Fluid Power Forum Explores Capabilities of Military ‘Robot Worm’

worms in dirt

Episode 39 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Dr. Andrew Nuss of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Listen below to hear how studying earthworms has led to the design of innovative tactical tunneling technology. Listen to the Podcast This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and…

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2018 Robotics Challenge Winner Announced

Jacob Barnes headshot

Jacob Barnes of Orcutt, California, is the winner of the 2018 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. This scholarship program awards $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates in a FIRST® Robotics or National Robotics League Competition Team and uses fluid power in the competition robot. It may be used…

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Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Hired as Intern at HUSCO

Spencer Tiegs, Robotics Challenge Scholarship recipient in 2017

Spencer Tiegs, the 2017 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, interviewed with and was hired as a summer intern by NFPA member, HUSCO International. Spencer will be working as a Design Engineering intern on the Automotive Design team this summer. He won the Robotics Challenge $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per year for four years) for his work in…

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