Undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to work with world-class researchers and laboratories to gain real-world experience. Students working on the Hub & Spoke program attend conferences, travel, complete internships, and do capstone work paving a pathway for future career opportunities. If you’re interested in working with the Hub & Spoke team, complete our Student Interest Form below.
“There is significant potential for 3D printers in the housing industry that remains widely untapped. Knowing my research could result in many households gaining access to a stable living situation that is more affordable, sustainable, and efficient than what was ever available to them before is extremely exciting.”
Angelina Buzzelli, Graduate Student Researcher
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
The University of Maine and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Hub and Spoke Program is pleased to announce a ten-week summer research experience for undergraduates in 2023. The REU Program aims for participants to develop and utilize new knowledge in an ethical manner to address the development of sustainable composite materials from the Maine forest.
Biobased Materials for Advanced Manufacturing
October 14 | Improved performance of CNF-based composite
June 20-22, 2023
This is your opportunity to learn about cutting edge research in large-scale bio-based additive manufacturing (AM) and inform current and future research activities. We are looking for your input to roadmap current and future demand in large-scale bio-based AM, as well as pathways to integrate large scale AM into current manufacturing infrastructure.