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The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center is a world-leading, interdisciplinary center for research, education, and economic development encompassing material sciences, manufacturing, and engineering of composites and structures. The UMaine Composites Center evaluates materials and structures from nano- to full-scale within its 100,000 ft2 laboratory.

Since its founding with support from the National Science Foundation in 1996, the Center has financially supported more than 2,600 students, received 120 patents, and received over 40 national and global awards for research excellence.

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When using the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center’s name, please use the full name, “University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center” for the first mention and then “the UMaine Composites Center,” for every mention thereafter.


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