Advanced Structural Concepts

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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UMaine Students Spent the Summer Interning at NASA

Eben Lenfest and William Ramsay, mechanical engineering students from the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, interned at NASA over this past summer. They acted as the two design leads on a project regarding a new model of offshore wind turbines. Eben and William have been working for the past ten months on improving the VolturnUS, […]

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UMaine Composites Center to establish Smart Materials Lab, consortium with MTI funding

The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) has announced the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center will receive one of four new awards for collaborative projects that boost Maine’s high-potential, technology-enabled clusters. Under MTI’s Cluster Initiative Program (CIP), the UMaine Composites Center was awarded $438,046 to establish a Smart Materials Industry Consortium and Smart Materials Lab […]

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