At the University of Maine, faculty and students collaborate to make significant discoveries that solve meaningful problems to improve lives and create jobs. And now a new university technology accelerator program provides the resources and expertise to allow researchers to move their inventions out of the lab and into public and commercial use.
Zoe Vittum, a junior at Brewer High School, takes classes there as well as through the Early College program at the University of Maine and its equivalent at Husson University. After finishing the majority of her high school coursework needed for graduation, she looked for a new challenge. One of her friends worked at the UMaine Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) during a gap year, and recommended she apply. So she did — and worked there full time this summer. Now she works part time to fit the job into her busy academic schedule.
Roads and Bridges
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has selected the University of Maine to lead the creation of a highly competitive University Transportation Center called the Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (TIDC). TIDC aims to save taxpayer dollars by extending the life of transportation assets, including bridges, roads and rail.
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