Congratulations to the SERDP and ESTCP 2015 Projects of the Year, recognized for outstanding research and technology developments that will benefit the Department of Defense (DoD). These efforts are helping DoD enhance its mission capabilities, improve its environmental and energy performance, and reduce costs.

These projects will be featured in the slideshow on the home page of the SERDP and ESTCP web site through the middle of February. Please visit the SERDP and ESTCP blog to read more about each of these award-winning projects!

SERDP Projects of the Year
Environmental Restoration

Lead and Antimony Speciation in Shooting Range Soils: Molecular Scale Analysis, Temporal Trends, and Mobility
Dr. Thomas Trainor, University of Alaska Fairbanks | Project Highlights

Munitions Response

Continuous Monitoring of Mobility, Burial, and Re-Exposure of Underwater Munitions in Energetic Near-Shore Environments
Dr. Peter Traykovski, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution | Project Highlights

Long Time Series Measurements of Munitions Mobility in the Wave-Current Boundary Layer
Dr. Joseph Calantoni, Naval Research Laboratory | Project Highlights

Resource Conservation and Climate Change

Hydroecology of Intermittent and Ephemeral Streams: Will Landscape Connectivity Sustain Aquatic Organisms in a Changing Climate?
Dr. Julian D. Olden, University of Washington, and Dr. David A. Lytle, Oregon State University | Project Highlights

Weapons Systems and Platforms

Novel Coatings Systems for Use as High Performance Chemical Agent Resistant Powder Topcoats
Mr. Mark J. Wytiaz, The Sherwin-Williams Company | Project Highlights

ESTCP Projects of the Year
Energy and Water

Dynamic Exterior Lighting for Energy and Cost Savings in DoD Installations
Dr. Satyen Mukherjee, Philips Research, a division of Philips Electronics North America Corporation | Project Highlights

Environmental Restoration

Development and Validation of a Quantitative Framework and Management Expectation Tool for the Selection of Bioremediation Approaches at Chlorinated Solvent Sites
Ms. Carmen A. Lebrón, Private Consultant, formerly Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Expeditionary Warfare Center | Project Highlights

Resource Conservation and Climate Change

Aerial Application of Acetaminophen-Treated Baits for Control of Brown Tree Snakes
Dr. Brian S. Dorr, USDA National Wildlife Research Center | Project Highlights

Weapons Systems and Platforms

Demonstration/Validation of Zinc-Nickel as Replacement for Cadmium/Cyanide Plating Process for Air Force Landing Gears
Mr. David Frederick, 417th SCMS, USAF Landing Gear Team | Project Highlights