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Habib Dagher receiving the 2021 Academic Pioneer Award from the American Composites Manufacturers Association

Dagher recognized with ACMA’s 2021 Academic Pioneer Award

Orono, Maine — Habib Dagher, executive director of the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, is the inaugural recipient of the 2021 Academic Pioneer Award from the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA). Dagher and the Advanced Structures and Composites Center team was honored in person at ACMA’s Membership Awards Ceremony and Reception on […]

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Buzzelli’s research addressing affordable housing shortage through additive manufacturing presented to top national laboratories

Angelina Buzzelli, a University of Maine MBA student and Graduate Assistant at the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, is contributing research at the national level to address the shortage of affordable housing in the U.S. through innovative 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, technology. Buzzelli recently shared her research with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and […]

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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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A photo of Sunil Bhandari and Dr. Lopez-Andio

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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