Three Massachusetts Colleges Collaborate to Offer Students Offshore Wind Opportunities

June 29, 2018

Officials from Bristol Community College, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding called Connect4Wind, “a long-term commitment to collaborative development of curriculum and programs focused on the offshore wind energy industry.” As part of the agreement, students at the three colleges can share facilities and participate in collaborative research. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth engineering professor Ramprasad Balasubramanian noted that offshore wind will be “a cornerstone of a regional blue economy corridor.”