CCEFP Researcher Explores Commercialization Opportunity with Military Contractor

CTO Arnie Johnson of L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems and Professor Zongxuan Sun of the University of Minnesota during an industry visit to the  CCEFP

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 is a division of L-3 Communications, a $13B US company that is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms.

Photo: CTO Arnie Johnson of L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems and Professor Zongxuan Sun of the University of Minnesota during an industry visit to the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power.

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