Advanced Structural Concepts

Mainebiz highlights Global Secure Shipping’s contributions to eliminating cargo theft

Global Secure Shipping (GSS), a spin-off company from the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC), has been featured in a Mainebiz article talking about Maine Shipping containers and GSS’s mission to eliminate cargo theft worldwide. This technology, developed at the ASCC, was created to eliminate cargo theft worldwide, a $50-$60 billion loss annually. These shipping […]

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ASCC spin-off company Compotech featured in News Center Maine for its rapid growth and high-tech business

Compotech, a spin-off from the Advanced Structures & Composites Center (ASCC), has been featured in News Center Maine for its rapid growth in business and national attention around the composites industry and business world.  “The company has become the kind of business success story Maine has been trying for years to encourage,” (News Center Maine).  […]

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ASCC Paves the Way in Sustainable Marine Tooling 

ASCC researchers, James Anderson and Dr. Andrew Gifford met with the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) Maine Boatbuilder tooling cluster, a consortium of representatives from the state’s boat-building and material-compounding industries, to present findings on a recently completed project. Funded by the MTI’s Cluster Initiative Program and with the assistance of some of Maine’s largest boat-building […]

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Article by Verzoni and Rais-Rohani evaluating the transition process of deployable shelter concepts published in “Engineering Structures”

Orono, Maine — An article by ASCC researchers Anthony Verzoni and Masoud Rais-Rohani was published in Engineering Structures. The paper, titled “Transition analysis of flat-foldable origami-inspired deployable shelter concepts,” offers mathematical analysis with computer modeling and motion analysis to verify the loading profile required to erect folded structures and to detail how the loading profile […]

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Article by Alabbad, Vel , and Lopez-Anido presenting a novel solution for low-velocity impact resistance and damage tolerance of composites published in “Composites Part B”

Article by Alabbad, Vel , and Lopez-Anido presenting a novel solution for low-velocity impact resistance and damage tolerance of composites published in “Composites Part B” Orono, Maine — An article by ASCC and University of Maine Department of Mechanical Engineering researchers Maitham Alabbad, Senthil S. Vel, and Roberto A. Lopez-Anido was published in Composites Part […]

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ASCC Researchers present at European Conference on Composite Materials

ASCC News ASCC Researchers present at European Conference on Composite Materials June 29, 2011 ORONO, Maine 𑁋 The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center sent five researchers to Lausanne, Switzerland for the 20th European Conference on Composite Materials. ASCC researchers presented four papers in accordance with the “Composites Meets Sustainability” theme. A Multi-Scale […]

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The UMaine Composites Center awarded $3.2 million for R&D to protect troops and save lives

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) has been awarded a total of $3,215,332 from the U.S. Army Natick Soldiers Systems Center (SSC).  The funding will support UMaine ASCC’s continued research to better protect the men and women of our nation’s military, including the development of […]

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