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The Mercer University School of Engineering prepares students to serve the rapidly changing demands of a new century. Our academic programs provide breadth and depth. Our graduates are equipped to deal with technical topics and with the challenges of practice in the future. Our professors bring insight and wisdom from many different perspectives – practical experience, research, and the roles of teachers and parents. We provide opportunities for practical work experience, international study and community service.

Mercer Engineering graduates are recruited and appreciated by top companies. These employers know that our students are experienced in solving real problems and communicating with others — qualities not often stressed by many schools. Engineers from our School can look forward to joining fellow alumni in companies such as Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Lockheed Martin, Georgia Power, Siemens and Gulfstream Aerospace.

News & Events


The Department of Defense has awarded the Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) a $12.4M contract to help the Air Force keep its aging helicopters flying.  MERC will perform a wide range of analyses to identify and solve structural and mechanical integrity issues.  The Mercer effort will include engineering services and research to identify issues associated with the increasing age of the aircraft, such as fatigue cracking, damage tolerance and corrosion.

Mike Harding, a senior and 5th year graduate student in Biomedical Engineering was awarded first place in the engineering division of Sigma Xi's national Student Research showcase for his research project, A Novel Total Ankle Replacement Device for Reduction and Compensation of Limb Length Discrepancies.

Dr. Richard Mines was recently approved to become an Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) Fellow.  Dr. Mines and fellow inductees were recognized during the AAWRE 9th Annual Diplomate Induction Ceremony held on May 19, 2013 at the 2013 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Fellows must be nominated and approved by committee.  Mines was selected for his numerous contributions to the profession, engineering education, and years of service to EWRI.

Alesa Webber, a 2013 graduate of the Mercer School of Engineering, BS in Technical Communication, was featured in a Macon Telegraph article about career opportunities for recent college graduates.