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MERC would like to recognize our own Harrison Verhine for his 2nd place finish at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Virtual Conference and Exposition. Harrison’s work on automating aircraft induction schedules leverages  his experience working at MERC in developing simulations of Air Logistics Complex operations and helps further MERC and Mercer…
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Click the link below to view the article and video. Mercer University Professors earn $344,289 grant through Department of Defense Program | WGXA A more in-depth write up from Mercer’s “The Den” publication: Chemistry professors receive $344K DOD grant for corrosion-related research (mercer.edu)
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MERC recently instrumented a Navy MH‐60S with strain gages, accelerometers, and a data acquisition system as part of a strain survey designed to validate the finite element model that MERC previously developed for the Navy Multi‐Mission Helicopter Program Office (PMA‐299). The ground testing for the Sierra Strain Survey (SSS) took place the week of 14…
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Two MERC engineers presented papers at the Vertical Flight Society (VFS) forum, held virtually this year October 6 – 8.  Dr. Ken Taylor’s paper, “Determining TH-1H Tailboom Loads from Measured Strain Gage Data,” discussed work performed by MERC for the United States Air Force.  His co-authors included Maggie Gibson and Katie Mason Mullis from MERC. …
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Last year, we had an in-house team of designers come up with some fun designs for the littler ones in our lives. Now, to show some love for our future engineers, we’ve distributed these fun shirts.
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With the help of our organizers, RaTesha LeShoure and Kathleen Cordy,  MERC employees donated 3 full boxes and 2 bicycles for Toys for Tots this year!   A testament to the goodwill and love for the children in Middle Georgia!
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Dr. Joe Keene, Assistant Professor of Chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University, examines the underside of a C-130 wing for corrosion using a portable X-ray fluorescence instrument. Spectral analysis of the data collected can determine the presence of corrosion products at the atomic level long before the extent of the corrosion…
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Congratulations to Mrs. Stacey Conners and Mrs. Melyce Wagner for achieving their NAS 410 Nondestructive Inspection (NDI) Level 3 certifications in Electromagnetic Testing (ET), Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), and Ultrasonic Testing (UT). This comes as a result of their hard work and dedication to MERC and the warfighter. We are proud…
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