Dr. Eric Moore presented Dr. James Watson with the SES certificate during Watson’s SES Induction Ceremony held at DEVCOM CBC on January 18, 2024, recognizing him as the Center’s newest Engineering Director. (U.S. Army photo by Ellie White)

Dr. James Watson Inducted into SES Corps

January 19th, 2024

DEVCOM CBC public affairs specialist Dr. Brian Feeney, research chemist Dr. Alan Samuels, and research toxicologist Dr. Jennifer Sekowski received the Army’s 2023 Major General Harold J. Greene Award for Acquisition Writing during the Army’s Annual Acquisition Awards Ceremony held at the Pentagon on January 9, 2024. The awards were presented by the Honorable Douglas R. Bush, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, and Lieutenant General Robert M. Collins, Principal Military Deputy to ASA (ALT). (U.S. Army photo by Rick Arndt)

DEVCOM CBC Team Earns Top Honors in Army Acquisition Writing Competition

January 12th, 2024

The solar EV chargers, supplied by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, were installed at DEVCOM CBC to complete the first phase of the master plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 using carbon pollution-free electricity. (U.S. Army photo by Ellie White)

DEVCOM CBC Leads Way in Clean Energy Infrastructure

December 21st, 2023

A U.S. Army Provost Marshal General and Army Corrections Command, Commanding General, Major General Duane R. Miller and DEVCOM CBC Director Mr. Michael Bailey sign an MOA to enable CBC scientists to provide training for U.S. Army MWD during the 2023 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition on October 9. (U.S. Army photo by Heather Roelker)

Army Lab Completes Agreement to Support Military Working Dog Training

December 5th, 2023

Repurposed Technology Could Help Protect Soldiers

November 14th, 2023

Renowned Researcher Anthony Atala Visits ECBC
Renowned Researcher Anthony Atala Visits ECBC

A surgeon and a scientist, Atala has gained international prominence for his research in using healthy human cells to regenerate diseased or damaged tissue and organs, and is a featured speaker at TED Conferences. He came to Edgewood to meet with the team from ECBC that is working with him…

ECBC’s Augmented Reality Demo a Real Hit at the U.S. Senate
ECBC’s Augmented Reality Demo a Real Hit at the U.S. Senate

Senators John Thune (SD) and Jeff Moran (KS) both wore the state-of-the-art head mounted display the ECBC team developed and brought with them. The senators saw a virtual image and detailed assembly instructions integrated onto a physical model of a biodetector and its components as over 35 staffers looked on….

ECBC Leaders Receive Senior Service Pins
ECBC Leaders Receive Senior Service Pins

ECBC Director Joseph Corriveau, Ph.D., officiated the event, and Col. Thomas Saltysiak, served as Master of Ceremonies. Maj. Gen. Cedric Wins, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, gave remarks and administered the Oath of Office to each honoree. The families of both Moore and Emanuel…

Bringing Chemical and Biological Detection into the Digital Age
Bringing Chemical and Biological Detection into the Digital Age

Testing in the Desert Night It is mid-August and the team is at Dugway Proving Ground’s West Desert Test Center in Utah. A quarter moon has set and the Milky Way dazzles overhead as teams from ECBC, private industry, and international observers from several NATO countries participate in an annual…

ECBC Earns 'A' Rating for Biomedical Proficiency
ECBC Earns ‘A’ Rating for Biomedical Proficiency

The OPCW is an independent and multinational organization, which was established to implement the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) that bans the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons. In 2013, the OPCW earned the Nobel Peace Prize for overseeing the removal of Syria’s chemical warfare agent stockpile. As a part…

New Military Deputy Arrives at ECBC
New Military Deputy Arrives at ECBC

“We moved away from Baltimore when I was an infant,” said Saltysiak, an Army brat. “But I have a huge extended family here so we requested Maryland for my next assignment.” Saltysiak relocated his wife, Jessamyn, and three children to Harford County in December 2015 in anticipation of his new…

ECBC's Augmented Reality Demo a Real Hit at AUSA 2016
ECBC’s Augmented Reality Demo a Real Hit at AUSA 2016

“This technology is highly useful in any situation in which people need to learn how to use an unfamiliar technology, particularly if we can use symbol and image recognition to cross the language barrier for specialty equipment,” said Sabrina Rawlings Seiple, an ECBC chemical engineer. “We also see a role…

Exploring Science and Technology
Exploring Science and Technology

The expo showcased STEM careers that are available through the Army and highlighted leading Army technologies. The goal of the program is to engage, inspire and develop the next generation of scientists and researchers. “That’s our country’s future,” said Augustus Way Fountain, Ph.D., senior research scientist for chemistry at ECBC,…

ECBC Leaders Visit D.C. University on Inaugural Stop of MSI STEM Consortium Tours
ECBC Leaders Visit D.C. University on Inaugural Stop of MSI STEM Consortium Tours

“This campus tour will be the first of many to demonstrate to our DoD partners and advocates the good science stemming from our campuses,” said Michael Hester, president and CEO of the Consortium. “This tour gives us a chance to identify new research opportunities of interest to the DoD, educate…

Army Researchers Work to Rapidly Identify Biological Threats in Food, Water
Army Researchers Work to Rapidly Identify Biological Threats in Food, Water

There are often two factors that need to be overcome when dealing with any contamination threat—the location of samples and the wait time for results. The Agents of Biological Origin Identifier (ABOid) system could possibly eliminate these two factors. It only takes minutes for the ABOid software to identify harmful…