The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center located in Orono, Maine is searching for qualified engineers to work in the area design, testing, and advancement of floating offshore wind and renewable energy technologies. The 9,300 m2, $110 million, ISO 17025-accredited laboratory employs over 240 people with expertise in offshore design, model testing, multi-scale materials and structures design and evaluation, composite materials analysis and manufacturing, finite element analysis and multi-physics modeling techniques. The Harold Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory, housed in the center, consists of a deep multi-paddle wave basin with an integrated, rotatable wind tunnel that permits simultaneous application of scaled wind and wave environments for sophisticated floating body model tests. W2 is the only one of its kind in the world equipped with a rotating wind tunnel over a wave basin and also has a movable floating floor and a tow carriage. The facility is the home of a large offshore energy dedicated research team uniquely suited to design and test ocean energy devices, ship structures, oil and gas structures, as well as the effects of coastal erosion and sea level rise.
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