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Mailing Address:

Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power
111 Church Street SE, 1100 MechE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612.624.4993 | Fax: 612.626.7165

*For University of Minnesota Campus Mail, use mail code number 0691A


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CCEFP Faculty and Staff:

 

Name / Expertise

Affiliation

Contact Info

Adams, DougAdams, Douglas
Expertise: experimental nonlinear dynamics and system identification; dynamic sensing and signature analysis; diagnostics, prognostics, system health monitoring, and fault tolerant control; applications in manufacturing, aerospace, and automotive systems.
Vanderbilt Universityemail
615-322 2697
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Alleyne, Andrew
Expertise: Fluid power, controls, mechatronics, robotics

Univ. of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

email

217-244-9993

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Bair, Scott
Expertise: Tribology, rheology, properties of liquids at high pressure, and machine design.

Georgia Institute of Technology

email

404-894-3273

Eric Barth

Barth, Eric J.
Co-Deputy Director

Expertise: Fluid power, controls, chemofluidic actuation free piston engine compressor, mechatronics, robotics

Vanderbilt University

email

615-322-1893

Brad Bohlmann

Bohlmann, Brad
Sustainability Director

University of Minnesota

email

612-626-1795

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Book, Wayne J.
Expertise: Fluid power, controls, haptics, human-machine interface, mechatronics, robotics

Georgia Institute of Technology

email

404-894-3247

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Burger, Alyssa
Education Outreach Director

CCEFP HQ

email

612-624-4991

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Chase, Tom
Expertise: Fluid power, mechanical design, fatigue, CAD

University of Minnesota

email

612-625-0308

Douglas CookCook, Doug
Research Engineer
Milwaukee School of Engineeringemail

414-277-2247
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Cunefare, Kenneth A.
Expertise: Fluid power, acoustics, noise control, active noise control, structural acoustics

Georgia Institute of Technology

email

404-894-4726

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Durfee, William K.
Expertise: Fluid power, controls, mechatronics, haptics, biomedical engineering, engineering design, engineering education

University of Minnesota

email

612-625-0099

Randy Ewoldt

Ewoldt, Randy
Expertise: Fluid power, rheology, fluid mechanics, mathematical modeling, experimental methods, viscoelastic materials, design

Univ. of Illinois at Urbana/Champaignemail

217-333-6532
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Frankel, Steven H.
Expertise: Fluid power, computational fluid mechanics, cavitation

Purdue University

email

765-494-1507

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Gervasi, Vito R.
Expertise: Fluid power, rapid prototyping and manufacturing, composite materials

Milwaukee School of Engineering

email

414-277-4550

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Goldfarb, Michael
Expertise: Fluid power, controls, chemofluidic actuation, mechatronics, robotics, biomedical engineering

Vanderbilt University

email

615-343-6924

Mike GustGust, Mike
Industrial Liason Officer
CCEFP HQemail

612-624-4956
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Haney, Donald
Communications

CCEFP HQ

email

612-624-4957

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Hsiao-Wecksler, Elizabeth T.
Expertise: Fluid power, biomedical engineering

Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

email

217-333-3415

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Huggins, James
Expertise: Fluid power

Georgia Institute of Technology

email

404-385-4321

Paul Imbertson

Imbertson, Paul
Education Director

University of Minnesotaemail

612-625-6529

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Ivantysynova, Monika
Expertise: Fluid power, hydraulic pump and motor design, modeling and simulation of fluid power systems, actuators and transmissions, testing of components and systems

Purdue University

email

765-447-1609

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Jiang, Xiaochun (Steven)
Expertise: Fluid power, human-machine interface

North Carolina A&T State University

email

336-334-7780

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Jiang, Zongliang
Expertise: Physical Ergonomics, Occupational Biomechanics, Ergonomic Job Analysis and Intervention, and Optimization-based Biomechanical Modeling

North Carolina A&T State University

email

336-334-7346, Ext. 527 

 

 

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Khalil, Medhat
Expertise: Fluid power, fluid power education

Milwaukee School of Engineering

email

414-277-7269

Bill KingKing, Bill
Expertise: Manufacturing, micro- and nano-technology, thermal energy transport, scientific instruments
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaignemail

217-244-3864
David KittelsonKittelson, David
Expertise: Energy conversion; production and use of alternative fuels; dynamics of diesel exhaust; electronic engine control; engine sensors, control, and on-board diagnostics.
University of Minnesotaemail

612-625-1808
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Klamecki, Barney
Expertise: Fluid power, tribology, seals

University of Minnesota

email

612-625-0703

Thomas KurfessKurfess, Thomas
Expertise: Fluid power, Advanced manufacturing, Mechatronic Systems, Production Enterprise operations, Manufacturing policy, Strategic Planning for Global Manufacturing Technologies and Supply Chains
Georgia Institute of Technologyemail


404-385-0959
Michael Leamy

Leamy, Michael
Expertise: Fluid power

Georgia Institute of Technologyemail

404.385.2828
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Li, Perry Y.
Expertise: Fluid power, controls, mechatronics, robotics

University of Minnesota

email

612-626-7815 (ME)
612-624-4992 (ERC)

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Lumkes, John
Expertise: Fluid power, controls, mechatronics, designs

Purdue University

email

765-494-1173

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Mantell, Susan C.
Expertise: Composite materials, manufacturing

University of Minnesota

email

612-625-1324

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Martini, Ashlie
Expertise: Fluid power, tribology

Purdue University

email

765-494-6727

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Michael, Paul
Expertise: Fluid power, tribology, lubrication

Milwaukee School of Engineering

email

414-277-2238

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Paredis, Christiaan J. J.
Expertise: Fluid power, systems design, modeling and simulation, decision theory

Georgia Institute of Technology

email

404-894-5613

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Park, Eui H.
Expertise: Fluid power, human-machine interface

North Carolina A&T State University

email

336-334-7780

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Salant, Richard F.
Expertise: Fluid power, tribology, seals

Georgia Institute of Technology

 

email

 

404-894-3176

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Simon, Terrance
Expertise: Fluid power, heat transfer, fluid mechanics

University of Minnesota

email

612) 625-5831

Stelson, Kim A.
Expertise: Fluid power, controls, manufacturing

University of Minnesota

email

612-626-7168

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Sun, "Sunny" Zongxuan

Co-Deputy Director

Expertise: Fluid power, controls, automotive application

University of Minnesota

email

612-625-2107

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Udoka, Silvanus
Expertise: Fluid power, interactive 3-D environment/visualization, robotics applications

North Carolina A&T State University

email

336-334-7780

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Ueda, Jun
Expertise: Robotics (bio-inspired robot architecture, actuators, sensors)

Georgia Institute of Technology

email

404-385-3900

andrea_vaccaVacca, Andrea
Expertise: Modeling and simulation of FP systems, Modeling and testing of pumps and motors, Hydraulic valves modeling and testing, Reduction of noise in FP systems
Purdue University

email

765-430-0081

Pietro Valdastri

Valdastri, Pietro
Expertise: Robotic surgery; Capsule robots; Robotic Endoscopy; Bio-mechatronics

Vanderbilt Universityemail

615 875 6955
James Van de Ven

Van de Ven, James
Expertise: Applying machine design to efficient energy conversion and storage, primarily in the mechanical and fluid power domains.

University of Minnesotaemail

612-625-2499
Thomas Wanke

Wanke, Thomas
Expertise: Fluid power, endurance and performance testing, system design

Milwaukee School of Engineering

email

414-277-7191

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Webster, Robert J., III
Expertise:
electromechanical
design, modeling, and control, particularly as applied to medical systems

Vanderbilt University

email

615-322-0193

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Wissbaum, Lisa
Administrative Director

University of Minnesota

email

612-624-4993