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  • November

    ERDC welcomes new GRL Director David Hibner

    David Hibner was selected to the Senior Executive Service and began serving as the new director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL) September 26, 2022. Along with his duties as GRL director, Hibner also serves as the director of the Army Geospatial Center (AGC) and the Geospatial Information Officer of the Army.
  • May

    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.
  • ERDC synergizes at the Army Engineer Association industry exhibit

    From April 24 to 28, a team of U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) representatives attended the exhibit portion of the Army Engineer Association (AEA) Regimental Week at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
  • Using a “Big Data” approach to find threats, fight terror

    Whether at home or abroad, the main goal of any commander is to keep Soldiers safe. With that in mind, researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) have been using large amounts of historical data, social media activity and news articles to identify the best indicators of when and where a terrorist attack may take place. This “Big Data” approach uses massive amounts of available information, along with high-end parallel computing, to find important clues that aid in the fight against rogue activities.
  • February

    ERDC researchers earn six Black Engineer of the Year Awards

    Six researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) were chosen to receive top honors at the 2021 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA), an event held virtually Feb. 13.
  • December

    ERDC researcher excels as emergency responder software inventor

    As an intern and later a full-time research engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL), Dr. Michelle Hamilton invented a system for Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, which was patented in September 2020 for emergency responders’ use in prioritizing key geolocations for support allocations and mitigation efforts.
  • November

    ERDC scientist creates algorithm to distinguish the forest from the trees

    When people think about the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), there are many innovative solutions that come to mind — from blast-proof wallpaper used to protect employees at the Pentagon to the rover wheels created for landing on the moon.
  • RD20 fosters collaboration

    With scientists, engineers and other professionals spread across seven laboratories and multiple fields sites across the country, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) network is vast. But last week, ERDC hosted a virtual symposium – RD20 – with the goal of further connecting researchers scattered in various laboratories and locations throughout the country to enhance the organization’s ability to solve the nation’s toughest engineering challenges.
  • July

    ERDC scientist receives patent for Soldiers’ 3-D terrain support

    Recognizing that accurate and timely terrain models are critical for Soldiers in many areas of the world, scientists at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL) invented a cost-efficient method to generate high-resolution 3-D terrain data using existing unmanned platforms.
  • May

    ERDC researchers model COVID-19 for the Nation

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – When the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Dr. Brandon Lafferty sleeps these days, he dreams about predictive models. That’s because since mid-March, Lafferty, a researcher from the ERDC Environmental Laboratory, has been helping lead ERDC’s Modelling and Simulation Team develop the ERDC Susceptible Exposed Infected Recovered ⸺ or SEIR ⸺ model for COVID-19, and it’s an intense effort.
  • October

    Researchers named senior scientific technical managers

    VICKSBURG, Miss. ⸺ Four U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center team members were recently named senior scientific technical managers Sept. 29, 2019.
  • July

    Geospatial Research Laboratory team receives water quality patent

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.—A test and purify invention worthy of a patent can be used for cleaner and safer
  • Kiene to receive Meritorious Service Award at the Joint Women's Leadership Symposium

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (June 28, 2019) -- Martha Kiene, division chief with the U.S. Army Engineer
  • June

    Researchers awarded notice for patents

    U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Geospatial Research Laboratory, Data and
  • May

    Corps Little Rock District’s Payne selected for ERDC University

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s outreach program, ERDC University, welcomed fiscal year 2019 participants during kickoff week in March, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District’s former Natural Resources Specialist and current Executive Assistant Kathleen Payne repeated a visit to ERDC as one of six selectees.
  • January

    Geospatial Research Laboratory conducts unmanned aerial systems collection in Nevada

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (December 10, 2018) - The Unmanned Aerial Systems team at the U.S. Army Engineer
  • September

    Scientist wins 2017 USACE Innovator of the Year Award

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Sept. 11, 2017) -- Dr. Richard Massaro of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and
  • June

    Castillo named Information Generation and Management Branch chief

    Katlyn Castillo has been named chief of the Information Generation and Management Branch of the U.S.
  • Hughes selected GRL Management Integration Office chief

    Elisa Hughes has been selected as the chief of the Management Integration Office for the U.S. Army
  • April

    GRL scientist wins award for innovation

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command has announced that Physical Scientist Dr. Richard Massaro of the U.S.