Public advances festival presentations by Dagher, Maginnis

Public previewed the online 2021 Maine Science Festival, noting presentations by University of Maine faculty Habib Dagher and Melissa Maginnis. Dagher, who is the director of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, will speak at 1 p.m. on Feb. 16 in a session titled “Offshore Wind: From the UK to Maine.” Maginnis, an associate professor of microbiology and member of the University of Maine System Scientific Advisory Board, will provide an overview of the COVID-19 virus in March at a time to be determined. More information about the festival is online.