Maha Fluid Power Research Center
Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power
Global Fluid Power Society

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Maha Fluid Power Research Center


1500 Kepner Drive
Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone: +1 (765) 496-2127
Email: avacca@purdue.edu


Apply to Maha


If you are interested in a research position at the Maha Fluid Power Research Center, please email your application to Dr. Vacca (avacca@purdue.edu)

Required items:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Indicate the desired role: Visiting Scholar, Graduate Research Assistant, Post Doc
  • Clearly indicate how your previous experience matches the one or more of the fluid power research topics at Maha. Your application will not be considered if you do not explain and motivate your interests for fluid power research.
  • Please be ready to provide a short (10 mins) presentation on a project you have done which can reflect your skills and expertise. This will occur online, only after you receive a specific contact from one of the researchers at Maha.
  • Directions from Purdue University campus:


    Take State Street east, crossing the Wabash River into downtown Lafayette. After 1.2 miles, turn right onto Main Street. After 1.4 miles, turn left onto McCarty Lane. After 0.8 miles, Maha Labs will be on the right, across from the CAT Park soccer fields.

    Maha Fluid Power Research Center
    1500 Kepner Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905 USA
    Phone: +1 (765) 496-6242
    Email: avacca@purdue.edu