Key Terms & Titles


University of Maine's Advanced Structures and Composites Center

When using the University of Maine's Advanced Structures and Composites Center’s name, please use the full name, “University of Maine's Advanced Structures and Composites Center” for the first mention and then “the UMaine Composites Center,” for every mention there after. The use of an ampersand is incorrect when using the title (the ampersand is only used in the logo).

DeepCwind Consortium

Use a capital ‘D’ and ‘C’ in DeepCwind; the ‘w’ should be lowercase. DeepCwind is the only acceptable abbreviation.

Offshore Wind Laboratory

The official name of Advanced Structures and Composites Center’s most recent expansion. No abbreviation.

University of Maine

Institution and location overseeing Advanced Structures and Composites Center. The commonly used name of the institution is the University of Maine. The accepted second reference designation is UMaine. It is not appropriate to use the following, or similar, names or acronyms when referring to the university: UMO, University of Maine at Orono, UME, U. of M., UM-Orono, UMaine-Orono, Ume, U. of Maine.

University of Maine Deepwater Offshore Wind Test Site

Also UMaine Deepwater Offshore Wind Test Site. Not Ocean Energy Test Site, UMaine Deepwater Wind Test Site, Offshore Wind Testbed, or other variation. Official location for model testing of deepwater offshore wind turbines off of Monhegan Island. Overseen by the DeepCwind Consortium.