GFPS News

Board of Directors (BoD) of the Global Fluid Power Society (GFPS)

The votes for the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Global Fluid Power Society (GFPS) are currently being collected!

The vote will define the Directors for the next 4 years cycles (2018 – 2022).

The last day to submit any vote is on March 2nd, 2018.

The new BoD will be formally announced during the gala dinner of the IFK2018 conference in Aachen (Germany), on March 20th, 2018 during lunch (12:30 to 13:30) in room K7.

 

Team Leader Position at Weichai Power (DE) Science & Technology Innovation Center

Weichai Power (DE) Science & Technology Innovation Center

Weichai Power (Linde Hydraulics) is building up an Innovation center in Aachen and thus looking for international, open-minded hydraulic people. Two positions are available

  • Team Leader for Intelligent Hydraulic System
  • Team leader for materials, surface treatment and manufacturing technology for key components of hydraulic pumps /motors

Innovation_Center_Project_Leaders

For more details you can contact

Dr. Johannes Schmitz
System Engineering
Electronic & Systems

Linde Hydraulics GmbH & Co. KG
Wailandtstraße 13, 63741 Aschaffenburg
Germany

Phone: +49.6021.150.11789
Mobile: +49.151.18064337
johannes.schmitz@linde-hydraulics.com
www.linde-hydraulics.com

GFPS Best Paper Award at Asme-Bath FPMC 2017

Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the third GFPS best paper award was awarded during the ASME/BATH 2017 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control 

The recipients of the GFPS best paper award @ ASME/BATH 2017 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control are

 

R. Ivantysyn, A. Shorbagy and J. Weber for the paper “AN APPROACH TO VISUALIZE LIFETIME LIMITING FACTORS IN THE CYLINDER BLOCK/VALVE PLATE GAP IN AXIAL PISTON PUMPS"

 

Authors affiliation:Institute of Fluid Power, Technische Universität Dresden, 01062 Dresden, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GFPS Best Paper Award at JFPS 2017

Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the second GFPS best paper award was awarded during the 10TH JFPS INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FLUID POWER ’17  

The recipient of the GFPS best paper award @ 10th JFPS 2017 is

 

Y. Miyaki and H. Tsukagoshi for the paper “Soft Simple Compact Valve Inducing Self-excited Vibration"

 

Authors affiliation:Department of Mechanical and Control Engineering, Tokyo Insitute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GFPS Best Paper Award at SICFP 2017

Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the second GFPS best paper award was awarded during the 15TH SCANDINAVIAN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FLUID POWER SICFP’17​ – FLUID POWER IN THE DIGITAL AGE​

The recipient of the GFPS best paper award @ SICFP2017 is

 

A. Alexander and A. Vacca for the paper “Real-Time Parameter Setpoint Optimization for Electro-Hydraulic Traction Control Systems​"

 

Authors affiliation:Maha Fluid Power Research Center, Purdue University, Lafayette IN, USA

 

GFPS Best Paper Award at JFPS 2017

GFPS will work with the JFPS2017 organizers to identify the recipient of the best paper award.

Award procedure: the conference organizer will select a number (up to 10) of papers candidate for the award, from the results of the paper review process already in place at the conference

  1. A GFPS delegation will review the manuscript and attend the presentation of each candidate paper
  2. The best paper will be selected on the basis of originality, rigorousness, and technical contents of the manuscript and quality of the presentation

The presenting author will receive a prize of $500 and a best certificate. The award will also appear in a proper section of the GFPS website.

For more information visit the JFPS website.

GFPS Meeting - June 8

The next GFPS meeting will take place during the SICFP 2017 conference in Linköping, Sweden.

The meeting is scheduled on Thursday, June 8, 3-4pm (room # to be announced)

The meeting is open to all GFPS participating institutions,

but we also welcome participants from other institutions (either academic or non-academic) which are interested in becoming future GFPS participants.

Meeting topics are: status of GFPS; GFPS boards; new GFPS participants; GFPS website; GFPS awards

If you would like to suggest a new topic for the meeting, please contact the GFPS Secretary of the Board: Andrea Vacca (avacca@purdue.edu)

In case you are not attending the SICFP 2017 Conference, you can still join the meeting online, using the following web-link:

https://purdue.webex.com/purdue/j.php?MTID=m0462e3abd15e39a2e3538a3de1bcd20b

 

Meeting minutes will be posted online (http://gfpsweb.org/?q=content/gfps-board-meetings) soon after the meeting

GFPS Best Paper Award at ICFP 2017

Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the first GFPS best paper award was awarded during the 9th International Conference on Fluid Power Transmission and Control (ICFP2017), April 11-13, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

The recipient of the GFPS best paper award @ ICFP2017 is

 

G. Lay and A.R. Plummer for the paper “A Morphing Tensegrity Structure with Distributed Pneumatic Actuation"

 

Authors affiliation:Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control,Department of Mechanical Engineering,University of Bath, UK

 

First GFPS best paper award at ICFP 2017

 

GFPS will work with the ICFP2017 organizers to identify the recipient of the best paper award.

Award procedure: the conference organizer will select a number (up to 10) of papers candidate for the award, from the results of the paper review process already in place at the conference

  1. A GFPS delegation will review the manuscript and attend the presentation of each candidate paper
  2. The best paper will be selected on the basis of originality, rigorousness, and technical contents of the manuscript and quality of the presentation

The presenting author will receive a prize of $500 and a best certificate. The award will also appear in a proper section of the GFPS website.

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