MERC Attends 2017 Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference

PHOENIX, ARIZONA (May 22, 2017) MERC attended the 2017 Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference in Phoenix, AZ on May 22-25, 2017.  The mission of the conference was to identify the challenges and collaborative work being done within the aerospace community to improve the safety, airworthiness, availability and cost effectiveness of both military and commercial aircraft.

MERC attended four days of training sessions, panel discussions, and technical presentations on the many issues pertinent to aircraft airworthiness.


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.

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