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Hampden bridge event celebrates UMaine’s groundbreaking research in sustainable, low-cost transportation solutions 

Hampden, Maine — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined Maine Department of Transportation officials, University of Maine researchers, Advanced Infrastructure Technologies (AIT) Bridges and industry partners at the Grist Mill Bridge in Hampden, Maine today to celebrate the groundbreaking research that is leading the country toward a sustainable, low-cost transportation system of the future. The 75-foot […]

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MaineBiz: Floating offshore wind is a new industry by Maine, for Maine

MaineBiz published a commentary by Dana Connors, President, Maine State Chamber of Commerce on February 10, titled, “Floating offshore wind is a new industry by Maine, for Maine.” The commentary discusses Maine’s unique opportunity to be a global leader in floating offshore wind using UMaine’s designed and patented VolturnUS technology. “The patented VolturnUS floating offshore […]

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Article by Bhandari and Lopez-Anido about research work in 3D printing published in the journal “Materials”

An article by PhD student Sunil Bhandari, titled Discrete-Event Simulation Thermal Model for Extrusion-Based Additive Manufacturing of PLA and ABS, has been published in a special issue “Additive Manufacturing Methods and Modeling Approaches” from the journal “Materials”. The article, which was co-authored by Dr Roberto A. Lopez-Anido, acts as a chapter in Bhandari’s dissertation. The […]

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ASCC Team with Paul Dabbar

Top U.S. Department of Energy Official Tours the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center

Orono, Maine: The Honorable Paul M. Dabbar, Under Secretary for Science at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), toured the 100,000 ft2 University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) and observed demonstrations showcasing ASCC’s world-leading research in green energy and materials. Under Secretary Dabbar observed UMaine’s VolturnUS floating concrete hull for a wind […]

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Diamond Offshore Wind, RWE Renewables join the University of Maine to lead development of Maine floating offshore wind demonstration project

Orono, Maine — The University of Maine will collaborate with New England Aqua Ventus, LLC (NEAV), a joint venture between Diamond Offshore Wind, a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, and RWE Renewables, the second-largest company in offshore wind globally, to develop UMaine’s floating offshore wind technology demonstration project off the coast of Maine. As the […]

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