Tag Archives: teaching

Strategic Planning
NFPA’s workforce development programs work to get more students at all levels interested in fluid power. Just recently, NFPA member companies and staff developed a university-level curriculum resource to help get more university students already in mechanical engineering programs interested in pursuing fluid power education and careers. The resource is available at NFPA.com, along with the...

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Professor Kim Stelson and Professor Zongxuan Sun
Two Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) leaders were recently honored by the University of Minnesota. Professor Kim Stelson, CCEFP Director, was elected College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professor. The College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professorship honors exceptional faculty for their efforts in and contributions to teaching and scholarly...

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NFPA Member Company News
Most educators believe that the younger you get students learning with hands-on activities the better. It makes concepts easier to understand, not to mention fun. Fourth and fifth graders in Porterville, CA learned about hydraulics in class while watching building construction outside their window. The teacher, Trenton Matthiesen, said that the students had been studying...

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