Data Science and Engineering

Media highlight UMaine total eclipse livestream from high-altitude balloon

Several media outlets spanning beyond New England, including the Portland Press Herald, Thrillist, Popular Mechanics, TechRadar and Ontario’s, highlighted the livestream of the April 8 total solar eclipse from the University of Maine High Altitude Ballooning program and included a link to the video. The Bulletin, covering eastern Connecticut, also highlighted the UMaine livestream. […]

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AP News highlights high altitude ballooning live stream from UMaine

The Associated Press, a newswire service that spans the U.S., shared a link to a video created by the University of Maine High Altitude Ballooning program that will livestream the 2024 total solar eclipse. Researchers and students in the program will launch a  balloon with various types of equipment, including 360-degree camera systems, into the […]

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Mainebiz feature highlights innovative instruction and R&D at UMaine

A report from Mainebiz on innovation and engineering at the University of Maine featured President Joan Ferrini-Mundy; Maine College of Engineering and Computing Dean Giovanna Guidoboni; Renee Kelly, associate vice president for strategic partnerships, innovation, resources and engagement; a project by the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) to create a 3D-printed, bio-based home; and […]

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UMaine hosting junior science, humanities symposium Feb. 29

The University of Maine will host the 2024 New England Northern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at Wells Conference Center on Thursday, Feb. 29 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Forty-three high school students from Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine will present at the symposium where an audience of nearly 80 people are expected. Registration is open […]

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UMaine’s surveying program receives equipment loan valued at $1.7 million

The University of Maine’s Surveying Engineering Technology (SVT) program has received an equipment loan valued at $1.7 million from Topcon Positioning Systems Inc., an industry-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of precision measurement and workflow solutions headquartered in Livermore, California. The university’s SVT program, which has the largest number of undergraduate students per faculty in the […]

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Onsrud talks with BDN about new data science and engineering graduate program

The Bangor Daily News interviewed Harlan Onsrud, a University of Maine professor of spatial computing, about a new transdisciplinary graduate program that offers a 30-credit Master of Science and a 15-credit graduate certificate in data science and engineering (DSE). This is the first DSE program in Maine, and is intended to address the growing need […]

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