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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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May 2017 Francis Crowe Society Photos

The graduating class of 2017 and distinguished engineers were inducted into the Francis Crowe Society, May 13, 2017. Click on each photo to open a larger version for optional download.            

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Outstanding Graduating Students in Engineering

Donald Bistri, Outstanding Graduating International Student in the College of Engineering Donald Bistri of Tirana, Albania is a mechanical engineering major who has been a student research assistant for two years in the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC). At UMaine, his honors included the Alton S. and Adelaide B. Hamm College of Engineering Scholarship. […]

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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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Hall of Fame Engineer Inducted into the Francis Crowe Society

Hall of Fame Engineer George P. Sakellaris, P.E. was Inducted May 9, 2017 Mr. Sakellaris is the President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company headquartered in Framingham, MA.  A public company, Ameresco employs over 1,000 […]

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UMaine EWB Making a Difference

This December, Engineers Without Borders (EWB) UMaine embarks on a second assessment trip to the community of El Descanso, Ecuador! This trip lays the groundwork for the development of a sustainable water supply system. The 120-person community resides about 30 miles from the Ecuadorian coast, and has been lucky enough to miss most of the […]

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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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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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