Faculty

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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High Altitude Ballooning group to live stream eclipse at Clemson University

A University of Maine contingent will be in South Carolina on Aug. 21 to provide people around the world with a live view of the total eclipse from the edge of space. The engineering group is part of the NASA-sponsored project, “Great American Eclipse,” during which students from 55 teams nationwide will launch high-altitude balloons […]

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Professor Kim Huguenard

Mount Desert Islander advances storm surge talk by Huguenard, Rickard

Mount Desert Islander reported University of Maine professors Kim Huguenard and Laura Rickard will talk about estuaries and storm surge at the Somes-Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary in Mount Desert at 7 p.m. July 20. During “Sensing Storm Surge: A Citizen Science Approach to Measuring Storm Surge-Estuarine Interaction in Maine,” Huguenard, an assistant professor in ocean and […]

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UMaine’s SVT Program wins national grand prize

June 19, 2017 The University of Maine Surveying Engineering Technology Program has received the 2017 Surveying Education Award from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), the organization’s top honor that comes with a $25,000 grand prize. The Surveying Education Award recognizes surveying/geomatics programs that best reflect NCEES’ mission to advance licensure […]

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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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UMaine’s new Biomass to Bioproducts Pilot Plant

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, WABI (Channel 5), Mainebiz and WLBZ (Channel 2) Reports on the new Biomass to Bioproducts Pilot Plant at the University of Maine’s Technology Research Center in Old Town. UMaine to launch 100-hour continuous operation campaign of new Biomass to Bioproducts Pilot Plant May 1, 2017 A pilot plant […]

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Dr. Thiagarajan Honored by SNAME

Dr. Thiagarajan will receive three awards from the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) at the President’s Luncheon on Friday, November 5 in Bellevue, Washington. Dr. Thiagarajan has been elected to the prestigious grade of SNAME Fellow, been named Faculty Advisor of the Year, and been recognized with a Certificate of Appreciation. Fellow […]

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