Media Coverage

UMaine announces floating offshore wind partnership with UK’s ORE Catapult, Innovate UK and NREL to advance US supply chains

The University of Maine Advanced Structures & Composite Center (ASCC) announced a new partnership with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and Innovate UK along with the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).   Up to five U.K. companies will be chosen to receive between £300,000 and £500,000 in grant funding to engage with the ASCC and […]

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Global Secure Shipping wins Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

Global Secure Shipping Inc. a spin-off company from the University of Maine Advanced Structures & Composites Center (ASCC), was awarded the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award from the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce. The Old Town company is the globe’s sole producer of ISO-certified secure intermodal shipping containers. The one-of-a-kind shipping containers have six-sided intrusion detection, […]

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Revolutionizing American Infrastructure: Senators Collins and Whitehouse Introduce IMAGINE Act Highlighting ASCC Excellence

In a recent press release, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (ME) and Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) introduced the Innovative Materials for America’s Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act, a bipartisan effort aimed at promoting the research and deployment of innovative construction materials in transportation and water infrastructure projects nationwide. Senator Collins emphasized the importance of leveraging […]

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ASCC Exec. Director Dr. Dagher presenting at Marietta College’s E3 Conference

The University of Maine Advanced Structures & Composites Center’s (ASCC) Executive Director, Dr. Habib Dagher, will be co-presenting a virtual panel discussion at the third annual Student Conference and Exhibition on Earth Energy and Environment (E3) by Marietta College. The panel titled “Harnessing the Power of Wind, Sun, and Geothermal” will be held online via […]

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ASCC collaborates with ARCSIM in innovation into the “digital twin”

“Creating a Digital Twin with Prahuddha Chkraborty and Ben Grooms” by Stefania Irene Marthakis was featured in the UMaine ARCSIM Newsletter.  The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures & Composites Center (ASCC) and Advanced Research Computing, Security and Information Management (ARCSIM) are collaborating to create integral technology and contemporary innovations to the digital twin.  A digital […]

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ASCC Featured in Made in America Clean Energy Special!

The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) was featured on Made in America’s Clean Energy Special! This special, exhibiting a variety of clean energy solutions. Specifically focusing on our Floating Offshore Wind technology and Ocean Energy Engineering program, Made in America highlights the University of Maine’s ASCC as a leader in climate […]

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