Department of Engineering


US News highlights USM’s social mobility and engineering in new rankings

US News and World Reports’ just-released college rankings highlight the University of Southern Maine’s place among the top public universities in the Northeast. The university’s recognition — as an overall top public school, for social mobility and for its strong engineering program – highlight USM’s rising stature in Maine and throughout the country.

Engineering Professor and students create 3D print face shields

USM's Engineering Professor Asheesh Lanba and students create face shields for healthcare workers.

USM and Gorham unveil new partnership to earn free college credit

The University of Southern Maine and Gorham High School have announced a new partnership to give high school students an unprecedented opportunity to earn free college credit. In three pathways of study — nursing and health sciences, law and liberal arts, and engineering — Gorham High juniors and seniors will have the chance to attain college credit in courses coordinated by their teachers and USM professors.

Engineering faculty, Asheesh Lanba gets published

Dr. Asheesh Lanba's work with the USDA just got published

Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Asheesh Lanba shares his creative exam

USM Ph.D. Professor of Engineering, Asheesh Lanba shares his creative exam
The USM Update taping December 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' December 2019

In the final 2019 episode of "The USM Update,” USM President Glenn Cummings talks with guests about programming for student veterans, experiential learning partnerships and students in the arts.

Tech start-up created by Gabe Garza ‘08 developing indoor mapping robots

A tech start-up firm founded by University of Southern Maine alumnus Gabe Garza ‘08 is developing an indoor mapping technology with specially designed robots.
USM Update taping November 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' November 2019

In the November episode of "The USM Update," USM President Glenn Cummings sits down to talk about groundbreaking biology research at USM, global leadership through the Maine Model United Nations program, and how USM is leading the way in sustainable seafood initiatives.

New Course Announcement for Spring 2020

New Course Announcement for Spring 2020
Kallee Gallant, USM student as Titania_Maine State Ballet

Future engineer/STEM student dances lead with Maine State Ballet

Triple STEM major Kallee Gallant hopes someday to use her education to work for the CERN particle accelerator or for NASA, and in the meantime, while pursuing her studies, she's also pursuing her passion as a dancer with a lead role in Maine State Ballet's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream!