Tag: news 2012
  • July

    Monitor Our Flight: Students Set to Launch Weather Balloon

    ContactPublic Affairs Office601-634-3188The community is invited to monitor the flight of the ham
  • December

    Joint project develops airfield damage repair materials, techniques

    Wanted: Airfield Damage Repair material, equipment and procedures to repair runways used by U.S. Air Force (USAF) fighter jets and cargo planes. The goal is to repair 120 craters in 6.5 hours using up to eight teams.
  • 11-Step program repairs airfield damage

    The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is seeking technologies to repair 120 airfield craters in 6.5 hours using eight repair teams. Researchers with ERDC’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) are currently working with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center to develop the materials and techniques, tactics and procedures (TTP) to reach that goal.
  • ERDC contractors selected for award

    The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) recently selected the Mississippi Chapter as winner of the 2011-2012 Walter R. Graalman Award at the silver level. The NCMA Mississippi Chapter consists of professionals from ERDC, the USACE Vicksburg District, L-3 Communications, Jackson State University and Stark Aerospace.
  • ERDC site Lego Teams shine in competitions

    Lego Teams at ERDC’s Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) and Topographic Engineering Center (TEC) garnered awards at the FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) Regional Qualifying Tournaments in November.
  • CERL’s Delaney selected to adjunct faculty position at NMSU

    ERDC Construction Engineering Research Laboratory’s (CERL) David Delaney was recently selected by the graduate selection committee at New Mexico State University (NMSU) to an adjunct faculty position.
  • Cold Regions Lab makes significant contributions to U.S. Arctic Research Commission report

    ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) engineers recently made significant contributions to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission report, “Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations.”
  • ERDC’s Field Research Facility deploys largest wave energy converter in U.S.

    ERDC Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory’s (CHL) Field Research Facility (FRF) in Duck, N.C., recently hosted Resolute Marine Energy for a full-scale test and evaluation of their surge wave energy converter (WEC).
  • Diagnostic system provides fast, accurate building leak detection

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is demonstrating a new technology that enables rapid, high-resolution detection of building envelope energy losses.
  • Forum connects fuel cell experts, installations

    The newly created Fuel Cell End Users Forum supports Directorates of Public Works (DPW) and other decision makers in determining fuel cell applicability at Department of Defense (DOD) installations. The forum was established by a partnership involving the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC); the Department of Energy; the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center; and industry representatives.
  • November

    Collaborative telemetry project addresses Gulf sturgeon movement

    Researchers with ERDC’s Environmental Laboratory (EL) Fish Ecology Team, along with staff at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, are working on a collaborative telemetry project to address Gulf sturgeon movement and habitat use within the project area of the Gulfport harbor expansion project in Gulfport, Miss.
  • Deere seeks cold testing at CRREL

    Researchers with John Deere recently visited ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) to take advantage of the facility’s wide ranging availability of cold for new product testing.
  • CHL’s Pre-Hurricane Sandy and Pre-Nor'easter Modeling

    ERDC Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL), working through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Reachback Operations Center (UROC), was asked by the USACE New York District to provide numerical modeling of potential inundation and overland flooding for Hurricane Sandy that made landfall on Oct. 29 and the nor'easter that followed on Nov. 7.
  • Novel technique for infilling porous materials developed

    ERDC Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory researchers, in partnership with researchers from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and the U.S. Patent Office recently published new research in the Journal of Applied Electrochemistry.
  • ERDC enters partnership with Vicksburg Warren School District

    ERDC recently entered into an educational partnership agreement with the Vicksburg Warren School District (VWSD). The educational partnership agreement will support the mutual advancement of science and technology education.
  • CERL hosts STEM outreach refresher using video gaming tool

    ERDC Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) recently hosted training by the National Center for the Advancement of STEM Education – a DimensionU Refresher workshop for middle school mathematics teachers.
  • Vicksburg LDP goes green with new organization recycling plan

    ERDC Vicksburg’s recycling efforts, in recent years, have been limited to modest amounts of paper, scrap metal and wood, as well as a few smaller items, such as prescription bottles and eyeglass and products collected on an ad hoc basis by employees. The current Leadership Development Program (LDP) class hopes to change that with the launch of a new recycling initiative.
  • Students make major contributions to fish barrier project

    Two undergraduate students employed at ERDC’s Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) during summer 2012 shared a unique experience when they contributed to a project at Chicago’s electric fish barriers.
  • CERL’s Delaney selected “Individual Expert” by the nominating committee for the Acoustical Society of America Committee on Standards

    ERDC Construction Engineering Research Laboratory’s (CERL) David Delaney was recently elected to serve a one-year term as an individual expert (IE) with the National Standards Subcommittee on Animal Bioacoustics within the Acoustical Society of America.
  • ERDC supports 12th European Regional Conference of the ISTVS

    Nov. 2, 2012ContactPublic Affairs Office601-634-3188PRETORIA, South Africa--ERDC’s International