Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District install a 23-foot-tall concrete shaft enclosure weighing approximately 120,000 pounds as part of the guard wall at the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 4 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, Nov. 16, 2023.

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  • March

    ERDC University 2021 selectees announced

    Engineers from four U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) districts have been selected for the 2021 session of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center University (ERDC-U). Now in its sixth year, ERDC-U pairs USACE division and district participants with relevant laboratory mentors for six-month research projects. Dana Moses, Huntington District In his current role, lead hydraulic engineer Dana Moses is involved with various aspects of dam safety risk assessments, dam safety modification studies, analysis of extreme floods and design of hydraulic structures. Moses is a professional engineer, professional hydrologist, diplomate of water resources engineering and a project management professional. He is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in civil engineering at Colorado State University. He is also currently working on guidance and tools within the dam safety program and hydrology, hydraulics, and coastal community of practices related to this subject. His ERDC-U topic of interest involves both hydraulics and geotechnics through the oversight of Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory mentor Jeremy Sharp. As Moses’ supervisor, Donald Whitmore, chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulics and Technical Support Division, said, “Mr. Moses is actively engaged in projects throughout the nation and is involved in international training and partnering related to the design of hydraulic structures and dam safety risk assessments. He was requested by USACE headquarters to deploy to California during the Oroville Dam spillway incident, and his academic background and job performance over the last 10-years are indicative of his abilities and commitment to excellence with the agency. He routinely receives the highest performance rating and continues to advance the agency in hydraulic engineering.”
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