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  • July

    ERDC researchers combat corrosion and mold at Crane Army Ammunition Activity

    In Crane, Indiana, researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are assisting in a critical battle against time and nature. Within the vast expanses of Crane Army Ammunition Activity (CAAA), lie thousands of Earth Covered Magazines (ECMs) — crucial semi-buried bunkers that safeguard the nation's munitions and explosives.
  • May

    ERDC’s H2Rescue demonstrated on Capitol Hill

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) H2Rescue made its way to Capitol Hill to the inaugural World Fire Congress in Washington, D.C.
  • April

    ERDC researcher using insects to help the Warfighter and the Nation

    ERDC's Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) is known to discover, develop, deliver and sustain trusted engineering and scientific solutions impacting built and natural infrastructure for the Warfighter and the Nation. Researcher Anne McCarthy takes that mission seriously, so she's called in Madagascar hissing cockroaches for her project "Insect antennae for odorant-driven real-time decision processing," which basically means their antennae will help identify and sense chemicals in an area.
  • March

    Volcon delivers ERDC’s first all-electric Stag Utility Terrain Vehicle

    Thanks to the latest delivery at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center's (ERDC) Contingency Basing Integration Training and Evaluation Center (CBITEC), the push to electrify the battlefield is one step closer.
  • ERDC research aims to model, combat respiratory infections

    A cross-laboratory team of U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) researchers has launched a new project that seeks to revolutionize the way military bases prepare for and combat respiratory infections, with implications that could reach far beyond military installations and into public spaces across the globe.
  • February

    ERDC team helps preserve history for Colorado’s Burgess-Capps Cabin

    With the help of an interdisciplinary team at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), the U.S. Air Force Academy Cultural Resources Management Office has plans for future rehabilitation and preservation of the historic Burgess-Capps Cabin in Colorado, keeping it standing for years to come.
  • 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.
  • ERDC researchers revive history of World War II Black art exhibit in Arizona

    With the help of the Cultural Resources team at the U.S. Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), the historic legacy of Black World War II era artists at Fort Huachuca, Arizona is being uncovered again.
  • January

    ERDC’s Wittrock named CERL Research Assistant of the Year

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) named Joseph Wittrock the lab’s 2023 Research Assistant of the Year.
  • ERDC’s Josefik honored for advancing emergency response

    Nicholas Josefik, an industrial engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research Development Center (ERDC), was recently recognized at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Under Secretary’s Awards Ceremony for leading a team in the development of a one-of-a-kind emergency response vehicle.
  • November

    Unmanned Ground Vehicles successfully demonstrated at PNTAX ‘23

    The Robotics for Engineer Operations (REO) team at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) successfully conducted demonstrations of their Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) without the use of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) at the Position, Navigation, Timing Assessment Experiment (PNTAX).
  • 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.
  • March

    ERDC-CERL team transitions ERDC HVAC controls retrofit technology

    A team of researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) and Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) are working to address challenges of energy efficiency for specific older heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems within the Department of Defense.
  • USACE R&D Day at the University of Illinois a huge success

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently held a Research and Development (R&D) Day at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).
  • January

    Robotics for Engineering Operations team participate in Project Convergence 2022

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineer Research Laboratory (CERL) Robotics for Engineering Operations (REO) team recently participated in Project Convergence 2022 (PC22).
  • ERDC-CERL employees honored with 2020 Silver Medal award

    A team from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) was honored by NASA for their work in a contest using 3D printing to create housing options not only on Earth, but also in space.
  • October

    Revising History: CERL archaeologist extends work outside the laboratory

    Supervisory Archaeologist Dr. George Calfas with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Construction Engineer Research Laboratory is taking his passions outside the workplace to reach a wider audience, and in turn, changing the narrative of history.
  • September

    ERDC R&D underpins harmful algal bloom removal technology at Ohio demonstration

    VICKSBURG, Miss.– U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) researchers attended a demonstration of freshwater harmful algae removal technology at William H. Harsha Lake in Batavia, Ohio, September 15. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources H2Ohio Program hosted the event, with industry partners Woolpert, an architecture, engineering, geospatial and strategic consulting firm, and AECOM, an infrastructure and engineering company presenting the technology. The Harmful Algal Bloom Interception, Treatment, and Transformation System (HABITATS) underpins the harmful algal bloom (HAB) removal unit demonstrated at the lake, which is located just outside of Cincinnati.
  • August

    Forged Under Fire: Near-death experience galvanizes leadership principles for ERDC’s Vargas

    During Lt. Col. Rico Vargas’ first deployment to Iraq in 2006, he was injured when the Stryker he was riding in struck a buried improvised explosive device.
  • July

    CERL Team develops new decision support tool

    A U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Construction Engineer Research Laboratory (CERL) team has been working to develop a tool called Facility Investment Analytics, or FIA. FIA is a decision support tool for the Installation Program Evaluation Group Program Objective Memorandum planning that generates prioritized Facility Investment Plan data based on critical infrastructure requirements from Army senior leaders and risk prioritization analysis.