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Research Participation Program for the U.S. Army Corps of Enginers (USACE), Engineer Research and Development Center

Sponsor Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
About The sponsor provides opportunities for research participation at the U.S. Army Corps of Enginers (USACE), Engineer Research and Development Center.
Duration 1 YEAR
Objectives The Engineer Research development Center is one of USACE's commands that provide science, technoogy and expertise in engineering and environmental sciences in support of the Armed Forces and the Nation. Resposibilities include conducting research and development in infrastructure and environmental sustainment; providing navigation support and flood damage reduction of some of the largest inland waterway systems in the country; and maintaining a proper and healthy balance of the varying uses of the heartland's waterways. Other missions include environmental restoration, environmental river engineering, water supply, emergency responses to natural disasters, regulatory oversight (issuance of permits and wetland delineation), hydropower, recreation, Ordinance and Explosive Waste Program, and clean up of hazardous and toxic waste material. Areas of interest include: life, health, and medical sciences; mathematics; computer science; physical sciences; earth, environmental, and marine sciences; and engineering.
Eligibility Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Funding The sponsor provides a stipend based on research area(s) and academic classification; faculty appointment stipends are based on regular salary. Appointments are for a duration of up to one year for full-time or part-time appointments, renewable up to a total of three years full-time participation for postgraduates.