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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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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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WABI interviews Dr. Habib Dagher about saving lives and creating jobs

WABI (Channel 5) interviewed Habib Dagher, founding executive director of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, about the impacts of ballistic technology developed at the University of Maine. “I was in my office, and I got a call one day,” Dagher said. “Someone from the Army, someone in Afghanistan that said, ‘thank you very much. You’ve […]

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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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The Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory recognized as an official TEAMER facility

The TEAMER program aims to accelerate promising marine energy technologies by providing access to select U.S. testing facilities within its network The Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory at the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center is an official TEAMER (Testing Expertise and Access for Marine Energy Research) facility. TEAMER is a three-year, $16 […]

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Aaraon Schnack with Habib Dagher

Schanck named a University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year

Bangor resident one of 34 nationwide recognized by U.S. DOT ORONO, Maine — Andrew Schanck of Bangor, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering at the University of Maine, was recognized with an Outstanding Student of the Year award by the U.S. Department of Transportation for his exceptional research efforts with the Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center […]

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Immediate Openings for Engineers, Scientists and Technicians

January 2020 US PERSONS ONLY – CONTROLLED PROJECTS Immediate Openings for Engineers, Scientists and Technicians to Support Research and Development on the World’s Largest Thermoplastic 3D Printer The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center located in Orono, Maine recently installed the world’s largest thermoplastic 3D printer. In the process, the Center set 3 […]

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