CCEFP Summit – Spring 2019

CCEFP Summit at Purdue in Honor of Prof. Monika Ivantysynova
June 4 – 6, 2019

A special CCEFP Summit co-organized with Purdue University in honor of Prof. Ivantysynova.  The program will feature technical presentations, two keynote lectures, guest presentations from other academic researchers, an industry panel to address the future of fluid power technology, a Maha Lab Tour, and networking functions.   Event sponsorship opportunities are available.

The CCEFP Summit conference page for the full program, technical presentations, event locations, transportation advice, and parking recommendations.


Day 1:  Tuesday, June 4

  • 2 PM: Opening Remarks
  • 2:15 PM: Technical Session 1: Pumps & Motors
  • 4:30 PM: Invited Talk: “A Review on Axial Piston Pump Technologies” by Prof. Noah Manring
  • 7:00 PM: Networking Dinner – Purdue Memorial Union

Day 2:  Wednesday, June 5

  • 7:00 AM:  Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM: Invited Talk: “Energy Efficient Off-Road Vehicles” by Prof. Kalevi Huhtala, Tampere U of Tech
  • 9:00 AM: Technical Session 2: Advancements in Fluid Power Systems
  • 10:00 AM: Alumni Talk: “Hydraulic Systems Digitization” by Enrique Busquets, Bosch Rexroth
  • 10:50 AM: Technical Session 3: DOE Sponsored Projects
  • 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch
  • 1:00 PM: Invited Talk: “A 20-Year Research Journey in Fluid Power with Deep Respect and Friendship with Monika” Prof. Jurgen Weber, UT Dresden
  • 2:00 PM: Technical Session 4: Energy Conversion and Storage
  • 3:40 PM: Technical Session 5: System Analysis
  • 5:00 PM CCEFP IEC Meeting (1 hour)
  • 5:00 PM Maha Fluid Power Research Center Lab Tour (2 hours)
  • 7:00 PM: Gala Dinner at Maha Fluid Power Research Center

Day 3:  Thursday, June 6

  • 7:00 AM:  Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM: Alumni Talk: “Hydrostatic Development Directions” by Robert Rahmfeld, Danfoss
  • 8:30 AM: Technical Session 6: Advances in Fluid Power Components
  • 10:30 AM: Alumni Talk: “How Industry and University Collaboration Can Lead to a Robust and Reliable Product” by Kyle Merrill & Germano Franzoni, Parker Hannifin
  • 11:00 AM: Invited Talk: “Digital Displacement Pump Technology” by Niall Caldwell, Artemis Intelligent Power
  • 12:00 AM: Networking Lunch & Adjourn

    Special Optional Opportunity
  • 2:00 – 4:00 PM: Herrick Lab Tour, Purdue University



Maha Fluid Power Research Center
1500 Kepner Drive
Lafayette, IN 47905 USA