Nanocomposites

Article by Tajvidi on multiscale modeling of lignocellulosic foams published in Materials & Design

Orono, Maine —  An article by ASCC researcher Mehdi Tajvidi, other School of Forest Resources researchers Islam Hafez and Mohammad Tauhiduzzaman, and Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering researcher Douglas Bousfield, was published in Materials & Design. The paper is titled “Multiscale Modeling of Lignocellulosic Foams under Compression.” Foam products from non-renewable and non-biodegradable plastics […]

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ASCC Researcher, Dr. Douglas Gardner, Reaches 9,000+ Journal Citations

ASCC Updates ASCC Researcher, Dr. Douglas Gardner, Reaches 9,000+ Journal Citations ORONO, Maine 𑁋 The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center researcher Dr. Douglas J. Gardner has recently been recognized for his published journal articles being cited over 9,000 times in other works. His articles include his research on wood-polymer composite materials, adhesion, […]

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Article by Elliott Sanders, Yousoo Han, Todd Rushing, and Douglas Gardner Published in MDPI Nanomaterials

An article by PhD student Elliott Sanders, titled Electrospinning of Cellulose Nanocrystal-Filled Poly (Vinyl Alcohol) Solutions: Material Property Assessment, has been published on the website of the Nanomaterials journal by the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. The article was coauthored by Yousoo Han, Todd Rushing, and Doctor Douglas Gardner. The following is the abstract for the article: Poly […]

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Researchers Awarded $250,000 Grant to Develop Next-Generation CNF Building Materials; Support Growth of Maine Forest Products Industry

Drs. Mehdi Tajvidi, Douglas Gardner, Douglas Bousfield, and Jinwu Wang of the School of Forest Resources and Advanced Structures and Composites Center have received a $250,000 grant from P3Nano to develop next generation cellulose nanofibril (CNF) building materials. The goal of this research is to commercialize new CNF building materials, which would lead the creation of Maine […]

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UMaine PhD Student Nadir Yildirim Wins UMaine Business Challenge

“University of Maine Ph.D. student Nadir Yildirim won first place at the 2015 UMaine Business Challenge for his company that aims to develop eco-friendly, recyclable and reusable products for several industries. Yildirim, a student in the Wood Science and Technology Program in the School of Forest Resources, received $5,000 to further develop his business, Revolution […]

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Dr. Dagher Presents Keynote Address at Society of Plastics Engineers’ Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition (ACCE)

Dr. Habib Dagher was noted by Composites World for his recent keynote address at the 2014 Society of Plastics Engineers’ Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition. Read the full article, here: http://www.compositesworld.com/articles/spe-acc-report Nearly 850 attendees gathered to assess the state of composite materials in automotive platforms at the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition […]

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