Alumni

Michael Maier

Name: Michael Maier Hometown: Sanbornton, New Hampshire Major: Bioengineering Year: Alumni – Graduated 2018 Why did you choose: -UMaine? I chose UMaine because it was a perfect fit for me. The location was great, but not completely alien to me as a New Englander. The school had a great reputation in engineering, and I was […]

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$1 Million Corporate Pledge Given towards Engineering Education & Design Center

Packaging Corporation of America has pledged a $1 million gift to help construct the University of Maine Engineering Education and Design Center, according to UMaine Pulp & Paper Foundation President Carrie Enos. PCA is one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S. and a corporate member of UMPPF. Headquartered […]

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UMaine names 2018 valedictorian, salutatorian – both Engineering Students!

The University of Maine’s 2018 valedictorian is Graham Van Goffrier of Norwell, Massachusetts and the salutatorian is Brianna DeGone of Turner, Maine. They will be honored at UMaine’s 216th Commencement in Harold Alfond Sports Arena May 12. Van Goffrier will receive a bachelor’s degree in physics, with minors in electrical engineering, mathematics and nanotechnology, and […]

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Alumni Focus – Peter Dumont CIE ’94

Peter Dumont is the Vice President, Global Strategic Projects for Pentair Thermal Management, a business unit of Pentair Ltd. This business unit generated approximately $700 million in revenue in 2016. Peter has been with the business for over 17 years, working in various roles both domestically and internationally. Pentair Thermal Management (PTM) specializes in providing […]

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UMaine Engineers Are Growing Maine’s Economy

Brewer engineering business Compotech Inc. was the focus of the Bangor Daily News feature, “Where the Bangor region’s future job growth will probably come from.” http://bangordailynews.com/…/where-the-bangor-regions-futu…/ The article argues economic development in the Bangor area is likely to look like Compotech Inc., a business with 10 employees that got its start at the University of […]

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UMaine, EMCC agreement makes transferring to four-year degrees easier

  Eastern Maine Community College and the University of Maine signed a Memorandum of Understanding Aug. 1, that confirms the commitment of both institutions to allow EMCC students in designated programs to easily transfer credits toward a UMaine bachelor’s degree. The MOU supports the creation of program agreements to streamline admission opportunities for academically qualified […]

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Computer Pioneer Chuck I. Peddle Inducted into the Francis Crowe Society

The Legendary Chuck Peddle, Inventor of The Personal Computer, UMaine Engineering Physics Class of 1959, was inducted into the Francis Crowe Society as a distinguished engineer on June 24th in the town of San Leandro, CA by Dana Humphrey, President Susan Hunter, and Patricia Cummings, Senior Director of Philanthropy, University of Maine Foundation. Charles Ingerham […]

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Teacher Jamie Bell Recognized for Inspiring Future Engineers

Jamie Bell is a science teacher at Caribou High School, an alum of UMaine Engineering with a degree in Engineering Physics (with a minor in mathematics), class of 2002, and is one of two teachers chosen by our first-year engineering students for work to inspire future engineers. Jamie started his professional career working as a […]

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