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  • July

    CRREL and TEC Hold Exploiting Sensing for Patterns Work

    ERDC’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) and Topographic Engineering Center (TEC) recently held the first of a series of coordinated experiments under the Exploiting Sensing for Patterns (ESP) work unit within the Geospatial Research and Engineering focus area.
  • Survivability Demo – Attendees Walk in Soldiers’ Shoes

    It is early evening, nearing the end of a long and exhausting day. The relentless sun has yet to show signs of cooling and everyone is hoping for a few hours of relaxation – and then the first explosion sounds.
  • GSL’s Mlakar Participates in Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Meeting

    ERDC Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory’s Dr. Paul Mlakar recently participated in the annual meeting of the Engineering Accreditation Commission’s Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) held recently in Arlington, Va.
  • Monitor Our Flight: Students Set to Launch Weather Balloon

    The community is invited to monitor the flight of the ham radio equipped weather balloon flight to be launched as part of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) summer program for high school students, Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS).
  • NORAD–USNORTHCOM Team Visits ERDC’s Permafrost Research Center

    ERDC’s Permafrost Research Center at Fox, Alaska, recently hosted a headquarters contingent from the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM).
  • ERDC Researchers Receive Legends Award

    Dr. Kathleen Perales and Scott Jackson, ERDC Environmental Laboratory, received the 2012 Legends Award by the American Recreation Coalition.
  • Hero on a LARC: Engineering Tech Sheds Shoes, Saves Lives

    After a day of gathering coastal survey information, it was time to wash the Army Corps of Engineers Lighter, Amphibious, Resupply, Cargo (LARC) vessel and head back to the office, then home for the evening.
  • ERDC Plays Role in TRB Marine Transportation System Conference

    ERDC was well represented at the recent biennial Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Marine Transportation System (MTS) Conference “Diagnosing the Marine Transportation System: Measuring Performance and Targeting Improvement.”
  • ERDC’s Research Accomplishments Cited in Risk Analysis, an International Journal

    ERDC has contributed significantly to the field of risk analysis and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was one of the first agencies to embrace these tools.
  • ERDC Co-Planner of 5th Spatial Socio-Cultural Knowledge Workshop

    ERDC and the United Kingdom’s Defence Geographic Centre co-planned the recent 5th Spatial Socio-Cultural Knowledge Workshop at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, located in Shrivenham.
  • New York University Seeks out Scallops at CRREL

    ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory’s (CRREL) flume in the Ice Engineering Facility was center stage for two weeks in May, as the National Science Foundation sponsored New York University’s (NYU) research into the phenomena of ice scallops.
  • ERDC and NH ARNG Erect Tower to Study Net Zero Possibilities

    ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) and the New Hampshire Army National Guard (NH ARNG) are conducting a meteorological study for the possible development of a net-zero (energy) training facility in Center Strafford, N.H.
  • ERDC’s Contributions Recognized by SAME Sustainability Citation

    ERDC recently received the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) 2011 Education & Outreach Sustainability Award Honorable Mention citation for education and outreach in federally mandated fossil fuel reductions and renewable energy integration through its team efforts with Bioengineering Group, University of Virginia and Arizona State University.
  • June

    DOD HPCMP Receives IDC Innovation Award

    Department of Defense (DOD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) Director John West with ERDC’s Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) has led a program that recently won the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) 2012 Innovation Excellence Award.
  • Corps of Engineers Pilots COBie

    The Construction-Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie) project, published as a part of the U.S. national Building Information Model (BIM) standard earlier this year, is being implemented on major Corps of Engineers projects.
  • ERDC Helps Student Earn Best Design Cognition Paper

    ERDC Environmental Laboratory (EL) Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Student Matthew Wood recently earned Best Design Cognition Paper with colleagues from Carnegie Mellon University at the Design Computing and Cognition 12 Conference at the Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
  • ERDC’s East Keynote Speaker at ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering

    ERDC Construction Engineering Research Laboratory’s Dr. Bill East gave the opening keynote address recently at the 2012 American Society of Civil Engineers International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering.
  • Wright Selected for Boss Lift Program

    ERDC Human Capital Office Assistant Director Dr. Peggy Wright has been selected to participate in the 2012 Employer in Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Boss Lift.
  • DOD’s Supercomputing Program Relocates to Miss.

    ERDC has been named the lead organization for the Department of Defense (DOD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP), following Congressional approval in December 2011.
  • CHL Researchers Host CIRP Webinars

    Researchers with ERDC’s Coast and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) Coastal Inlets Research Program (CIRP) recently gave a series of two-hour webinars on "Coastal Modeling System Basics."

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