Events

Francis Crowe December Induction Ceremony

The College of Engineering hosted the annual Francis Crowe Induction Ceremony on December 11th to recognize recent December grads and also a distinguished engineer, faculty and honorary engineers into the Francis Crowe Society. The December 11, 2017 Francis Crowe program can be seen here, as a download. Francis Crowe Society Membership Distinguished Members Individuals who have made major […]

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Design & Build Cardboard Canoe Race

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is hosting the annual Design & Build Cardboard Canoe Race on Saturday, September 30 at 1:00 p.m. Location: Stillwater River by the Steamplant Parking Lot Register Now! $20 Per Team Up to 4 people per canoe Contact umaine.asme@gmail.com for further details and to register  

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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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UMaine-assisted balloon launch

The Lincoln County News covered the May 24th launch of a high-altitude balloon carrying experiments of students at Jefferson Village School and Bristol Consolidated School. The launch was part of the Maine Space Grant Consortium’s Maine Student High Altitude Platform Program, designed to increase student interest in STEM. Richard Eason, a University of Maine associate […]

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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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Teacher Wayne Rathbun Inducted into the Francis Crowe Society

Each year, we survey our first-year engineering students and ask them to name one person who greatly impacted their schooling and their decision to study engineering. We choose two names that are mentioned the most. This year, the teachers we are so pleased to recognize are Wayne Rathbun of Windham High School and Jamie Bell […]

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EMERA Maine alumni Energy Inducted into the Francis Crowe Society

EMERA Maine employees were inducted into the Francis Crowe Society on Wednesday, May 25th at the UMaine EMERA Astronomy Center. EMERA employees who graduated from UMaine Engineering prior to 2000 when the Francis Crowe Society was created were inducted. Four Distinguished Engineers * were also recognized.     Standing: Dean Dana Humphrey, Mark Paradis, Bruce […]

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