Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL)

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Removing algae from the water

Our Harmful Algal Bloom Interception, Treatment, and Transformation System (HABITATS) can remove potential algal toxins from large bodies of water.

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3D printing buildings

Our Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures (ACES) project can print custom-designed expeditionary buildings in remote locations.

Welcome

At ERDC’s Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL), we’re developing innovative technologies to support the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Nation. Learn about what we do and how you can join us.

News

ERDC researcher to be honored at Black Engineer of the Year Awards
2/22/2024
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...
ERDC researchers revive history of World War II Black art exhibit in Arizona
2/13/2024
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...
ERDC’s Wittrock named CERL Research Assistant of the Year
1/8/2024
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...