Gardner Receives Dr. Jackie Rehkopf 2nd Place Best Paper Award At SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition

A paper published by Dr. Douglas J. Gardner was recognized with the Dr. Jackie Rehkopf Second Place Best Paper Award at the Society of of Plastics Engineers’ Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition in recognition of excellence in technical writing. The paper is titled: “Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Basalt-Carbon Fiber-Filled Recycled Polypropylene and Polyamide Composites.” The abstract reads: This […]

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Madeline Wehrle: Researching structural thermoplastics for use in medical field

Madeline Wehrle was interested in medicine from an early age. After being introduced to isometric drawing and computer-aided design, or CAD, modeling in high school, she also became interested in bioengineering. “It was more of a realization that innovation or engineering is applicable to whatever field you are most passionate about — which for me […]

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Senator King Joins National Laboratory Officials & UMaine to Announce Innovative Partnership to Grow Maine’s Economy

One week after the Economic Development Assessment Team released its report on how to strengthen Maine’s forest economy, U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) joined officials from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine) to start implementing its recommendations, beginning with the announcement […]

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