Advanced Materials for Infrastructure and Energy

UMaine-led offshore wind project receives additional $3.7 million from DOE

The University of Maine-led New England Aqua Ventus I offshore wind project will be awarded an additional $3.7 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), subject to appropriations, to complete engineering and planning work, and approach financial close. The funding, announced by Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King in a joint statement Nov. 16, […]

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University of Maine: Fostering Maine’s newest innovations and companies

Transcript The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) is a beneficial resource for inventors and entrepreneurs who are looking for early-stage capital to support the commercialization of new products and services. At TechWalk, a recent showcase of MTI’s most successful technology-based companies, the University of Maine’s role as a business resource was noteworthy, with many participating companies […]

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Habib Dagher

Dagher to be recognized as 2015 White House Transportation Champion of Change

  An official White House video of the Champions of Change event is available online.   Habib Dagher, founding director of the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, will be recognized as a 2015 White House Transportation Champion of Change on Oct. 13, in Washington, D.C. The White House Champions of Change event, […]

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Young’s fellowship out of this world

University of Maine civil engineering doctoral student Andrew Young has been named a 2015 NASA Space Technology Research Fellow for his work on the Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (HIAD) project at the Advanced Structures and Composites Center. A HIAD is a nose-mounted device on a spacecraft that slows the craft as it enters a planet’s […]

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UMaine Advanced Manufacturing Center, Maine MEP Announce Partnership

The University of Maine’s Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) has entered into a new agreement with the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maine MEP) that will expand the center’s capacity, Maine MEP announced. The partnership, which will place a Maine MEP project manager at AMC, will promote closer collaboration between the organizations with the goal of enhancing […]

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Carnegie Foundation Classification

Carnegie Foundation Selects UMaine for 2015 Community Engagement Classification

The University of Maine is one of 240 colleges and universities in the United States selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UMaine and 156 other institutions received reclassification; 83 colleges and universities received first-time classification. In 2008, UMaine and Bates College were the first […]

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UMaine Completes 56-meter Wind Blade Test for Gamesa

The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center has completed static strength testing of a 56-meter (184-foot) wind turbine blade for Gamesa, a global technological leader in the wind industry, based in Spain. The blade was manufactured in North America and delivered to the University of Maine in late August. In the testing, the […]

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