AHS International Recognition

WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA (October 2, 2014) – A paper co-authored by two MERC engineers recently received honors as the Paper of the Month by the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International.

The paper, titled “Extension of HUMS Data for Estimating Flight Severity for Helicopter Airframe Structures,” was authored by Gregory Wood and Eric Winslette of Mercer Engineering Research Center, Sam Kunselman of QTEC Aerospace, and Steven Lamb of the US Air Force.

The paper is available for free download by AHS members at AHS Online Store.

About Mercer Engineering Research Center

Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) is the research and applied engineering arm of Mercer University, a private university founded in 1833. For over 175 years the University has served Georgia as a highly-respected educational institution. In 1984, the School of Engineering was established at the Macon, Georgia campus, with the charter class beginning studies in 1985.

Two years later, in 1987, the Mercer Engineering Research Center was established under the School of Engineering to provide locally available engineering and scientific services and critical specialized technical skills. Today, MERC functions as a non-profit operating unit of the University, with the Executive Director, Dr. David Barwick, reporting directly to the University president, Mr. William D. Underwood.

To learn more, please visit MERC's website at www.merc-mercer.org.