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UMaine Space Initiative
IMRC Center
101 Stewart Commons
Orono, Maine 04469

Phone: 207.581.3583
Email: um.space@maine.edu

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Staff


Faculty

  • Neil Comins

    Professor of Physics (Astrophysics, Observational Astronomy, Galactic Dynamics)

    207.581.1037

  • Bill Davids

    Russell S. Bodwell Professor (Structural Mechanics, Inflatable Structures, Finite-Element Methods)

    207.581.2116

  • Margaret Estapa

    Assistant Professor of Oceanography (Marine Biogeochemistry, Ocean Carbon Cycling, Ocean Bio-Optical Remote Sensing, Autonomous Measurements)

    207.581.5176

  • Wilhelm “Alex” Friess

    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Aerodynamics, Unscrewed Systems, Lighter Than Air)

    207.581.2122

  • Dan Hayes

    Associate Professor of Geospatial Analysis & Remote Sensing (Remote Sensing, Ecosystem Science, Forestry, Carbon Modeling)

    207.581.2863

  • Caitlin Howell

    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering (Low-Cost, Lightweight Sensors, Bacteria and Fungi Testing, Self-Cleaning Materials, Non-Destructive Biological Surface Sensing, Biological Air Filtration)

    207.581.2309

  • Shaleen Jain

    Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Water, Climate, Atmospheric Science, Data Analytics, Earth Systems, Climate Extremes, Water Quality, Lakes, Terrain Data Analysis)

    207.581.2420

  • Zhihe Jin

    Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Fracture Mechanics, Thermal Stresses, Thermoelectric Energy Conversion)

    207.581.2135

  • Andre Khalil

    Professor Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and Director, CompuMAINE Lab (Image Analysis, Fractal/Multifractal Signatures, Astrobiology, Solar Physics, Interstellar Medium, Large-Scale Structure of the Universe)

    207.581.3911

  • Justin Lapp

    Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

    207.581.2167

  • Brian McGill

    Professor of Biological Science (Biodiversity, Remote Sensing, Hyperspectral)

    207.581.2680

  • Parinaz Rahimzadeh

    Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (Multi-Spectral/Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Geo-Spatial Analysis, Forest Trait Estimation, Forest Health, Forest Productivity)

    207.581.2887

  • Nimesha Ranasinghe

    Assistant Professor of Spatial Computing (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Multisensory Media, Digital Immersion, Human Factors and Behavioral Performance, Mitigate Effects on Astronauts' Behavioral Health and Performance)

    207.581.2195

  • Salimeh Yasaei Sekeh

    Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Efficiency and Robustness, Lifelong Learning, ML Applications in Health of Ecosystems and Humans)

    207.581.3952

  • Asli Sezen-Barrie

    Associate Professor of Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction, College of Education and Human Development (STEM Education)

    207.581.2413

  • Aaron Weiskittel

    Professor of Forest Biometrics and Modeling Irving Chair of Forest Ecosystem Management (Forests, Sustainability, Stakeholder Engagement, Communications & Outreach, Remote Sensing)

    207.581.2857