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UMaine Grad Named “2014 Engineering Leader Under 40”

Aron Semle (UMaine Computer Engineering Graduate, 2004) has been named as a “2014 Engineering Leader Under 40”. Control Engineering and Plant Engineering announced the awards on Sept 14, 2014. The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to […]

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Kepware receives Governor’s Award for Business Excellence

Kepware Technologies in Portland is one of eight companies to receive a 2014 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence.  The awards were presented in a reception at SMCC on Friday Sept 19.  Kepware Technologies provides a wide range of communication and interoperability software solutions for the automation industry. Congratulations Kepware! More information is available in this BDN news […]

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Co-ops at Apple

Apple is seeking co-ops starting in either January or May 2015 for their iPhone Hardware Systems Group in Cupertino.  The co-op positions could last from 4 to 9 months.  Interested students should contact either Professor Kotecki or Professor Segee for application details.   iPhone Hardware System Integration Engineer Intern

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Joel Castro: Distinguished 2014 HENAAC Award Nominee

ECE Graduate and current graduate student Joel Castro is a 2014 Distinguished HENAAC Award Nominee.  The recognition, provided by Great Minds in Stem (GMiS) states “Your excellence and leadership in STEM inspires our community, empowers our nation, and exemplifies the GMiS vision to keep America technologically strong.” Congratulations, Joel!

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New Computer Engineering Minor Requirements

On Dec 6, 2013, the ECE faculty approved significant changes to the requirements to obtain a minor in Computer Engineering.  The changes are under review by the University UPCC.  Pending approval, current students at the University of Maine will have the option of using the new requirements, or (if they choose) using the minor requirements […]

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Texas Instruments Analog Circuits Laboratory Opened

Texas Instruments and the University of Maine unveiled the new Texas Instruments Analog Circuits Laboratory in Barrows Hall on October 8.  The lab was completely renovated by leveraging a $60,000 investment from TI with funds from the University of Maine to create a modern inviting environment for students to learn the fundamentals of analog circuit […]

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New Nanotechnology Minor

The Nanotechnology Minor comprises both fundamental and specialized coursework preparation for undergraduate students who are interested in nanoscale research and/or who wish to pursue a career in nanotechnology. For more information see the Nanotechnology Minor Flyer.

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Ali Abedi Receives IEEE Award

Ali Abedi has been selected as a recipient of the  the 2013 IEEE Region 1 Enhancement of the Relationship between IEEE and Industry Award.  The award recognizes Ali’s “leadership in bringing together and forming lasting partnerships between IEEE and the wireless and aerospace industries“. Congratulations and well done, Ali!

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LASST Video Highlight

Well-established facilities at LASST are available for materials synthesis and processing, analysis and characterization, and device fabrication and testing. Students obtain experience with state-of-the-art instrumentation under the guidance of LASST faculty and professional staff. See LASST video highlight

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Smart Grid in Maine

Maine has been included in the leading 15 states in the nation for smart grid investment.  The rankings are based upon each state’s smart grid policies, investment, and customer engagement.  The findings are summarized in this report from the Gridwise Alliance and the Smart Grid Policy Center.

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