Student Focus

Paige Belanger: Co-Op Experience

This summer, third-year bioengineering student Paige Belanger had the opportunity to Co-Op at Solenis, an American manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. Paige’s position at Solenis was a commercial engineering intern. In this role, she conducted daily microbiological system profiles and investigated problems […]

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Austin Steward

Austin Steward is a third year Bioengineering major with a pre-med track with the direction of pediatrics. Austin was part of a select group who gained early access to the Tufts University of Medicine through the Maine Track Program Early Assurance. “Coming to the University of Maine, I am a third-generation student on both sides […]

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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 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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