Tag: engineer research and development center
  • Nashville District works with partners on engineering solutions at Chickamauga Lock

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is collaborating with industry, West Virginia University, Engineering Research and Development Center and Tennessee Valley Authority to find a better solution to unacceptable deterioration around Chickamauga Lock’s discharge ports that cannot be dewatered.
  • Fish behavior guides riverbank repairs

    Reducing flood risk in an environmentally mindful way brought ecologists to the Coleman National Fish Hatchery in Anderson, Calif., March 25-27 2013, to surgically implant electronic tracking devices into hundreds of live fish to study their behavior in the Sacramento River system.
  • Scientists measure sea spray at Mount Desert Rock

    CONCORD, Mass. -- Scientists from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory and NorthWest Research Associates recently braved the wind and cold of the Gulf of Maine to collect data for an Office of Naval Research project on sea spray. The project, "Sea Spray Icing in the Emerging Open Waters of the Arctic Ocean," is an effort to better characterize sea spray formation in high winds and cold temperatures.
  • STEM outreach program impacts students of all ages

    Teacher involvements have been one of the keys to the STEM program’s success. These activities, which make optimal use of vendors who specialize in STEM education training programs, work closely with Department of Defense laboratories across the nation to integrate science and engineers into the training process, providing instruction on modern learning tools and strategies so that teachers and S&Es located near DOD labs can successfully work together.