June 2011 Issue
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NFPA Foundation Awards Giving Program Gifts

The NFPA Foundation Board of Directors would like to congratulate Rochester Institute of Technology and Purdue University for being awarded the Fall 2011 semester gifts. Each gift will help strengthen ties between individual researchers and industry, stimulate interest in fluid power on their campuses and help the Foundation in its efforts to attract some of the best and brightest students to our field. The Foundation has awarded 21 gifts and 1 grant to 16 schools to date. These awards align with our strategy to bring fluid power to as many students as possible through our growing list of educator members. Following are brief overviews of each project: Fluid Powered Prototype “Green” Vehicles, Rochester Institute of Technology, Professors Larry Villasmil and Robert Garrick This gift will allow the Mechanical Engineering Technology Department at RIT to introduce the fundamental concepts of fluid power technology by using an integrating experience approach to desig...






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NFPA 2011 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
Including the biennial Student Poster Session August 15 - 17, 2011
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, Schaumburg, Illinois

Mark Your Calendars!  Held every two years, NFPA’s Poster Sessions are designed to build a community of interest in fluid power among industry leaders, educators and their students. They have become an important forum for sharing research and teaching ideas as well as in planning successful partnerships.

2012 NFPA Annual Conference
March 6 - 10, 2012
The Mauna Lani Bay, Kohala Coast, Hawaii

IFPEX 2012
April 17-19, 2012
NEC Birmingham
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