25-29

    With a goal in mind of shifting a risk averse culture to one that will take chances on innovative ideas, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host its virtual 2021 Innovation Summit next week from Oct. 25-29.
  • ERDC’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory tests two new rapidly deployable protection systems

    Last month, researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory unveiled two new systems that will provide additional protection to American servicemen and women in the field.
  • ERDC-Vicksburg road construction set to begin Oct. 12

    Construction will soon begin on a project to enhance accessibility, safety and infrastructure at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi. On Oct. 12, 2021, road closures will begin with a goal of improving Chesapeake Road and South Delaware Road on the west side of station near the main Halls Ferry Road entrance. Construction and road closures are expected to last through approximately May 2022.