U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will tour the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday to learn more about the university’s deepwater offshore wind power activities.

Gov. John Bladacci, Sen. Susan Collins and U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud will meet with Chu along with Habib Dagher, center director.

Chu is a Nobel Prize winning physicist who was a professor at the University of California at Berkeley before his appointment to the Obama admnistration.