MERC Completes a CMMI Level 3 Appraisal

WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA (July 3, 2014) – During the two-week period of 9-20 June, a Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) appraisal was successfully completed by  MERC’s Directorate of Mechanical & Aerospace Systems Engineering.  The CMMI Maturity Level 3 SCAMPI results were accepted and approved by the CMMI Institute on July 3, 2014.  The results are posted on the CMMI Institute’s Published Appraisal Results System (PARS) website at https://sas.cmmiinstitute.com/pars/.  MERC’s Directorate of Mechanical & Aerospace Systems Engineering is responsible for mechanical engineering, structural engineering, biomechanics and human factors engineering, and industrial engineering programs.

MERC’s Directorate of Electronic and Software Systems Engineering was previously appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3 in October of 2011.

MERC’s defined and managed standard processes help ensure the success and effectiveness of our diverse engineering programs.

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.