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  • February

    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.
  • June

    The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) hosts GEMS camp

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) recently held a Gains in Education in Mathematics & Science (GEMS) camp. The program is part of the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP), which exposes young people to career paths in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and which offers many options ranging from middle school to graduate studies. Traditionally, CERL hosts a middle school and a high school GEMS camp each summer.
  • ERDC-CERL managing project, awarding a $17.5 million battery contract to Lockheed Martin

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Operational Energy (OE) team at the Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) was selected to provide management for a flow battery at Fort Carson, Colorado. The team was selected based on its previous work with a research and development a flow battery prototype. ERDC-CERL is also awarding a $17.5 million contract to Lockheed Martin to prepare the Fort Carlson site, as well as to construct and demonstrate the flow battery. The $17.5 million agreement between ERDC and Lockheed Martin represents the largest dollar amount awarded as a result of submissions through the ERDCWERX platform to date.
  • May

    Honoring over 35 years of service

    On Friday, May 6, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Corey Hill was honored with a retirement ceremony at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Construction Engineer Research Laboratory (CERL). Friends, family and co-workers were in attendance to celebrate his 35 years of military service.
  • RD22 workshop addresses R&D challenges, emphasizes strategic collaboration

    Scientists and engineers from across the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) participated in the organization’s Research and Development 2022 (RD22) workshop and symposium, April 26-28. The event was held at the Vicksburg, Mississippi, main campus and was broadcast virtually over eight time zones with more than 600 attendees.
  • April

    Construction Engineering Research Laboratory welcomes USACE commanding general for meeting and facility tour

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) recently welcomed Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and 55th Chief of Engineers, for a meeting at CERL’s facilities in Champaign, Ill.
  • March

    Construction Engineering Research Laboratory welcomes Defense Coalition of Campaign for meeting, facility tour

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Laboratory (CERL) recently welcomed the Defense Coalition of Champaign County (DC3) for a meeting at CERL’s facilities in Champaign, Ill.