MERC Engineers and Mercer Engineering Students Participating in Electronic Warfare Symposium

WARNER ROBINS, GA (March 10, 2014) – Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) engineers Peter Bryant and Steven Boswell will be among the presenters during The Association of Old Crows (AOC) 39th Annual Dixie Crow Symposium at the Robins Air Force Base Museum of Aviation from 23-27 Mar 2014.

The Symposium’s theme is “21st Century Mission Success through Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) & Legacy Electronic Warfare (EW) Integration”.  The AOC is a not-for-profit international professional association focused on the science and practice of Electronic Warfare (EW), Information Operations (IO), and related disciplines. This symposium is one of the largest regional aviation electronic defense trade shows in the country and over 50 defense industry vendors will showcase their high technology capabilities.

The Dixie Crows also plan to introduce the inaugural year of “The Crow’s N.E.S.T. (Novel Experiments with Science & Technology)” on Wednesday, 26 March from 1100-1500. Robotics displays and technology demonstrations will provide an interactive experience designed to inspire students to pursue STEM careers. Mercer University School of Engineering students, under the supervision of Dr. Anthony Choi, will also have some of their robotics projects on display.

Additional information may be found at:  www.crows.org/chapters/dixie-crow-symposium.html

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.