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Pittman to lead ERDC

Dr. David W. Pittman has been named Director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. As ERDC Director, Pittman manages one of the most diverse research organizations in the world, including seven laboratories located in four states, with more than 2,100 employees, $1.2 billion in facilities, and an annual program exceeding $1 billion. Pittman also serves as Director ...

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Thomas wins science honor

Dr. Catherine Thomas of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg has been selected as the 2016 Minority in Research Science Emerald Honoree Most Promising Scientist Award at the 30th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards in Philadelphia, Penn. Thomas grew up in Port Gibson. She first joined ERDC in 2006 as a graduate student at ...

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James Ray named SEI Fellow

James C. Ray, research structural engineer in the Geosciences and Structures Division Research Group of the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has been named a Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Established in 1996, the SEI advances members’ careers, stimulates technological advancement, improves professional practice ...

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McMahon to lead division

Dr. Gordon W. (Will) McMahon has been named chief of the Engineering Systems and Materials Division in the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg. As chief, McMahon leads four of the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory’s eight branches which conduct research across a spectrum of technical areas including materials, pavement, mobility and ...

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ERDC appoints José Sánchez

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal Hydraulics Laboratory Director José E. Sánchez was recently appointed to serve as the alternate U.S. representative to the World Association for Waterborne Transportation Infrastructure Inland Navigation Commission. The appointment is for a four-year term. Sánchez, a native of Puerto Rico and graduate of the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, began his ERDC career ...

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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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Dr. Jerry Ballard to lead division

Dr. Jerry Ballard of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center  in Vicksburg has been selected to lead the Computational Science and Engineering Division in ERDC’s Information Technology Laboratory.  Ballard’s selection was announced Jan. 8 by ITL Director Dr. Reed Mosher. Since 2009, Ballard has been the associate technical director for military engineering, force projection and maneuver support within ...

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Niki Goerger wins Army award

Dr. Niki Goerger of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg has received the Army’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award for her service with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) (ASA(ALT)) from August 2008 to November 2012. Goerger currently serves as business development director at ERDC, a position she assumed ...

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Army ERDC adds Dennis Beers

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg has selected Dennis J. Beers as chief of contracting. Prior to joining ERDC, Beers was director of contracting for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Bliss, Texas. In addition to his tenure at Fort Bliss, Beers has also served as a professor at the Defense Acquisition University ...

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