Department of Engineering
The mechanical engineering program at USM is rapidly growing. The department has received authorization to add another faculty member to support the program. This will allow the department to expand its offerings which also will help the closely coupled electrical engineering program. So both programs will be helped by this new addition.
Students and faculty represent USM Engineering at ASEE 2014 Zone I Conference at the University of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, CT.
The American Society of Engineering Education Northeast Section Conference was held at UMass Lowell April 27th and 28th 2012. There were 388 attendees with nearly 200 students attending.
SWANA is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the current academic year for undergraduates or graduate students committed to a degree closely tied to Solid Waste Management, Environmental Science, Engineering, or a related field of study.
Dr. Mehrdaad Ghorashi, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Jacob Finley, a mechanical engineering major, have had a paper accepted for publication and presentation at the 120th national American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
The University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce that USM Mechanical Engineering student Tom Myers has won the 2013 UMaine Business Challenge, a student business plan competition based at the University of Maine in Orono.
USM is hosting a Job Fair on Tuesday March 12th in the Abromson Center on the Portland Campus from 12:00pm-4:30pm
Join us for Engineers Week 2013 this Saturday March 2nd 9am - 2pm, on the Gorham campus at The University of Southern Maine. $2 per person donation at the door is suggested. For more details visit: www.EngineeringME.com
The University of Southern Maine has named its 2012-2013 recipients of the National Science Foundation STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Scholarships.
Matt Pemberton, a senior in USM's Mechanical Engineering program, is chief operating office for Maine Standard Biofeuls. Pemberton and Maine Standard Biofeuls, Maine's only commercial biodiesel plant, were featured in a Portland Press Herald article regarding a tax incentive meant to boost production of biofeuls this year.