Meulenberg excels at powerlifting event

Bangor Daily News 3/30/09
Monday’s Bangor Daily News includes a story describing UMaine physics professor Rob Meulenberg’s performance at Saturday’s Maine Games State Powerlifting Championships in Brewer. Meulenberg, who joined the UMaine faculty in September and is also associated with the Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology, set a new state record in the squat with a personal-best lift of 832 pounds. The previous state record was 650 pounds. He also set a state record by lifting a combined total of 1,913 pounds in three lifts: bench press, squat and dead lift.