Research breakthrough garners patent
NATICK, Mass.—Joint research by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Miss., and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center (Natick) has developed a family of new cloth-type structural components named “Hydrostatically Enabled Structural Elements,” or HESEs.
STEM internship opens a world of possibilities for high school student
TULSA, Okla. - At the completion of her STEM internship at the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hannah Blankenship was invited to write a commentary about her experience. It seems this high school senior learned a lot more than she expected during the internship. How could the Army Corps of Engineers be such a widespread and dynamic government entity that is involved in so many aspects of people's lives but not even be in the vocabulary of the average high school student?
New STEM agreement strengthens USACE support of DODEA
STUTTGART, Germany -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general made a pitch to spur more interest in science, technology, engineering and math among American students during a visit May 14 to Patch High School.
ERDC researchers contribute to historic honor
A pair of researchers with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center have been recognized for their significant contributions to the Army’s selection as a 2012 Top 100 Global Innovators Award. Bartley Durst and Toney Cummins with the ERDC Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory were named two of the top 20 inventors in the Army for 2009-2011.
Senior scientist joins elite group
“For his ability to effectively communicate technical issues to the public, fellow engineers and Members of Congress, his demonstrated leadership in forensic civil engineering; and for his significant contributions to structural assessments following catastrophic events." This citation was read April 22 when the American Association of Engineering Societies presented the Norm Augustine Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Communications to Dr. Paul Mlakar.