About Us

We Have Solutions

Providing our customers with real, sustainable solutions has been Mercer Engineering Research Center’s (MERC) core goal since the beginning. As a nonprofit provider of engineering and technology services, MERC offers a unique combination of technical and program management expertise, combined with a strong customer support culture. MERC’s full-time technical staff, augmented as necessary by engineering students and an outstanding engineering school faculty, provides cost-effective, responsive support to our customers.

MERC has developed a highly-qualified professional staff, complex tools and test equipment, and extensive technical capability in fields including:

  • Automated Test Station Enhancement, Interface Test Adapters, Test Set Programs
  • Automated Test Stations
  • Avionic Systems EMI/EMC Design Review, Pre-Certification Screening
  • Avionic Systems Life Cycle Roadmaps and Business Case Analysis
  • Avionic Systems Technology Insertion and Upgrades
  • Avionic/Electronic Systems Re-Engineering (3F Replacement)
  • Avionics Systems Qualification and Flight Test Engineering
  • Closed Loop Operational Testing
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Corrosion Analysis, Tracking, and Mitigation
  • Crack and Corrosion History Database Development and Sustainment
  • Damage Tolerance Analysis (DTA)
  • Database-Driven Web and Client Application Development
  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortage (DMSMS)
  • Electronic Warfare/Electronic Combat
  • Electronics/Avionics Systems Engineering
  • Energy Systems Engineering and Management
  • Equivalent Flight Hours (EFH) Development and Tracking
  • Fatigue Analysis
  • Fixture and Tooling Analysis and Design
  • Fleet Management
  • Gunfire/Blast Modeling and Analysis
  • Health and Usage Monitoring (HUMS)
  • Human Factors and Biomechanics
  • Individual Aircraft Tracking Programs (IATP)
  • Industrial Controls Systems Design, Development and Deployment
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Integrated Support Stations for Avionic Systems, Design, Development, Integration, Commissioning
  • ISO50001 Energy Systems Management Consultancy
  • Level III Technical Data Package Development
  • Loads / Environment Spectra Surveys (L/ESS)
  • Mechanical and Material Testing and Instrumentation
  • Modeling and Simulation (RAMP and RCAN)
  • Narrow Artificial Intelligence Insertion
  • Nondestructive Inspection
  • Obsolescence and Reliability Engineering
  • Prototype Design and Fabrication
  • Rapid Prototyping (3D printing)
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Risk Management Framework Application and Guidance
  • Service Life Development
  • Structural Analysis
  • Structural Repair Design and Validation
  • Technology Insertion
  • Test Planning
  • TO Development
  • Weapons System Integrity Program Support (ASIP, MECSIP, FSIP, AVIP)
  • Work Stand Design, Analysis, and Fabrication

MERC’s commitment to customer support is continually demonstrated through our motto: “Where real problems meet real solutions.”