Roberto Lopez-Anido receives top faculty award from UMaine Alumni Association

Orono, Maine – ASCC researcher and University of Maine professor of civil engineering, Dr. Roberto Lopez-Anido has been named 2023 Distinguished Maine Professor. The honor, which is awarded by the UMaine Alumni Association, is given to a professor who exemplifies the highest qualities of teaching, research, and public service. 

The Alumni Association writes “Lopez-Anido, a member of the UMaine community since 1998, has helped prepare and mentor the next generation of Maine structural engineers while producing an impressive portfolio of scholarship and service.”

Dr. Lopez-Anido is a leading faculty member at the ASCC. His current research focuses on the use of recyclable materials in construction, structural health monitoring systems, and large-scale additive manufacturing. Lopez-Anido has decades of experience in fiber-reinforced polymer composites for use in construction, civil infrastructure, and composites manufacturing. He holds leadership positions with the Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center and the Alfond Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory for Structural Thermoplastics. His resume includes 60 journal publications, over 3,100 citations, 89 conference publications, one book, and seven patents. 

Dr. Lopez-Anido will be recognized at the Alumni Achievement Awards and Recognition Ceremony in April. Previous ASCC recipients of the Distinguished Maine Professor Award include Dr. Bill Davids (2015),  Dr. Eric Landis (2004), and Dr. Habib Dagher (1995). 

To read the Alumni Association’s award announcement, click here. To read more about Dr. Roberto Lopez-Anido’s work and credentials, visit this link.

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