AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

Thought Leaders: Battling Covid-19: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center

August 24, 2020

Army engineers are fighting Covid-19 with virtual reality to design and build Alternative Care Facilities and using supercomputers to model predictions of viral spread. Three experts spearheading this vital work from the U.S. Army Engineers Research and Development Center (ERDC), Dr. David Pittman, Dr. Todd Bridges, and Mike Channell, join us today to describe their efforts to defeat the coronavirus and to share insights they have gained for moving forward.

 

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  • Guests:  
    • Dr. David W. Pittman, Director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) & Director of R&D and Chief Scientist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 
    • Dr. Todd Bridges, Senior Research Scientist for Environmental Science, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
    • Mr. Mike Channell, Chief of the Installation Support Division, ERDC Installation Operations Command 

 

  • Host: COL(Ret) Dan Roper, AUSA’s Director of National Security Studies

 

Resources:

 

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
Web: https://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/
Facebook/Twitter: @ArmyERDC
LinkedIn: @U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)

 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Web: https://www.usace.army.mil/
Facebook/Twitter: @USACEHQ
LinkedIn: @US Army Corps of Engineers

 

Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP)
Web: https://www.hpc.mil/

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