Author Archives: Alyssa Burger

grants update
Faculty from U.S. colleges and universities with undergraduate mechanical engineering programs have been invited to apply for the NFPA Fluid Power Curriculum Grants Program. The application deadline is Friday, June 9, 2017. The program objectives are to: Create awareness and engage students in fluid power, Engage faculty in the development and teaching of fluid power,...

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Capitol Hill
NFPA, CCEFP, and several industry supporters visited Capitol Hill on February 27-28, 2017 to promote the proposed Commercial Off-Road Vehicle R&D Program through the Vehicle Technology Office within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). This program is important to the fluid power industry because: The commercial off-road market consumes 8% of total transportation energy, which...

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Industry/University Engagement Summit Audience
CCEFP Industry-University Summit April 4-6, 2017 Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Register now for the spring CCEFP Industry-University Summit at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, April 4 - 6, 2017. The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invites you to the Industry-University Summit at Texas A&M University to meet one-on-one with...

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Industry/University Engagement Summit Audience
2017 CCEFP Industry-University Summit April 4 - 6, 2017 Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Mark your calendars. The next CCEFP Industry-University Summit will be held at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The Summit, co-sponsored by CCEFP and the NFPA, is a bi-annual meeting of the...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a workforce development program designed to support teams of undergraduate students (through a senior capstone design project or extracurricularly) as they develop a fluid powered vehicle without the use of chains or belts. Nine teams are participating in the program -- they join us from California Polytechnic State...

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NFPA member news
CCEFP Strategy Led by Faculty Experts and Industry Leaders The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) continues to make progress toward its three strategic research priorities, those being the creation of fluid power funding opportunities within government agencies, such as off-highway vehicles through the Department of Energy (DOE), human-scale systems through the Department of...

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FPIRC16
Update: Hotel Deadline has been extended to September 23, 2016 Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference 2016 (FPIRC16) October 10-12 Minneapolis, MN Co-sponsored by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) and Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)    A limited block of rooms has been reserved at: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall...

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FPIRC16 Technical Sessions
The official topics for the 2016 Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference (FPIRC) technical program have been announced. The three days of presentations, which are taking place at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis and are hosted by the Center for Compact & Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) and the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), will cover the...

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FPIRC16
Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference 2016 (FPIRC16) October 10-12 Minneapolis, MN Co-sponsored by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) and Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)    The only consortium of its kind in North America, the third annual Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference (FPIRC), co-sponsored by the National Fluid Power Association...

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FPIRC16
Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference 2016 (FPIRC16) October 10-12 Minneapolis, MN Co-sponsored by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) and Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)    FPIRC allows attendees to engage with the best and the brightest research faculty, trained students, and practitioners in the field of fluid power technology.  ...

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