Patent Portfolio

The UMaine Composites Center currently holds 36 patents within its patent portfolio and has 10 patent applications pending.

Patent Portfolio

Patent # Patent Title Inventors Date Filed Date Issued
US 9964097 Floating Wind Turbine Support System Habib, J. Dagher, Anthony M. Viselli 2014 5/8/2018
US 9809007 BS Composite Weldable Panel with Embedded Devices Habib, J. Dagher, Eric D. Cassidy, Anthony M. Viselli, Bruce Segee 2016 11/7/17
US 9518564 Floating Hybrid Composite Wind Turbine Platform and Tower System Habib J. Dagher, Anthony M. Viselli, Andrew J. Goupee 2010 12/13/16
US 9394035 Floating Wind Turbine Platform and Method of Assembling Habib J. Dagher, Anthony M. Viselli, Andrew J. Goupee 2013 07/19/16
JP 5950923 Floating Hybrid Composite Wind Turbine Platform and Tower System Habib J. Dagher, Anthony M. Viselli, Andrew J. Goupee 2013 06/13/16
EP 1706546 Sheet Piling Panels with Elongated Voids Habib J. Dagher, Roberto Lopez-Anido. Douglas J. Gardner, Matthew J. Dura, Katherine L. Stephens 04/10/06 5/13/15
US 8865285 B2 Composite Weldable Panel with Embedded Devices Habib, J. Dagher, Eric D. Cassidy, Anthony M. Viselli 10/3/07 10/21/14
US 8850750 Rapidly-Deployable Lightweight Load Resisting Arch System Habib J. Dagher, Eric N. Landis Imad W. El Chiti 1/26/05 10/7/14
EP 2346929 B1 Thermoplastic Composites Containing Lignocellulosic Materials and Methods of Making Same Douglas J. Gardner, Christopher H. West, Yousoo Han 10/15/09 2/12/14
US 8596018 Blast Mitigation and Ballistic Protection System and Components Thereof Habib J. Dagher, Eric D. Cassidy, Laurent R. Parent, Anthony J. Dumais, Edwin N. Nagy, Robert T. O’Neil, Richard F. Nye 10/2/08 12/3/13
US 8591788 Method of Forming a Composite Structural Member Habib J. Dagher, Richard F. Nye 9/26/10 11/25/13
US 8531292 Composite Anti-tamper Container with Embedded Devices Habib J. Dagher, Fred Hewitt Smith 7/13/05 9/9/13
US 8522486 Composite Structural Member Habib Dagher, Richard Nye 9/26/10 9/2/13
US 8487763 Breach Detection System for Containers Habib Dagher, Ryan Fisher, Bruce Segee, Anthony Viselli 12/17/09 7/16/13
CA 2549939 Sheet Piling for Retaining Walls with Columnar Voids Habib Dagher, Matthew Dura, Douglas Gardner, John Hwalek 7/9/13
US 8429857 Blast and Ballistic Protection System Paul T. Melrose, Richard F. Nye, Ashley E. Tower, Laurent R. Parent, Robert T. O’Neil 8/18/09 4/30/13
US 8372320 Method for Drying Cellulose Nanofibrils Douglas J. Gardner, Yousoo Han, Yucheng Peng 4/27/11 2/12/13
EP 1968780 B1 Method of Making Composite Construction Members Habib J. Dagher, Joshua J. Tomblin, Richard F. Nye, Imad W. El Chiti, Matthew W. Bodwell, Alexander L. Baker, Roberto A. Lopez-Anido 12/20/06 11/21/12
US 8221663 Method of Making Cellulosic Filled Thermoplastic Composites of an Anhydride Containing Copolymer Stephen Michalik, Douglas J. Gardner, Christopher H. West, Yousoo Han 12/15/08 7/17/12
US 8197732 Composite Reinforced Oriented Strand Board Habib J. Dagher, Russell A. Edgar, Jon R. Hill 6/8/10 6/12/12
US 8141313 Interlocking Roofing Panel System Habib J. Dagher, William G. Davids 12/9/10 3/27/12
US 8046969 Roofing Panel Assembly Habib J. Dagher, William G. Davids 10/6/08 11/1/11
US 7871055 Lightweight Composite Concrete Formwork Panel Habib J. Dagher, Ghassan N. Fayad, Jonathon E. Kenerson, Matthew S. Giffen 4/24/06 1/18/11
US 7862675 Slip Method for Pressing Beams with Bonded Tendons Howard M. Gray, Habib J. Dagher 6/7/10 1/4/11
US 7811495 Composite Construction Members and Method of Making Habib J. Dagher, Joshua J. Tomblin, Richard F. Nye, Imad W. El Chiti, Matthew W. Bodwell, Alexander L. Baker, Roberto A. Lopez-Anido 12/19/06 10/12/10
US 7685921 Composite Panels for Blast and Ballistic Protection Habib J. Daggher, Keenan M. Goslin, Eric D. Cassidy, Laurent R. Parent, Edwin N. Nagy 1/30/07 3/30/10
US 7659330 Thermoplastic Composites Containing Lignocellulosic Materials and Methods of making Same Douglas J. Gardner, Christopher H. West, Yousoo Han 10/15/08 2/9/10
US 7547470 Multifunctional Reinforcement System for Wood Composite Panels Douglas J. Gardner, Stephen M. Shaler, Lech Muszynski, Ciprian Pirvu, Jungil Son 4/28/06 6/16/09
US 7416368 Sheet Piling Panels with Elongated Voids Habib J. Dagher, Roberto A. Lopez-Anido, Douglas J. Gardner, Mathew J. Dura, Katherine L. Stephens 12/15/04 8/26/08
US 7300894 Composites Pressure Resin Infusion System (ComPRIS) Barry S. Goodell, Roberto A. Lopez-Anido, Benjamin Herzog 12/9/03 11/27/07
US 7141137 Method of making Laminated Wood Beam with Varying Lamination Thickness Throughout the Thickness of the Beam Jon C. Flutak, Shane M. McDougall, Habib J. Dagher 2/28/03 11/28/06
US 6699575 Wood Composite Panels for Disaster-Resistant Construction Habib J. Dagher, William G. Davids 2/25/00 3/2/04
EP 1263578 B1 Wood Composite Panels for Disaster-Resistant Construction Habib J. Dagher, William G. Dagher 2/21/01 11/22/03
US 6490834 Building Construction Configuration and Method Habib J. Dagher 1/28/00 12/10/02
US 6281148 Resin Starved Impregnated Panels, Wood Composites Utilizing said Panels and Methods for Making the Same Habib Dagher, Beckry Abdel-Magid, Stephen M. Shaler 1/27/98 8/28/01
US 6170209 Prestressing System for Wood Structures and Elements Habib Dagher, Beckry Abdel-Magid 11/5/97 1/9/01

Pending Patents

Patent Application # Patent Title Inventors Date Published
US 20140069024 A1 Composite Structural Member Habib J. Dagher, Richard F. Nye 4/13/14
WO 2013155521 A1 Floating Wind Turbine Platform and Method of Assembling Habib J. Dagher, Anthony M. Viselli, Andrew J. Goupee 11/28/13
US 20120009018 Culvert Liner Jacob J. Marquis, Alexander J. Thibodeau 7/12/11
US 20110294925 Composite from Hemicellulose Extracted Wood with Improved Performance and Reduced Emissions Stephen M. Shaler, Juan J. Paredes, Adriaan Reinhard Pieter Van Heiningen 11/23/10
US 20100270318 Panel Assembly for Cargo Containers Habib Dagher, Anthony M. Viselli 4/26/10
US 20100297388 Composite Panel for Blast and Ballistic Protection Habib J. Dagher, Paul T. Melrose, Laurent R. Parent, Jacques W. Nadar 2/25/10
US 20060125152 Processes for Manufacturing Engineered Composite Objects Douglas J. Gardner, Xuelian Zhang, Christopher Watt, Lech Muszynski 11/17/05
US 20070066722 Thermoplastic Composites Containing Lignocellulosic Materials and Methods of Making the Same Shane R. C. O’Neill, Douglas J. Gardner, Stephen M. Shaler 9/16/05
US 20050000185 Equilateral Strand Composite Limber and Method of Making the Same Russell A. Edgar, Stephen M. Shaler, Habib J. Dagher 5/28/04
US 20010002609 Method of Manufacturing Reinforced Wood Composites Habib Dagher, Beckry Abdel-Magid 8/17/98