NFPA Awards Six Fluid Power Research Supplements

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is actively working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power. One of the ways it does this is by supporting professors and graduate students who research and advance the field of fluid power. By engaging with graduate students early in their careers, we are encouraging them to…

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NFPA Awards Eleven Fluid Power Research Supplements

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is actively working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power. One of the ways it does this is by supporting academic researchers in fluid power. This helps to engage current and build the careers of future university faculty who are and will be in a position…

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NFPA to Award Research Supplements

Programs like the NFPA Research Supplement Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power,…

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NFPA Support of Fluid Power Research: Off-Highway Vehicle Chassis Dynamometer

Programs like the NFPA Research Supplements are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. NFPA Research Supplements provide funds to principal investigators with existing research grants to facilitate their presentations as well as the participation of…

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See the Latest Fluid Power Research at May 2020 CCEFP Summit

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Registration is now open for the next CCEFP Summit, which will take place at the University of Minnesota, May 19-21, 2020. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2019. Topics include: Fluid Power Energy Conversion…

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CCEFP Webinar to Cover Wind Turbine Efficiency and Electro-Hydraulic Actuators for Off-Road Machines

CCEFP Webinar

The 2019-20 CCEFP Webinar Series is underway and covers a number of fluid power research projects supported by the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation Research Supplements. The next episode, taking place November 13 at 12 pm CST, will feature the Increasing the Efficiency of Wind Turbines through Understanding of their Transient Responses project, presented by Kim Stelson…

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Registration Open for October CCEFP Summit

CCEFP Summit

Registration is now open for the next CCEFP Summit, which will take place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 22-24, 2019. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2018. Topics include energy conversion, storage, fluid power components, and surface modification. Attendees…

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CCEFP Summit Scheduled for October in Madison

CCEFP Summit

Save the date for the next Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) Summit, scheduled for October 22-24, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Summit will cover the latest breakthroughs in fluid power research, including projects supported by the NFPA Research Supplements. Attendees will learn about innovations in energy conversion, storage, fluid power…

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Registration Open for June CCEFP Summit

CCEFP Summit

The next CCEFP Summit will take place at the Maha Fluid Power Research Center at Purdue University, June 4 – 6, 2019, in honor of Prof. Monika Ivantysynova. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2018. Topics include pumps and motors,…

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