Webinar Series

photo of people listening to presentation, advertisement for CCEFP webinar seriesThe CCEFP Webinar Series is a monthly forum highlighting research research, workforce and special topic presentations.

CCEFP and/or NFPA industry and academic supporters are invited to register for the webinar series by using this link.

2019-2020 CCEFP Webinar Series
Wednesdays at 1:00 PM Eastern, 12:00 PM Central

Date Presentation 1 Funding Presentation 2 Funding
9/18/2019 Hydraulic Ankle Foot Orthosis for Prescription of Orthoses for Children with Cerebral Palsy (CP). PI: Will Durfee (U of Minnesota) NIH & NFPA Efficient, Compact, and Smooth Variable Propulsion Motor. PI: Jim Van de Ven (U of Minnesota) DOE & NFPA
10/22/2019 CCEFP Summit at University of Wisconsin-Madison
11/13/2019 Increasing the Efficiency of Wind Turbines through Understanding of their Transient Responses. PI: Kim Stelson (U of Minnesota) NSF & NFPA Guest Presentation:  New Definitions of Volumetric and Hydromechanical Efficiency for Digital Displacement Pumps by Dr. Chris Williamson, Senior Systems Engineer, Danfoss Power Solutions
12/18/2019 State of the CCEFP Address by Director Professor Zongxuan Sun, University of Minnesota
1/22/2020 Modeling and Optimization of Trajectory-Based HCCI Combustion. PI: Zongxuan Sun (U of Minnesota) NSF & NFPA High Efficiency Hydraulic Pump-Motors Employing Partial Stroke Piston Pressurization. PI: Tom Chase (U of Minnesota) NSF & NFPA
2/5/2020 Special Guest:  “Autonomie for Hydraulic Hybrid Applications” by Ram Vijayagopal and Vincent Freyermuth, Argonne National Lab Special Guest:   “Multiphysics Modeling and Fuel Spray Visualization”  by Drs. Sibendu Som and Chris Powell, Argonne National Lab
2/19/2020 Distributed Compact Hydraulic Regenerative Braking for Heavy Duty Transport Vehicles. PI: Jose Garcia (Purdue U) NSF & NFPA Hybrid Hydraulic-Electric Architecture for Mobile Machines. PI: Perry Li (U of Minnesota) DOE & NFPA
3/18/2020 Polymer-Enhanced Fluid Effects on Mechanical Efficiency of Hydraulic Pumps. PIs: Paul Michael (MSOE) & Ashlie Martini (UCA-Merced) CCEFP & NFPA Dynamics of Rolling Friction in Soft-Rigid Interface. Michael Varenberg (GeorgiaTech) NSF & NFPA
4/1/2020 Special Guest:   Electrospinning by Yuepeng Zhang, Argonne National Lab
4/15/2020 Seamless Electric to Hydraulic Conversion. PIs: Eric Severson (U of Wisconsin-Madison) & Jim Van de Ven (U of Minnesota) CCEFP & NFPA Individual Electro-Hydraulic Actuators for Off-road Machines. PI: Andrea Vacca (Purdue U) DOE & NFPA
5/13/2020 Special Guest:  “An Introduction to Machine Learning for Engineers” by Saber Taghvaeeyan, Organic Navigation
6/3/2020 Special Guest: “Modifying familiar hydraulic equations to account for fluid compressibility, with applications for pump/motor efficiencies” by Perry Li, University of Minnesota
6/17/2020 State of the CCEFP Address by Director Professor Zongxuan Sun, University of Minnesota
7/1/2020 Special Guest:  “Intellectual Property Do’s and Don’ts for Entrepreneurs” Matt Prater, Senior IP Counsel for SABIC
7/15/2020 Special Guest:  Case Studies on Select HIL/SIL Applications in Industry and Academia” by Michael Sprengel, CZERO
7/29/2020 Special Guest:  “Off-road Duty Cycles” by Ken Kelly, National Renewable Energy Lab
8/5/2020 Special Guest:  CCEFP Undergraduate Research Guest Presenters