UMaine Professors awarded a NASA EPSCoR funded opportunity to be part of an International Space Station Mission

Dr. Ali Abedi, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Dr. Vincent Cacesse, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maine were awarded a three-year, $100,000 grant by NASA EPSCoR through the Maine Space Grant Consortium to design and test ultrasonic leak sensors arrays on the International Space Station. A successful testing and validation will have enormous potential on the safety of the ISS and other manned or unmanned space activities as well as commercial potential.  Click here to read the abstract.