Nashville, TN to Host this Year’s Premier Fluid Power Research Conference

The NSF Center for Compact and Efficient Power (CCEFP) and Vanderbilt University will host the most innovative minds in fluid power at its upcoming Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, October 13- 15, 2014.

Join the CCEFP to learn the latest in creative solutions to overcome both hydraulic and pneumatic technical challenges. Meet one-on-one with fluid power experienced students; listen to over 50 fluid power technical posters and research presentations.  A special highlight includes a tour of Oak Ridge National Laboratory to observe the human-scale fluid power activities in cutting-edge additive manufacturing in addition to visiting other Vanderbilt laboratories dedicated to emerging fluid power applications. And lastly, don’t miss out on our Nashville-themed social events.

Become engaged with the CCEFP and help drive its future

Participants include CCEFP graduate students, research faculty and fluid power researchers and students from around the world.  Recommended attendees are fluid power engineers and technical leaders, human resource professionals, CEO’s and marketing personnel.


  • Premier, US- based fluid power technical conference of 2014
  • Meet one-on-one with fluid power experienced graduate students
  • Over 50 fluid power technical posters and research presentations
  • Special visit to Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Tour of Vanderbilt University fluid power laboratories
  • Experience the many exciting opportunities of the historic “Music City” locale

For more info about this year’s meeting, contact:

Don Haney
Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-4957

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