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Engineer Research and Development Center director wins top honor

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Director Dr. Jeffery P. Holland was selected as a recipient of the Distinguished Executive, Presidential Rank Award. It is the highest honor for members of the Senior Executive Service and recognizes strong leaders, professionals and scientists who achieve results and consistently demonstrate strength, integrity, industry and a relentless commitment to excellence in public ...

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Dr. David A. Horner named director

Dr. David A. Horner is the new director of the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg.  Horner assumed his new duties Jan. 12, taking over for John West, who has accepted a position with the Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas-Austin. The HPCMP provides the supercomputing ...

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Howard made lt. col.

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) deputy commander Lt. Col. Jonathan Howell has been promoted from major. Howell, who began his tour at ERDC’s Vicksburg campus in January 2010, has served the Army and the Corps of Engineers since 1994. Prior to joining ERDC, Howell provided training for units deploying to Afghanistan and Iraq while assigned to Fort ...

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ERDC staff honored

Four Vicksburg employees at the U.S Army Research and Development Center (ERDC) were recently named as U. S. Army Corps of Engineers 2012 Emerging Leaders. Selected to represent ERDC at the 24th Annual Emerging Leaders Conference (ELC) July 29-Aug. 5 in New Orleans are Information Technology Laboratory Research mathematician Dr. Amy Bednar; Coastal and Hydraulics Research civil engineer Dr. Kenneth ...

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ERDC appoints new staff members

Kenneth Cook has been named director of the Directorate of Public Works (DPW) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg. Cook spent three months as acting director prior to being named director. He also spent time as chief of the Tri-Service CAD/BIM Technology Center for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment in ERDC’s Information Technology Laboratory. His ...

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Ables retires from ERDC

Tim Ables, associate director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) headquartered in Vicksburg, recently retired after more than 38 years of service to ERDC, the Corps and the Army. His career was celebrated in a Dec. 21 ceremony attended by family, friends and colleagues. Ables began his ERDC career in 1972, as a technical editor in ...

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ERDC researchers promoted to new level

Three researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg were recently promoted to the DBV/GS-15 level, the second-highest level in the scientist and researcher classification of the lab demonstration project. Dr. Zeki Demirbilek, Dr. Kent Danielson and Dr. Stacy Howington were chosen to be a part of the DBV group. Demirbilek is a research hydraulic ...

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Styles named head of ERDC lab

Dr. Richard Styles has joined the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) as the chief of the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) Navigation Branch. A Knoxville, Tenn., native, Styles earned a bachelor’s in physics from the University of Tennessee, a master’s in oceanography from the Florida Institute of Technology and a doctorate in oceanography from Rutgers University. He ...

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ERDC’s Marcuson wins award

Dr. W. F. “Bill” Marcuson, the director emeritus to the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) at the ERDC, has been selected as a recipient of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award from Michigan State University (MSU).  Marcuson, a Winston-Salem, N.C., native, has a bachelor’s from The Citadel, a master’s from MSU and a doctorate from North Carolina State ...

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Norman named chief of Contracting Office

Wendell Norman has been named as chief of the Contracting Office at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg. Norman began his contracting career at the Memphis District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1992 as an intern. While there, he worked his way up to deputy district chief of contracting and team leader ...

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