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Yi Peng

Peng Awarded Prestigious 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Yi Peng, a graduate student in civil engineering who conducts research at the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, has received a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The Fellowship provides a three-year annual stipend and tuition assistance. Peng, from Old Town, Maine, is among the 2,000 Fellows selected from more than 12,000 applicants. Peng […]

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Yousoon Han

Dr. Yousoo Han Promoted to Associate Research Professor

Dr. Yousoo Han is among twenty-one University of Maine faculty who received tenure and/or promotion earlier this week. The faculty members were nominated by UMaine President Susan J. Hunter based on a peer and administrative review of their successful teaching, research and public service, and approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees. Dr. […]

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Journal of Light Construction - Dwyer article

Dwyer featured in Journal of Light Construction

Mark Dwyer, a research engineer at the UMaine Composites Center, was recently featured in the Journal of Light Construction for a personal side project: designing and building a net-zero home in Bangor, Maine. Click here to read the full article. From the article: These days, building a house that complies with the energy code can […]

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Paper by McDonald, Goupee, Berube, and Lopez-Anido published in book on Structural Health Monitoring

A paper titled, “Numerical Model for Predicting Carbon Fiber Composite Cable Forces in a Cable-Stayed Bridge,” was recently published in Structural Health Monitoring 2017: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. The paper was authored by University of Maine researchers Dr. Andrew Goupee, Dr. Keith Berube, and Dr. Roberto Lopez-Anido. Abstract: Carbon Fiber Composite […]

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Sunil Bhandari Graduate Research Award 2017

Graduate Student Sunil Bhandari receives Edward T. Bryand Graduate Research Award from the UMaine College of Engineering

On November 17, graduate student Sunil Bhandari was presented with the 2017 Edward T. Bryand Graduate Research Award from the UMaine College of Engineering. Dr. Roberto Lopez-Anido, Bhandari’s advisor, read the following commentary during the award ceremony: Last Fall, Sunil Bhandari presented a technical paper on additive manufacturing at the international Composites and Advanced Materials (CAMX) Conference. […]

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David Erb Featured Speaker at SPE ACCE

David Erb, Senior R&D Program Manager, was recently a featured speaker at the Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition (SPE ACCE) where he gave an overview of UMaine’s work to reverse engineer a metallic differential cover for a 1998 GMC truck using thermoplastic resins and carbon/glass fiber molded via thermoforming. Jeff Sloan, […]

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Cross-laminated Timber

Cross-Laminated Timber Focus of BDN article on regional economic growth

The Bangor Daily News recently featured UMaine’s cross-laminated timber research in its “series seeking to understand how the Bangor region could grow its economy.” From the BDN: “Mass timber and CLT is the first real wood product that competes with and displaces steel and concrete rather than other wood products,” said Stephen Shaler, director of UMaine’s […]

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