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NFPA member news

NFPA Member News

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bimba Manufacturing Company announced that Jamie Hyneman, who is president of M5 Industries and is known for his work on the cable television program MythBusters, is joining its R&D team.  The official announcement took place...

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Marschand profile

Researcher Profile: James Marschand

September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

James Marschand is a Master’s student in agricultural engineering with a focus on fluid power at Purdue University. He will be graduating in August 2018 with hopes of finding an engineering job in the agricultural...

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Researcher Profile: Tom Chase

August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tom Chase is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota.  Past CCEFP projects include: 1E.1, Helical Ring On/Off Valve Based 4-Quadrant Virtually Variable Displacement Pump/Motor; 1E.4, Piston-by-Piston Control of Pumps...

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Researcher Profile: Jim Van de Ven

August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

James D. Van de Ven is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Mechanical Engineering where he operates the Mechanical Energy and Power Systems (MEPS) Laboratory.  Professor Van de Ven...

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Researcher Profile: Federico Campanini

July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Federico received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2012 and his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2014 from the University of Parma (Italy). He is currently a PhD. student in Mechanical Engineering at...

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Researcher Profile: Paul Michael

July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paul Michael is a Research Chemist at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Fluid Power Institute.   He has 35-plus years of experience formulating and testing lubricants. Paul is active in ASTM, ISO, and NFPA standards committees,...

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Gaurav Singh

Researcher Profile: Gaurav Singh

March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One student benefiting from the...

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