Mercer Engineering Research Center


As the non-profit research and applied engineering arm of the University, the Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) provides sustainable research solutions to government agencies, the Department of Defense, and commercial customers around the world.

Established in 1987 in Warner Robins, MERC employs more than 200 engineers, scientists, professors, and support staff. MERC also employs current engineering students, giving them substantial experience and knowledge working alongside expert engineers solving real-world problems in artificial intelligence and machine learning, digital engineering, aerospace and mechanical engineering, cybersecurity, electronic warfare, electronics and avionics, and biomechanics.