CCEFP Director Stelson Receives Koski Medal

Kim StelsonKim A. Stelson (pictured), Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota and Director of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) has received the 2016 Robert E. Koski Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

The Robert E. Koski Medal, which is given annually to one nominated individual, recognizes those who have advanced the art and practices of fluid power motion and control through education and/or innovation.

Stelson was cited “for sustained and inspiring leadership of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, the largest concentration of fluid power research in the United States, which is changing the way fluid power is researched, applied, and taught.”

The medal was established in 2007 by the Fluid Power Systems and Technology Division to honor Robert E. Koski’s contributions to the field of Design Engineering and Dynamic and Systems and Control.

Professor Stelson may be reached at or 612-626-7168.

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