Corporate Partners Sought for Engineering Symposium at Purdue

The Agricultural and Biological Engineering Graduate Student Association (ABE-GSA) at Purdue University is seeking corporate partners to support their 3rd annual departmental graduate symposium, which will be tentatively held Thursday, February 18th, 2016.  The main objective of this student-run symposium will be to promote networking between students, industry professionals and potential recruiters. It will also provide an opportunity for industry…

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CCEFP Researcher Explores Commercialization Opportunity with Military Contractor

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By Brad Bohmann, CCEFP Sustainability Director On May 28, the University of Minnesota hosted a visit from Arnie Johnson, Chief Technology Officer at L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems. Mr. Johnson, a UMN graduate, met with Prof. Zongxuan Sun, CCEFP Deputy Co-Director, and other CCEFP staff members to discuss potential future research collaboration. L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems…

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Industry Supporters Pay a Visit to CCEFP Headquarters

Current NFPA Education Foundation Pascal Society silver member and supporter of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), Bobcat Doosan, visited research faculty and students at Center headquarters, at the University of Minnesota, on Tuesday, April 21. Gunter Matt, Hydraulics Functional Team Lead, and Tom Sagaser, Vice President of Hydraulics & Systems, of…

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NIST Funds a Fluid Power Advanced Manufacturing Consortium

    by Brad Bohlmann CCEFP Sustainability Director The Regents of the University of Minnesota, in partnership with the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will launch the Fluid Power Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (FPAMC)…

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Prospective Industry Supporters Visit CCEFP Headquarters

    By Brad Bohlmann CCEFP Sustainability Director [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n April 27, representatives from Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI), Dr. Tomoyuki Akashi, Principal Engineer and Eisuke Matsuzaki from SHI’s Technology Research Center, visited the University of Minnesota to meet with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) staff and researchers. The purpose of SHI’s visit…

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