This episode features Zongxuan Sun, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota.
Professor Sun, or Sunny, is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota and the Director of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. That Center, known as the CCEFP, is a consortium of academic, industry, and government leaders that directs and conducts groundbreaking research in a variety of fluid power disciplines.
Under Sunny’s leadership the CCEFP recently conducted a workshop and has now published a report on “Challenges and Opportunities for Electrifying Off-Road Vehicles,” and so we invited him into our forum to learn more about the CCEFP and this interesting report.
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