CCEFP Summit

CCEFP Summit
University of Minnesota

Virtual

Tuesday, April 13th – Wednesday, April 14th
(Program is hosted in Central Time)

 The Summit is a bi-annual meeting for the fluid power industry and academic researcher collaborators in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power.  The Summit connects industry to university resources and talent through technical presentations, networking opportunities, facility tours of the host university, and special features. To conclude the event, the Summit offers a closed-door meeting of the CCEFP Industry Engagement Committee (IEC).

View all of the 2021 CCEFP Summit presentation slides.


AGENDA

DAY 1: Tuesday, April 13th:  CCEFP Summit 

1:00 – 1:10 PM WELCOME – Zongxuan Sun, CCEFP Director – UMN

SESSION 1:  FLUID POWER COMPONENTS

1:10 – 3:10 PM

  • Efficient, Compact, and Smooth Variable Propulsion Motor – Jim Van de Ven, UMN (1hr)
  • Polymer-Enhanced Fluid Effects on the Dynamic Response of Hydraulic Pumps – Paul Michael, MSOE (30min)
  • Understanding Interfacial Mechanisms of High-Performance Ionic Liquid Lubricants – Ashlie Martini, U of California – Merced (30min)

3:10-3:30 PM Break

3:30-4:00 PM FLUID POWER COMPONENTS (cont’d)

  • Use of Machine learning to create Regression-Based Pump/Motor Models – Jose Garcia Bravo, Purdue University (30min)

4:00-5:00 PM GUEST PRESENTATION

  • Venkat Srinivasan, Director of Argonne Collaborative Center for Energy Storage Science (ACCESS) / Deputy Director of Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (DOE Innovation Hub) at Argonne National Laboratory 

5:00-6:00 PM POSTER SESSION 

  • Poster Session software link will be made available to participants the week of the event.

 

DAY 2: Wednesday, April 14th:  CCEFP Summit

8:00-10:00 AM FLUID POWER SYSTEMS & APPLICATIONS

  • Electrohydraulic System Diagnostics with Recursive Spectral Analysis – Zongxuan Sun, UMN (30min)
  • Individual Electro-Hydraulic Drive for Off-Road Vehicles – Andrea Vacca, Purdue University (1hr) [Presenters: Shaoyang Qu, Federico Zappaterra]
  • Electro-Hydraulic Axial Piston Machine – Andrea Vacca, Purdue University (30min) [Presenter Dr. Lizhi Shang]

10:00-10:30 AM    Break

10:30-12:00 PM    FLUID POWER SYSTEMS & APPLICATIONS (cont’d)

  • Short-term Energy Storage System for Hydraulic Hybrid Wind Turbine Transmissions – Kim Stelson, UMN (30min)
  • Hybrid Hydraulic-Electric Architecture for Mobile Machines – Perry Li, UMN (1hr)

12:00-1:00 PM     Break for Lunch

1:00-2:30 PM    FLUID POWER SYSTEMS & APPLICATION (cont’d)

  • Optimization and Evaluation of Energy Savings for Connected and Autonomous Off-Road Vehicles – Zongxuan Sun, UMN (1hr)
  • Soft Robotics: The Next Opportunity for Fluid Power – Eric Barth, Vanderbilt University (30min)

2:30-3:00 PM GUEST PRESENTATION

  • Rowbot – Dr. Kent Cavender-Bares, CEO and Co-Founder of Rowbot, Inc.

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-3:45 PM IEC Members Only Meeting


EVENT REGISTRATION – Click Here – Now Live!

CCEFP Industry Members: $150
NFPA Pascal Society Members: $250
Media: $75
Faculty, students, staff: $0
Other attendees: $250

POSTER PRESENTATION SIGN-UP FORM

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EVENT LOCATION

Virtual
University of Minnesota
Department of Mechanical Engineering
111 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


EVENT CONTACTS

Corinne Komor, CCEFP

ccefp@umn.edu

Mike Gust, CCEFP

mjgust@umn.edu