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Preservation of Historic Buildings and Structures

Technical Center of Expertise for the Preservation of Historic Buildings and Structures is USACE’s technical lead and advisory center on matters of the historic built environment falling within the agency’s responsibility under the National Historic Preservation Act. Services and deliverables are offered on a reimbursable basis, to project managers and cultural resources staff at USACE Districts, DoD installations and other federal agencies.

 Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection
The Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection Center is capable of providing the following functions: (1) Technical review of aircraft hangar designs performed by, or administered by USACE commands. (2) Review of contractor submittals, including equipment data, shop drawings, and calculations applicable to fire protection systems. (3) Assist USACE commands in conducting final acceptance testing of hangar fire protection systems. (4) Provide consultation services for design, installation, testing, and maintenance of aircraft hangar fire protection systems. (5) Develop technical guidance and guide specifications for hangar fire protection systems.
 Army Geospatial Center
The Army Geospatial Center (AGC) provides a single focal point for the Army Geospatial Enterprise, focusing on all Army geospatial information and services functions from policy to warfighting. The AGC mission is to coordinate, integrate and synchronize geospatial information requirements and standards across the Army, develop and field geospatial enterprise enabled systems and capabilities to the Army and the Department of Defense, and to provide direct geospatial support and products to Warfighters.
 Automated Performance Monitoring of Dams
The Automated Performance Monitoring of Dams is capable of providing the following functions: (1) ADVISORY ASSISTANCE FOR AUTOMATING MONITORING OF DAMS: Management of resources: programming, phasing and scheduling time, funds, expertise to obtain a functional product Determining the extent of automation Approach to data analysis Methods of procurement (2) TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR AUTOMATING MONITORING OF DAMS: System planning; configuration, compatibility System design/specifications Review designs/specifications by others Assess new or existing instrumentation for proper functionality, location, automatibility. System installation and integration Data management: software integration, database development/conversion, training Maintenance: troubleshooting, recalibration, repair, replacement.
 CAD/BIM Technology Center
The CAD/BIM Center offers a full range of technical and professional services for geospatial technologies including computer-aided Design (CAD), building information modeling (BIM), geographic information systems (GIS), and computer-aided facility management (CAFM) systems. The Center also provides centralized procurement vehicles for products and services to agencies and users of these systems.
 CEEIS Processing Centers
The CEEIS (Corps of Engineers Enterprise Infrastructure Services) Processing Centers provide a source for reporting, and resolving customer problems, or needs that will enhance productivity and quality. The CEEIS Processing Centers also maintain the operating standards which facilitate Corps-wide data administration and information exchange. The CEEIS Mission is to provide the necessary world-wide automation and communications environment for the development, deployment, operation and maintenance of ISMP resources and legacy systems 24 hours per day 7 days per week.
 Centers of Standardization
The Centers of Standardization disseminates all necessary information related to Military Transformation process and standard design development. On this site you will find internet website links to other pertinent information; all pertinent policy and procedure documents; points of contact at all the USACE COS and USACE Headquarters; and all the necessary information pertaining to each standard facility type.
 Cold Regions
The CRDX combines the unique research capabilities of CRREL with the highly specialized cold regions design and construction expertise of the Alaska District, resulting in a greatly enhanced capability to address cold regions’ challenges across the USACE Civil Works, Military, Environmental, and Interagency and International Support Programs. This partnership will strongly contribute to the USACE campaign plan, supporting Army and MILCON Transformation by leveraging our organizations' combined skills to address DOD and USACE cold regions infrastructure needs. On the civil side of things, cold regions-specific challenges include permafrost impacts on shoreline erosion, sea ice processes, and river, glacial processes, and lake ice effects on hydrology, flooding, navigation, and port design. The CRDX will also support USACE’s enabling capabilities in the area of learning organizations by helping us attract, develop, and maintain the world-class workforce that we will need to support the Army and the Nation in the future.
 Collaboration & Public Participation Center

The Collaboration & Public Participation Center assists the Corps in the collaboration, partnering, and public participation in water resources decision making. CPCX’s mission is to help Corps staff anticipate, prevent, and manage water conflicts, ensuring that the interests of the public are addressed in Corps decision making. The center achieves this mission by developing and expanding the application of collaborative tools to improve water resources decision making.

 Concrete Technology Center Roller Compacted Concrete
Provides hands-on support for planning, design, construction, testing, forensics, O&M, repair & rehabilitation, independent technical review and problem solving for USACE Districts, Military Commands and Installations, other agencies and governments, as well as criteria development support, for a wide variety of concrete structures and pavements. CTDX personnel provide expert technical assistance and testing services to USACE Districts, Military Commands and Installations, other agencies and governments in the areas of concrete materials, concrete structural and materials design, concrete construction technology, forensic studies, and repair and rehabilitation of concrete structures. Typical projects include dams, hydraulic structures, bridges, airfield pavements and roads, and buildings. The concrete involved in these projects include mass concrete, roller compacted concrete, conventional structural concrete, high performance concrete, shotcrete, slip form paving and special concretes. Services available from CTDX associates include: Concrete materials planning, investigation, design and testing Construction support RCC studies Special concrete studies (high performance concrete, shotcrete, fibrous concrete, silica fume, pavements, admixtures, etc.) Thermal analysis Dam/lock/hydraulic structure design Specifications Independent Technical Reviews (ITR) and technical peer reviews Repair & rehabilitation Forensics Instrumentation Pavement materials design Criteria preparation, coordination and review training.
 Construction Equip/Cost Index Database
The Construction Equipment/Cost Index Database Directory of Expertise (DX) is established to provide the sole government source of technical data in construction equipment cost methodology in the MCACES environment for the development of all planning, design and contract award cost estimates, as well as construction modifications and claims. The center provides guidance on the use the Civil Works Construction Cost Index System.
 Corrosion Control & Cathodic Protection
Upon request, the designated DX is capable of providing the following functions on the Corrosion Control and Cathodic Protection Systems and their related matters: (1) Production of corrosion control and cathodic protection system designs. (2) Consulting services in all phases of corrosion control and cathodic protection system planning, design, construction, final acceptance testing, operation, and maintenance. (3) Technical review of corrosion control and cathodic protection system designs performed by, or administered by USACE commands. (4) Review of contractor submittals, including equipment data, shop drawings, and calculations. (5) Inspect, survey, test, evaluate, and develop technical reports on existing cathodic protection systems maintained by the government for both military and civil works projects. (6) Develop technical guidance and guide specifications upon request by the HQUSACE.
 Cost Engineering for Civil Works

The Civil Works Cost Engineering and Agency Technical Review Mandatory Center of Expertise (MCX) with Technical Expertise (TCX) duties, located at the Walla Walla District Cost Engineering Branch, is comprised of multiple levels of roles and responsibilities. These roles include items within a TCX that are structured to provide technical support and assistance, various cost tools, and resources to Headquarters (HQ) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); division command or Major Subordinate Command (MSC) and/or district command or operating MSC; and MSC elements on cost engineering issues. The cost center includes technical expertise related to cost product development including current regulations and guidance, estimate development, scheduling, and cost and schedule risk development. The MCX is structured to provide a mandatory agency technical review (ATR) center and Support for Others Program for Civil Works Projects.

Website can be found at:  http://www.nww.usace.army.mil/Missions/CostEngineering.aspx

 Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

The USACE Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (UCIC) MCX mission is to assure that new and existing projects and facilities with control systems that are owned and operated by USACE are secured and authorized according to applicable DoD and Army regulations. The center serves to protect control systems throughout the system development life cycle from internal and external cyber threats and enable the systems to obtain an Authority to Operate (ATO).

 Curation/Mgmt Archaeological Collections
The Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections Center (CMAC) MCX mission areas consist of the following: a. Curation of archaeological materials. b. Curation of associated documentation. c. Collections management. d. Collections management database development. e. Special purpose design and construction requirements of curation facilities. f. Assistance, when requested and on a cost-reimbursable basis, other Army major commands, Department of Defense services and agencies, and other federal, state, and local government agencies. g. Interagency coordination for the curation of archaeological collections.
 Dam Safety Modification Mandatory Center of Expertise

The Dam Safety Modification Mandatory Center of Expertise (DSMMCX) is co-located with the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Dam Safety Production Center (DSPC) at the USACE, Huntington District Headquarters in Huntington, West Virginia. It was established in accordance with Operation Order 2011-14, along with the seven regional Dam Safety Production Centers, to develop the “expertise to deliver dam safety modifications, so critical to the continued safe operation” of the USACE inventory of dams. Roles and responsibilities for the DSMMCX are laid out in ER 10-1-51, 28 September 2012.

Website can be found at: http://www.lrh.usace.army.mil/Missions/DSMMCX.aspx

 Defense National Relocation Program
The Defense National Relocation Program is designed to provide the following functions: 1. Hotline Service: 1-800-344-2501 2. Client services counselor 3. Destination services 4. Guaranteed home sale service with marketing assistance 5. Property management
 Electronic Security Center
The Electronic Security Center (ESC) is responsible for reviewing all design and test submittals for Army electronic security systems, including intrusion detection, CCTV alarm assessment, and entry control systems. The Center can provide complete electronic security planning and design services upon request.
 Engineering Management Systems
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineer Research Laboratory (USACERL), is the Center of Expertise for Engineered Management Systems (EMS). The following reimbursable services are provided: a. Complete turnkey implementation of EMSs b. Inspection and condition assessment surveys c. Technical support for EMS users d. Training for EMS inspectors and software users, to include information briefings for Commanders e. Development of annual and long range work plans and providing reports based on installation ‘s data base f. Budget forecasting and justification g. Development of GIS presentation of inventory, condition, and work plans h. Generation of other analysis using EMSs, including “what-if” analysis, condition prediction, and life-cycle cost analysis i. Customization of EMS software to meet the specific analysis or reporting requirements of an installation, MACOM, or other organization. Providing back-up for installation EMS databases.
 Environmental and Munitions
As of Nov. 11, 2007, the Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Center of Expertise (HTRW CX) out of Omaha aligned with the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s Military Munitions Center of Expertise (MM CX) to form the Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise (EM CX). The organizational move did not require the Omaha employees to relocate to Huntsville. It is a virtual realignment. There are four divisions in the EM CX:
- Environmental Engineering and Geology Division, CEHNC-CX-EG
- Environmental Compliance and Management Division, CEHNC-CX-EC
- Environmental Sciences Division, CEHNC-CX-ES
- Military Munitions Division, CEHNC-CX-MM
 Fuel Facilities (Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants)
The Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants Center is capable of providing the following functions: (1) Preparation of POL Systems designs. (2) Review POL Systems design submittals. (3) Telephone and on-site consulting services in all phases of POL Systems design, construction, operation and maintenance. (4) Review of DD 1391's that identify POL Systems during the MSC DD 1391 review and certification process. (5) Perform POL Systems surveys. (6) Provide advice on expansion of existing POL Systems. (7) Review shop drawings and other technical submittals.
 Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Control Systems
The center supports USACE in the development of criteria, research and development and technology transfer. Upon request, the center will provide complete design and construction support services and advisory assistance to others.
 Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning

The U.S. Army Engineering Support Center Huntsville, Heating , Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Technical Center of Expertise is available on a reimbursable basis to provide technical support related to HVAC systems for various DoD elements. This support includes  answering technical questions; performing technical submittal and design reviews; providing specialized training related to HVAC systems; providing HVAC system planning and designs; investigating, identifying and solving HVAC related problems;  developing statement of work/performance work statements; developing criteria ; evaluating products/technologies; assessing condition of HVAC systems; providing commissioning related oversight; conducting performance verification / acceptance testing and monitoring of HVAC systems; and conducting HVAC related energy performance audits/studies. Contact (256) 895-1727 or (256) 895-1718 for more information.

 Homeowners Assistance Program
The Homeowners Assistance Program is capable of providing the following functions: a. Hotline Service Numbers: Savannah 1-800-861-8144; Fort Worth 1-888-231-7751; Sacramento 1-800-811-5532 b. Applicants counselor c. Government acquisition d. Private sale benefits e. Foreclosure benefits
 Hydroelectric Design Center
The Hydroelectric Design Center (HDC) exists to service the Corps in executing its hydroelectric and large pumping plant missions. HDC does all size projects, from non-routine maintenance design to major rehabilitation and total plant design. It has extensive expertise in rehabilitation programs, testing of major equipment and systems, failure analysis, seismic design, power plant control and data acquisition, and more. It also works closely with the Hydropower Analysis Center in Portland, Oregon, for analysis of power system operation and economics. HDC was established to maintain the capability and proficiency required for the planning, engineering, design, and criteria development for all existing and new hydroelectric power plants and large flood control or water supply pumping plants. Engineering Regulation (ER 1110-2-109) provides, in detail, the Corps requirements to use HDC and provides guidance for interfacing the resources of HDC with the requesting field office.
 Hydrologic Engineering Center
The Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), an element of the Institute for Water Resources, US Army Corps of Engineers, exists to support the Corps Civil Works water resources management responsibilities by increasing the Corps technical capability in hydrologic engineering and water resources planning and management. HEC provides services of research, training, and technical assistance that reflect the state-of-the-art in hydrologic engineering and closely associated planning analysis. Major products are technical methods documents, computer software and user’s manuals, and technical assistance. The products are developed for the Corps; however, they are available to the public.
 Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cybersecurity Technical Center of Expertise
The Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cybersecurity Technical Center of Expertise at the Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville promotes cybersecurity awareness and provides technical services related to ICS cybersecurity for military construction (MILCON) projects; sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) projects; and operations and maintenance (O&M) efforts to ensure USACE delivers cyber secure facilities to its military customers. The TCX supports USACE and external organizations in the development and review of ICS acquisition packages, ICS inventory and facility audits, and the development, review and oversight of ICS Risk Management Framework (RMF) execution in accordance with Department of Defense requirements.
 Inland Navigation Design Center

The Inland Navigation Design Center Mandatory Center of Expertise (INDC) provides engineering, design, analysis and review services for studies, new locks, new navigation dams, major rehabilitation of existing inland navigation locks and dams, and significant inland navigation lock and dam operations and maintenance projects. It’s team of skilled specialists promote quality and consistency in design, and ensures technical competency for Corps projects and beyond.

 Installation Support Center of Expertise
The Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville serves as the Installation Support Center of Expertise. partners with Corps of Engineers' districts and labs to provide support in public works business processes, systems, training and contingency support. It provides quality engineering and design services in areas such as conforming storage facilities, intrusion detection systems, utility monitoring and control systems, and ranges and training lands management. It also provides innovative services in privatization and competitive sourcing; facility operation, maintenance, repair and rehabilitation; fire protection; furniture and furnishings; and environmental planning. The ISCX is committed to providing outstanding mission and quality of life support to military installations.
 Institute for Water Resources
The IWR provides the following services: studying and evaluating water resources policy issues; conducting national-scope studies on various aspects of water resources development; examining potential new civil works missions; performing program analysis and evaluation studies; R&D of new techniques to address economic, social, institutional, and environmental issues; training and technical assistance in the use of innovative formulation and evaluation approaches; and, developing and maintaining navigation planning data bases and models.
 Interior Design and Space Planning
The Center's work can be categorized into the following types of services: • Building Related, Furniture Related and Comprehensive Interior Design services including planning, scopes of work, design, design review, procurement, and placement. • Advise commands on establishing interior design capability within their offices. • Monitor technological advancements relative to furniture, furnishings, and finish materials through liaison with industry and Government agencies. Participate in continuous training to maintain staff qualified to provide in-house design and review services to others. • Attend and participate in technical meetings and conferences to develop industry, agency, and professional association contacts and to keep abreast of current technology. • Assist HQUSACE proponent and CEHR in the development and presentation of interior design training. • Assist HQUSACE in developing and updating planning, programming, design, Unified Federal Guide Specifications, and execution guidance related to interior design. • Provide technical advice to the HQUSACE, USACE activities, and other federal customers.
 Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Center
The Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX) mission is to perform operations, research, and development in airborne lidar bathymetry and complementary technologies to support the coastal mapping and charting requirements of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the US Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). JALBTCX staff includes engineers, scientists, hydrographers, and technicians from the USACE Mobile District, the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO), the USACE Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), and NOAA National Geodetic Survey.

JALBTCX executes survey operations using the Compact Hydrographic Airborne Rapid Total Survey (CHARTS) system and industry-based coastal mapping and charting systems. CHARTS is our in-house survey capability that includes an Optech, Inc., SHOALS-3000 lidar instrument integrated with an Itres CASI-1500 hyperspectral imager. CHARTS collects either 20 kHz topographic lidar data or 3 kHz bathymetric lidar data, each concurrent with digital RGB and hyperspectral imagery. Survey operations support the USACE National Coastal Mapping Program and NAVOCEANO nautical charting missions. Survey personnel include contracted employees of Fugro Pelagos Inc.

JALBTCX research and development supports and leverages work in government, industry, and academics to advance airborne lidar and coastal mapping and charting technology and applications. Collaborations currently include the US Geological Survey, NASA Wallops, US Naval Research Lab, ERDC System Wide Water Research Program, NOAA NGS, Optech International, Office of Naval Research, ERDC Topographic Engineering Center, the University of Southern Mississippi, Ohio State University, the University of Florida, University of New Hampshire, and Duke University.
 Marine Design Center
The Marine Design Center is the Corps of Engineers center of expertise and experience for the development and application of innovative strategies and technologies for naval architecture and marine engineering. They provide total project management including planning, engineering, and shipbuilding contract management in support of Corps, Army, and national water resource projects in peacetime, and augments the military construction capacity in time of national emergency or mobilization.
 Medical Facilities
The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Medical Facilities Mandatory Center of Expertise and Standardization (CEHNC-ED-MX), is designated as the Medical Facilities Mandatory Center of Expertise (MCX) for medical facility design. The MCX is established to support engineering, planning, design, evaluation, and criteria development for the execution of Department of Defense Medical (DoDM), Army, designated Air Force and Navy, and Support for Other (SFO) medical and medical research facilities design programs (Category Code 500, including hospitals, dental and/or health clinics, medical research and laboratory facilities, veterinary facilities, and other designated special medical related facilities).
 National Ecosystem Planning Center of Expertise

The National Ecosystem Planning Center of Expertise was established in 2003 to improve the quality and effectiveness of the planning process for large and complex water resources projects. Specializing in ecosystem restoration mitigation planning, the center directs and coordinates technical review, review plan development, study management, research and development, report preparation, training and modeling.

 Paint Technology Center
The Paint Technology Center advises subordinate commands on design, installation, and maintenance; provides consultation on painting problems; improved paint and coating performance; surface preparation and application; and paint inspection techniques and standards. In addition, it performs R&D, training, and maintains painting guide specifications and manuals.
 Photogrammetric Mapping
Photogrammetric mapping services include the following: 1. Airborne GPS Controlled Photogrammetry 2. LIDAR Data Acquisition and Processing 3. GIS Development 4. Digital Orthophotography 5. Large & Small Scale Topographic Mapping 6. Remote Sensing 7. Land-use Classification 8. Softcopy Photogrammetry 9. Historical Photography Searches 10. Cost Estimating.
 Planning Centers of Expertise

In August 2003, the Director of Civil Works designated five national Planning Centers of Expertise to enhance the Corps' planning capability for inland navigation, deep draft navigation, ecosystem restoration, hurricane and storm damage reduction, flood damage reduction, and water supply and reallocation.

The role of the Planning Centers is to focus on plan formulation and the complex technical evaluation associated with formulation. Each Planning Center is led by a team of experts specialized in plan formulation, environmental sciences, economics, and related technical disciplines.

USACE Flood Risk Management Center of Expertise

USACE Ecosystem Restoration

USACE Inland Navigation

USACE Deep Draft Navigation USACE Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction

USACE Water Supply and Reallocation 

 Protective Design Center

The mandatory center of expertise (MCX) for protective design was created to maintain state-of-the-art technical expertise in, and provide expert support to, the following mission areas:
- Design to resist the effects of conventional weapons.
- Design to resist the effects of accidental explosions and design of munition and ammunition storage, maintenance, and production facilities.
- Design to resist the effects of nuclear weapons.
- Design that provides protection from chemical agents, biological agents, or radiological agents.
- Design that provides electromagnetic pulse (EMP) protection and design that mitigates electronic emanations from systems processing classified data (TEMPEST)
- Design for security engineering, including physical security and force protection/anti-terrorism. This design also includes threat and vulnerability assessments and identifying the need for electronic security systems (ESS), but does not include ESS design. For expertise in ESS design, refer to the Electronic Security Systems Mandatory Center of Expertise.
- Support to HQDA physical security program as assigned by AR 190-13.

 Range and Training Land Program
The MCX for Range and Training Land Program (RTLP) is established to maintain state-of-the-art technical expertise for the planning, programming, design, and construction of Army training ranges and selected indoor training facilities. Technical expertise in this area includes (1) ballistics analysis, facility planning, design, and construction (2) facility safety review, and (3) Army/USMC Standard Designs.
 Rapid Response HTRW Center
The Rapid Response Center of Expertise is capable of providing the following special functions: 1. Time critical Remediation/Removal Project Execution 2. Rapid Response Site “Start Up” and Transition to traditional District for final execution 3. HQUSACE “Tiger Team” Support 4. Cost Reimbursable Contract Management Training 5. Cost Reimbursement Contract Oversight Assistance 6. Site Support to USACE Team 7. Site Support to Other Federal Agencies
 Readiness Support Center

The Readiness Support Center (RSC), a Headquarters USACE element aligned under the Mobile District, serves as an enterprise center of expertise dedicated to ensuring and improving USACE’s capability to respond to civil and military contingencies under the Directorate of Contingency Operations, Office of Homeland Security. The RSC manages and executes four national programs to support that overarching goal: Training, Exercise, Accreditation, Modeling and Simulation (TEAMS), the Emergency Management Continuous Improvement Program (EMcip), the Deployable Tactical Operations System (DTOS) Program, and ENGLink. The TEAMS program provides training and exercise development, personnel and organizational accreditation, and disaster modeling and simulation. The goal of EMcip is to implement a deliberate continuous improvement process for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery activities under USACE’s own authorities through Public Law 84-99, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the National Response Framework, and in support to DoD. The DTOS program is a coordination of both teams and equipment to provide critical communications in the event of significant manmade or natural disasters in the United States, the District of Columbia, and the territories of the United States. ENGLink is an enterprise-wide, web-based application used to support military and civil contingencies. The database provides real-time tracking of personnel and events as well as personnel and team readiness and availability. The RSC also provides fiscal management and administrative support for emergency management training requirements across the USACE enterprise and serves as a venue for the majority of USACE’s emergency response training requirements.

 Real Estate Systems National Center
Provides functional support, quality assurance, quality control, and training to support the Divisions and Districts that utilize REMIS, RECIS, HAPMIS & RFMIS-RD for their real estate business activities. Technical support and quality assurance of contract support services to operate and maintain the systems will be provided by CE-CI. RESNC, assisted by the support contractors, will continue to update and provide hotline service for REMIS, RECIS, HAPMIS and RFMIS-RD, manage their integration or interfacing with other systems, and manage additional Real Estate system enhancement work. REMIS Hotline Support: hotline@engeniusinc.com or (256) 722-1303/ (866) 780-4204.
 Sign Standards Program
The MCX provides technical guidance and support to districts to comply with and implement the Sign Standards Program for Civil Works Projects, as set forth in ER 1130-2-500. In addition, the Center provides engineering for lock and dam and other waterway signs.
 Supercomputing Resource Center
The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi, is the premier research and development laboratory complex for the Corps of Engineers. ERDC does critical research in the Tri-Service Reliance areas of Civil Engineering, Environmental Quality, and Environmental Sciences. Originally established as an Army Supercomputer Center in 1989, ERDC became the first High Performance Computing (HPC) Major Shared Resource Center (MSRC) in 1993 as part of the DoD HPC Modernization Program (HPCMP). The name was changed to the ERDC DoD Supercomputing Resource Center (DSRC) in 2009. Physically located in the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) at ERDC, the ERDC DSRC is one of six DSRCs supported by the HPCMP. International access to the ERDC DSRC HPC systems is provided through the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) and the Internet.
 Survey Engineering and Mapping Center

The Survey Engineering and Mapping Center is capable of providing the following functions:

1. Technology consulting
2. Application of new technology to projects
3. Custom software development
4. A-E contracting assistance
5. Training
6. Engineering documentation

 Transportation Systems Center

The MCX for Transportation Systems Center was established to support the Army's mission for training, operations, and mobilization by providing expertise in the design, construction, and evaluation of military airfields, railroads, and roadways. The engineering of military transportation systems is a highly specialized field and is critical to the security and readiness of the Nation.

 Tribal Nations Technical Center of Expertise
 Utility Monitoring & Control System
The MCX for Utility Monitoring & Control Sytems (UMCS) is responsible for reviewing all design and test submittals for UMCS and similar computer based monitoring and control systems. The MCX can provide complete planning and design services upon request for virtually any type of distributed computer based monitoring and control system.
 Water Resources Remote Sensing/GIS Technology Center
The Water Resources Remote Sensing/GIS Technology Center is the Corps’ center of expertise for civil works remote sensing and GIS. The Center’s mission is to provide assistance to the FOAs in the application of remote sensing and GIS to Corps water resources mission requirements. This includes: 1. Assisting the Corps user community in applying remote sensing and geospatial data management and analysis techniques to meet mission requirements; 2. Improving understanding of satellite, aircraft, and in situ sensors; 3. Demonstrating the use of sensor data through cooperative development of application; 4. Integrating remotely sensed data into spatial data management systems and models; 5. Analyzing geospatial data and developing applications; 6. Improving data throughput to increase benefits from the use of geospatial and multitemporal data; 7. Establishing cooperative programs with districts, other programs, and other agencies to leverage expertise and funding; 8. Transferring the technology through training and publications; 9.Providing one stop assistance through the RSGISC from Corps and non-Corps sources; 10. Providing no cost short term assistance.