Maha Fluid Power Research Center
 

Graduate Students >>>

 
Paul Kalbfleisch
Ph.D. Student
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BS, MS: Purdue University
Origin: Kentucky, USA
Advisor: A.Vacca
Oct. 2011 - present
Currently at Sargent Aerospace since 2019

 
Xiaofan Guo
Ph.D. Student
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BS, MS: Purdue University
Origin: China
Advisor: A.Vacca
Nov. 2015 - present
Currently at Bosch Rexroth since 2022

 
Patrick Stump
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
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BS: Marshall University - West Virginia
Origin: Kentucky, USA
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jun. 2018 - present
Currently at CNH Industrial since 2022

 
Dinghao Pan
Ph.D. Student
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BS, MS: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Origin: China
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jul. 2018 - present
Research Topics: Internal Gear Pump modelling

 
Zubin Mistry
Ph.D. Student
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BT: IIT Kanpur, India
MS: Purdue Unversity
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2018 - present
Research Topics: Numerical methods for modeling dynamic features related to solid body motion, cavitation, and fluid inertia in positive displacement machines

 
Nathan Hess
M.S. Student
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BS: Purdue University
Origin: Ohio, USA
Advisor: L.Shang
Sep. 2019 - present
Research Topics: Integration of numerical solvers and machine learning for pump modeling applications

 
Antonio Masia
Ph.D. Student
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BS, MS: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: L.Shang
Feb. 2020 - present
Research Topics: Simulation methods for axial piston machines

 
Ajinkya Pawar
Ph.D. Student
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BT,MT: IIT Madras, India
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jan. 2021-Present

 
Jake Lengacher
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
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BS: Purdue University
Origin: Indiana, USA
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jun. 2021 - present
Research Topics: Development of hybrid electric/hydraulic systems for agricultural applications

 
Antonio Esquivel-Puentes
Ph.D. Student
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BS,MS: National University of Colombia(Bogota-Campus)
Origin: Colombia
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jun. 2021-Present
Research Topics: Development and operational characterization of wind turbines fitted with hydrostatic transimission

 
Prithvi Chandiramani
M.S. Student
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BT: IIT Dhanbad, India
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2022 - present
Research Topics: Analysis/testing of advanced hydraulic control solution to promote energy efficiency, including electrified solutions

 
Parth Tawarawala
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
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BT: IIT Bombay, India
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2022 - present

 
Zihao Xu
Ph.D. Student
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BS: Shanghai Jiao Tong University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: China
Advisor: A.Vacca
Sep. 2022 - present

 
Elena Menegatti
Ph.D. Student
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BS, MS: University of Ferrara, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jan. 2023 – Present
Research Topics: Development of zero-carbon emissions, and highly energy-efficient hydrogen-fueled hydraulic excavator

 
Timir Patel
Ph.D. Student
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BT: Vellore Institute of Technology, India
MS: Purdue University
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jan. 2023 - present

 
Haotian Han
M.S. Student
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BS: Purdue University, USA
Origin: China
Advisor: L.Shang
May 2023 - present

 
Austin Zapata
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
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BS: Purdue University
Origin: Indiana, USA
Advisor: L.Shang
Jun. 2023 - present

 
Kazi Tanisha Zaman Angshu
M.S. Student
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BS: University of Houston, USA
Origin: Bangladesh
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jun. 2023 - present

 
Leonardo dos Santos Franquilino
Ph.D. student (direct Ph.D.)
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BS: Federal Institute of Sao Paulo
Origin: Brazil
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2023 – Present
Research Topics: Skid steer energy efficiency improvement and electrification

 
Isha Bayad
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
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BS: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN)
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2023 – Present

 
Nathan Featherstone
Ph.D. Student
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BS, MS: Kansas State University
Origin: Kansas
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2023 – Present

 
Jinhwan Lee
Ph.D. Student
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BS: Ajou University
MS: POSTECH
Origin: South Korea
Advisor: L.Shang
Aug. 2023 - present

 
Chang-Lin Chen
Ph.D. Student
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BS: National Cheng Kung University
MS: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Origin: Taiwan
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2023 - present

 
Seshan Calapatti Suresh
Ph.D. Student
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BS: Acharya Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India
MS: Politecnico Di Torino, Turin, Italy (pursuing)
Origin: Bengaluru, India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2023 - present

 
Ratnam Patel
M.S. Student
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BS: BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2023 - present

 
Kai Ping Qwah
Ph.D. Student
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BS: Purdue University
Origin: Malaysia
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jan. 2024 - present

 
Sayan Biswas
Ph.D. Student (direct Ph.D.)
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BS: Vellore Institute of Technology, India
Origin: India
Advisor: L.Shang
Jan. 2024 - present

 
Yifei Chen
M.S. Student
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BS: Tsinghua University, China
Origin: China
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jan. 2024 - present

 

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Visiting Scholars >>>

 
Muhammad Arshad
Visiting Scholar
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BS: University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan
MS: Politecnico Di Torino, Italy
Origin: Mianwali, Pakistan
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2023 - present

 
Carmine Conte
Visiting Scholar
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BS: University of Calabria, Italy
MS: Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Origin: Cosenza, Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Apr. 2024 - present

 

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Visiting Professionals >>>

 
Yakun Zhang
Postdoctoral Researcher
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PhD: Zhejiang University
Origin: China
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jul. 2022 - Present
Research Topics: Condition monitoring methods applied to hydraulic systems for mobile applications

 

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Staff Members >>>

 
David Johnson
Lab Technician
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Phone: (765) 496-2241
Jun. 2018-present

 
Suzanne Barton
Associate Administrative Assistant
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Phone: (765) 496-6242
Jul. 2021-present

 

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Alumni and Past Students >>>

 
Federico Zappaterra
Ph.D. Student
BS: Universita` di Ferrara, Italy
MS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2019 - Sep. 2023
Research Topics: Design of Electro-hydraulic drives

 
Hassan Assaf
Ph.D. Student
BS, MS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Lebanon
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2019 - Aug. 2023

 
Leonardo dos Santos Franquilino
Visiting Scholar from Federal Institute of Sao Paulo
BS: Federal Institute of Sao Paulo
Origin: Brazil
Advisor: A.Vacca
Feb. 2023 – Jul. 2023
Research Topics: Skid steer energy efficiency improvement and electrification

 
Hannah Boland
M.S. Student
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Indiana, USA
Advisor: L.Shang
Aug. 2021 - Jul. 2023
Research Topics: Simulation and experimentation of cavitation in open circuit axial piston pumps

 
Swarnava Mukherjee
Ph.D. Student
BS: Amrita University, Coimbatore
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca and L.Shang
Aug. 2017 - Jul. 2023

 
Shanmukh Sarode
Ph.D. Student
BS: SVNIT, Surat
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca and L.Shang
Aug. 2017 - May 2023
Research Topics: Design and analysis of electrohydraulic axial piston machines

 
Arsha Mamoozadeh
M.S. Student
BS: University of Pittsburgh
Origin: Pittsburgh, USA
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jun. 2021 - May 2023

 
Austin Zapata
Undergraduate Researcher
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Indiana, USA
Advisor: L.Shang
Oct. 2022 - May 2023

 
Pasquale Borriello
Visiting Scholar from University of Naples Federico II, Italy
MD: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Oct. 2022 - Apr. 2023
Research Topics: Model-based and Data-based models for fault detection and health monitoring of an electric motor pumpt to create a high-fidelity digital twin

 
Raghavendra Reddy, Reddy Reddy
Visiting Scholar from Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany
BTech: VJIT, Hyderabad, India
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Oct. 2022 - Apr. 2023

 
Mateus Bertolin
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
BSME: Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Origin: Brazil
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jan. 2019 - Mar. 2023

 
Luigi Mastromauro
Visiting Scholar from University of Ferrara, Italy
BS: University of Ferrara, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2022 - Feb. 2023
Research Topics: Condition monitoring of hydraulic systems

 
Chinmayee Mujumdar
M.S. Student
BTech: VIT, Pune University
Origin: India
Advisor: L.Shang
Aug. 2021 - Dec. 2022
Research Topics: Numerical tribological investigation in piston type hydrostatic machines

 
Elena Menegatti
Visiting Scholar from University of Ferrara, Italy
BS: University of Ferrara, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jul. 2022 - Dec. 2022
Research Topics: Development of zero-carbon emissions, and highly energy-efficient hydrogen-fueled hydraulic excavator

 
Seshan Suresh
Visiting Scholar from Politecnico di Torino, Italy
BE: Acharya Institute of Technology, India
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Mar. 2022 - Nov. 2022
Research Topics: Designing and analysis of a novel test reig for endurance testing of hydraulic pumps

 
Giovanni Dessy
Visiting Scholar from University of Turin, Italy
BS: University of Cagliari, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Apr. 2022 - Sep. 2022
Research Topics: Energy efficiency improvement and partial electrification of an agricultural tractor

 
Raja Jalal Naseem
Visiting Scholar from Polytechnic Di Torino, Italy
BS, MS: Polytechnic Di Torino, Italy
Origin: Pakistan
Advisor: A.Vacca
Mar. 2022 - Sep. 2022
Research Topics: Electrification of hydraulic control systems in off-road vehicles

 
Andrea Fornaciari
Visiting Scholar from University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
MS: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Feb. 2022 - Sep. 2022
Research Topics: Experimental and modeling activity on hybrid power split transmission

 
Priyardarshan
Ph.D. Student
BT: MIT Manipal, India
MT: IIT Dhanbad, India
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jan. 2022 - Sep. 2022

 
Annalisa Sciancalepore
Ph.D. Student
BS, MS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jul. 2018 - Aug. 2022
Research Topics: Novel counterbalance valves control structures & condition monitoring

 
Leonardo dos Santos Franquilino
Undergraduate Researcher
BS: Federal Institute of Sao Paulo
Origin: Brazil
Advisor: A.Vacca
May 2022 - Aug. 2022

 
Shaoyang Qu
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
BE: Tsinghua University, China
Origin: China
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2018 - Jun. 2022
Research Topics: Control and optimization of hydraulic systems

 
Xin Tian
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
BE: Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Origin: China
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jul. 2018 - Jun. 2022
Research Topics: Simulation and control of hydraulic systems

 
Riccardo Madau
Ph.D. Student
BS, MS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jul. 2018 - May 2022
Research Topics: Active oscillation damping for hydraulic machines

 
Sangbeom Woo
Ph.D. Student
BS, MS: Yonsei University, South Korea
Origin: South Korea
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2016 - May 2022
Research Topics: Noise reduction of external gear machines

 
M V Harish Babu
Ph.D. Student
BT: IIT Hyderabad, India
MT: IIT Madras, India
Origin: India
Advisor: A.Vacca
Jul. 2017 - May 2022
Research Topics: Simulation of Orbit Motors

 
Wei-Cheng Chu
M.S. Student
BS, MS: Purdue University
Origin: Taiwan
Advisor: L.Shang
Sep. 2021 - May 2022

 
Kaeul Lim
Ph.D. Student
BS: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea
MS: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Origin: South Korea
Advisor: A.Vacca
Aug. 2020 – Dec. 2021

 
Antonella Bonavolontà
Visiting Scholar from University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A. Vacca
May 2021 – Oct. 2021
Research Topics: Energy Recovery in Off-Highway vehicles

 
Luca Vaccino
Visiting Scholar from Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
BS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Italy
Advisor: A. Vacca
Feb. 2021 - Jul. 2021
Research Topics: Condition monitoring of axial piston pump

 
Hang Kim
Master's Student
BS: Georgia Tech
Origin: South Korea
Advisor: L.Shang
Feb. 2021 - Jul. 2021

 
Yaqiao Wei
Undergraduate Researcher
BS: Purdue University
Origin: China
Advisor: L.Shang
May 2020 - May 2021

 
Andrew Robison
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
BS, BA: South Dakota State University
Origin: Minnesota, USA
Aug. 2015 - May 2021

 
Meike Ernst
Ph.D. Student
BS: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Stuttgart, Germany
Jul. 2013 - Feb. 2021

 
Deb Lawson
Secretary / Assistant
Feb. 2019 - Dec. 2020

 
Tom Ransegnola
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
BS: Boston University
Origin: New Jersey, USA
Aug. 2016 - Dec. 2020
Research Topics: Modeling and optimization of the lubricating interfaces of positive displacment machines

 
Leandro Danes
Ph.D. Student
BS, MS: State University of Campinas
Origin: Brazil
Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2020

 
Josias Cruz Gomez
Master's Student
BS: Technological Institute of Toluca, Mexico
Origin: Mexico
Aug. 2017 - Dec. 2020
Research Topics: Study of the sources of energy loss in hydraulic circuits of agricultural tractors and formulation of solutions for improved efficiency

 
Luanxia Chen
Visiting Scholar from Shandong University, China
BS: Anhui University of Science & Technology, China
MS: Shandong University, China
Origin: China
Advisor: L.Shang
Sep. 2019 - Nov. 2020

 
Enrico Zanda
Visiting scholar from Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
BS, MS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Italy
Aug. 2020 - Nov. 2020

 
Nate Keller
Ph.D. Student
BS: Brigham Young University-Idaho
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Idaho, USA
May 2015 - May 2020

 
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Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
BT: IIT Guwahati, India
Origin: India
Aug. 2015 - May 2020
Research Topics: Modelling of key aspects related to flow and geometry in External Gear Machines

 
Nicola Andretta
Visiting Scholar from University of Padua, Italy
BS, MS: University of Padua, Italy
Origin: Italy
Sep. 2019 - Mar. 2020
Research Topics: Design methods of hybrid hydro-mechanical transmission for heavy duty vehicles

 
Connie McMindes
Inventory Control Clerk
Origin: Lafayette, IN
Oct. 2012 - Dec. 2019

 
David Fassbender
Visiting Scholar from TU Dresden, Germany
Origin: Germany
Apr. 2019 - Dec. 2019
Research Topics: Individual Electro-Hydraulic Drives

 
Yasuhiro Yonehara
Visiting Scholar from KYB, Japan
BS, MS: Shizuoka University, Japan
Origin: Japan
Research Topics: DC System for an excavator

 
William Vernay
Visiting Scholar from CESI engineering school of Lyon, France
BS, MS: CESI engineering school of Lyon, France
Origin: France
Research Topics: improving the energy efficiency and the controllability of construction machines

 
Pasquale Borriello
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Apr. 2019 - Oct. 2019
Research Topics: Research and modeling of the churning losses of external gear machines

 
Benjamin Bumgarner
Lab Technician
Oct. 2017 - Oct. 2019

 
Edoardo Menghini
Visiting Scholar from the University of Parma, Italy
BS: University of Bologna, Italy
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2019 - Aug. 2019
Research Topics: Modelling of internal gear machines for automotive and high pressure fluid power application

 
Rene Chacon Portillo
Ph.D. Student
BS: University of Texas at El Paso
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Mexico
Jul. 2012 - Jul. 2019

 
Mayo Olasubulumi
Master's Student
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Nigeria
Jun. 2016 - Jan. 2019

 
Ryan Jenkins
Ph.D. Student
BS: Brigham Young University
Origin: Utah, USA
Jul. 2014 - Jan. 2019

 
Ashkan Darbani
Master's Student
BS: Brigham Young University - Idaho
Origin: Iran
Jan. 2017 - Mar. 2019

 
Dan Ding
Master's Student
BS: China Agricultural University
BS: Purdue University
Origin: China
Jun. 2017 - Feb. 2019

 
Tommaso Greco
Visiting Scholar
BS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Italy
Oct. 2018 - Apr. 2019
Research Topics: Design and fabrication of a high performance human powered hydraulic hybrid vehicle

 
Yifei Zhou
Undergraduate Researcher (SURF 2018)
BS: China Agricultural University
BS: Purdue University
Origin: China
May 2018-Aug. 2018


 
Addison Alexander
Ph.D. Student (Direct Ph.D.)
BS: University of Kentucky
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Kentucky, USA
Aug. 2013 - Jan. 2019
Research Topics: Active vibration damping and traction control development for mobile hydraulic machines.

 
Xinran Zhao
Ph.D. Student
BS: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
MS: Carnegie Mellon University
Origin: China
Jun. 2015 - Dec. 2018
Research Topics: Modeling of gear pumps

 
Susan Gauger
Secretary / Assistant
Jun. 2011-Dec. 2018


 
Mario Ruggero Catapano
Visiting Scholar
BS: Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2018 - Nov. 2018

 
Alberto Ascoli
Visiting Scholar
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2018 - Nov. 2018

 
Daniele Colombara
Visiting Scholar
BS: University of Genoa, Italy
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2018 - Nov. 2018

 
Hassan Assaf
Visiting Scholar
BS: Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Origin: Lebanon
Feb. 2018 - Oct. 2018

 
Amine Nhila
PhD Student
BS: UC Berkeley
MS: U of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Origin: Casablanca, Morocco
Aug. 2013 - Oct. 2018

 
Abhimanyu Baruah
Master's Student
BS: Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Origin: India
Jan. 2017 - Sep. 2018

 
Matteo Pellegri
Ph.D. Student
BS: University of Parma, Italy
MS: University of Parma, Italy
Origin: Italy
Aug. 2014 - Aug. 2018
Research Topics: Fluid Structure and Mechanical Interaction Effects of Gerotor Type Units

 
Svenja Horn
Visiting Scholar
BS: Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Origin: Germany
Jan. 2018 - Aug. 2018
Research Topics: Simulations and Experimental validation of the Volumetric efficiency of external gear pumps

 
Kazunari Suzuki
Visiting Scholar
Origin: Japan
May 2017 - Aug. 2018

 
Rakesh Halder
CCEFP Research Experience for Undergraduates(REU) student
BS: Rutgers University, NJ, USA
Origin: New Jersey
Jun. 2018 - Aug. 2018
Research Topics: Simulations and Experimental validation of the Volumetric efficiency of external gear pumps

 
Kevin J Cohen
SURF Student
BS: Purdue University, USA
Origin: California, USA
Jun. 2018 - Aug. 2018
Research Topics: Multi-Objective Geometric Optimization of Gerotor Pumps

 
Weijin Qiu
Undergraduate Researcher
BS: Purdue University, USA
Origin: China
May 2016 - Jan. 2018
Research Topics: Design of a test rig for evaluating gerotor pumps

 
Francesco Leschiera
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy Origin: Italy
Oct. 2017 - Apr. 2018
Research Topics: Development of a novel concept for hydraulic human powered vehicles

 
Marcos Ivan Mireles Palma
Visiting Scholar from the Technological Institute of Toluca, Mexico
BS: Technological Institute of Toluca, Mexico Origin: Mexico
Aug. 2017 - Apr. 2018
Research Topics: Design and manufacturing of fluid power hybrid vehicles

 
Divya Thiagarajan
Ph.D. Student
BS: Anna University, India
MS: Purdue University
Origin: India
Oct. 2012 - Feb. 2018
Research Topics: Investigating the possibilities of using low viscosity fluids (with a focus on water) in hydraulic applications

 
Riccardo Bianchi
Ph.D. Student
BS, MS: University of Ferrara, Italy
Origin: Italy
Sep. 2014 - Dec. 2017
Research Topics: Vibration damping in hydraulic machinery

 
Vincenzo Vitiello
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2017 - Nov. 2017
Research Topics: Development of a hydraulic model of an agricultural tractor for assessing power consumption

 
Yuri Ghini
Visiting Scholar from the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
BS: University of Florence, Italy
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2017 - Nov. 2017
Research Topics: Development of prognostic techniques for monitoring the future health status of hydraulic machines​

 
Andrew Alegria
CCEFP Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) student
BS: University of Buffalo, New York, USA
Origin: New York, USA
Jun. 2017 - Aug. 2017
Research Topics: Effect of tolerances on gap height and leakage flow in gear pumps

 
Srinath Tankasala
Masters Student
BT: IIT Madras, India
Origin: India
Aug. 2015 - Aug. 2017
Research Topics: Modeling of flow for variable displacement in external gear machines

 
Yash Shah
Masters Student
BT: IIT Ropar, India
Origin: India
Aug. 2015 - Aug. 2017
Research Topics: Modeling and simulation of cavitation in hydraulic systems

 
Yair Rojo Benitez
Visiting Scholar from the Aeronautical University in Queretaro, Mexico
AS: Aeronautical University in Queretaro, Mexico
Professional license: University Institute of Technology, France
Origin: Mexico
Jan. 2017 - Apr. 2017
Research Topics: Monitoring and control of hydraulic systems, specifically the hydraulic crane

 
Andrea Bratto
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Sep. 2016 - Apr. 2017
Research Topics: Experimental analysis of a reference external gear pump with varying surface roughness

 
Gianluca Marinaro
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Sep. 2016 - Apr. 2017
Research Topics: Research to design a novel concept for hydraulic human powered vehicles

 
Luigi Divino
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Sep. 2016 - Apr. 2017
Research Topics: Design of a test rig for measurements on low pressure pumps

 
Wencheng Guo
Visiting Scholar from Wuhan University, China
BE, ME: Wuhan University, China
Origin: China
Aug. 2015 - Apr. 2016
Research Topics: Vibration damping of fluid power systems

 
Federico Campanini
Visiting Scholar from the University of Parma, Italy
BS, MS: University of P​arma, Italy
Origin: Italy
Apr. 2016 - Oct. 2016
Research Topics: Development of a diagnostic and prognostic system for hydraulic circuits, focusing on the case of a mobile crane

 
Gautham Ramchandran
Masters Student
BS: VIT University, India
Origin: India
Jan. 2015 - Jul. 2016
Research Topics: Modeling of high pressure radial piston pumps

 
Zechao Lu (Henry)
SURF program 2016 (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
Origin: China
May 2016 - Aug. 2016
Research Topics: Simulation of external gear pumps

 
Veer Patil
Undergraduate Student
Jan. 2016 - Aug. 2016
Research Topics: External gear pumps

 
Gaetano Bonavolontà
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Jan. 2016 - Jul. 2016
Research Topics: Traction control development for mobile hydraulic machines

 
Francesco Napolitano
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Nov. 2015 - May 2016
Research Topics: Noise emission of external gear pumps

 
Matteo Foà
Visiting Scholar from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy
BS: University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Origin: Italy
Nov. 2015 - May 2016
Research Topics: Development of a novel hydrostatic transmission system for human-powered vehicles

 
Fabio Linzitto
Visiting Scholar from the University of Ferrara, Italy
BS: University of Ferrara, Italy
Origin: Italy
Sep. 2015 - Mar. 2016
Research Topics: Modeling of external gear pumps using CFD approaches to handle non-Newtonian fluids

 
Guido Francesco Ritelli
BS, MS: Politecnico of Turin, Italy
Origin: Italy
Feb. 2012 - Jan. 2016
Research Topics: Development of an adaptive, real-time and non-model based control strategy in mobile hydraulic machinery for oscillation dampening and energy saving. Counterbalance and directional valves modeling

 
Timothy Opperwall
Ph.D. Student
BS: Calvin College
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Michigan, USA
Aug. 2010 - Dec. 2015
Research Topics: Development of a noise emission model for external gear machine; Optimization of the external gear machines design for noise emission reduction

 
Matteo Fergnani
Visiting Scholar from the University of Ferrara, Italy
BS: University of Ferrara, Italy
Origin: Italy
Jun. 2015 - Dec. 2015
Research Topics: New control schemes for detecting the traction state of offroad machines

 
Cristina Perez Garcia
Visiting Scholar from the Technological University of Queretaro, Mexico
Origin: Mexico
Jul. 2015 - Nov. 2015
Research Topics: Modeling of external gear pumps using CFD approaches

 
Sidhant Gulati
Master's Student
BS: VIT University, India
Origin: India
Jan. 2014 - Aug. 2015
Research Topics: Formulation of a novel design methodology for external gear machines

 
Karina Bjorklund
SURF program 2015 (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
Origin: Illinois, USA
May 2015 - Aug. 2015
Research Topics: Experimental characterization and modeling of energy efficient fluid supply systems

 
Ram Sudarsan Devendran
Ph.D. Student
BS: BITS Pilani, India; MS: Purdue University
Origin: India
Sep. 2010 - Jun. 2015
Research Topics: Formulation of design principles for variable displacement external gear machines; Proposal of innovative design methodology for external gear machines

 
Francisco Arellano
Visiting Scholar from Technological University of Queretaro, Mexico
Origin: Mexico
Feb. 2015 - Jun. 2015
Research Topics: Modeling, implementation, and realization of a load sensing educational test rig

 
Julio Gachuzo
Visiting Scholar from Technological Institute of Queretaro, Mexico
Origin: Mexico
Feb. 2015 - Jun. 2015
Research Topics: Modeling, implementation, and realization of a load sensing educational test rig

 
Jesper Sørensen
Visiting Scholar from University of Agder, Norway
BS, MS: Aalborg University, Denmark
Origin: Denmark
Jan. 2015 - May 2015
Research Topics: Reduction of oscillations in hydraulically-actuated knuckle boom cranes

 
Pulkit Agarwal
Master's Student
BS: Bits-Pilani, India
Origin: India
Jan. 2013 - Mar. 2015
Research Topics: Modeling and simulations of radial piston pumps and motors

 
Kelong Wang
Visiting Student from Harbin Institute of Technology, China
BS, MS: Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Origin: China
Oct. 2013 - Feb. 2015
Research Topics: Modeling and simulation of radial piston pumps

 
Qunguo Tang
Visiting Scholar from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Ph.D.: Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Origin: China
Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2014
Research Topics: Modelling and simulation of fluid-structure interaction, material screening of water hydraulic external gear pump

 
Gabriele Altare
Post Doc
BS, MS, PhD: Politecnico of Turin, Italy.
Origin: Italy
Jan. 2013 - Dec. 2014
Research Topics: Design and optimization of internal and external gear pumps, design of an electrohydraulic actuator

 
Yanhai Cheng
Ph.D.: Shandong University, China.
Origin: China
Jul. 2013 - Sep. 2014
Research Topics: Low temperature grease transporting system modeling; Realization of a centralized greasing units

 
Marlon Baez
Visiting Scholar from University of Rochester, New York
BS: University of Rochester, New York
Origin: New York
Jun. 2014 - Aug. 2014
Research Topics: Development and application of a variable displacement gear pump

 
Julian Che
Visiting Student from Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico
BS: Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico.
Origin: Mexico
Feb. 2014 - Jun. 2014
Research Topics: Realization of a platform capable of producing controlled external disturbances for testing adaptive vibration damping of a hydraulic crane

 
Sujan Dhar
PhD Student
BS: BITS Pilani, India; MS: SUNY at Buffalo, USA
Origin: India
Aug. 2010 - Feb. 2014
Research Topics: CFD simulation of flow in lubricating gaps of external gear machines; Study the effect of the flow in lubricating gaps on the performance and efficiency of the gear machines

 
Davide Cristofori
PhD Student
BS, MS: University of Parma
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2010 - Dec. 2013
Research Topics: Oscillation damping in valve controlled hydraulic machines through adaptive control strategies; Proportional valves modeling

 
Omar Alonso Sanvicente Cisnero
Visiting Undergraduate Student from Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico
BS: Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico.
Origin: Mexico
Jun. 2013 - Sep. 2013
Research Topics: Design a "chain-less" bicycle in which the motion is transmitted by means of a hydrostatic transmission with regenerative brake capabilities

 
Junjie Zhou
Visiting PhD Student from Beijing Institute of Technology, China
BS: Beijing Institute of Technology, China.
Origin: China
Sep. 2011 - Sep. 2013
Research Topics: Fluid properties and cavitation

 
Mark W Mahuren
SURF program 2013 (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
BS: Purdue University.
Origin: Fort Wayne, IN
May 2013 - Aug. 2013
Research Topics: Prototype Actuation System for Variable Displacement Gear Machine. (reference to CEEFP project: Variable Displacement External Gear Machines)

 
Bixing Yan
SURF program 2013 (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
BS: Purdue University.
Origin: Qinhuangdao, China
May 2013-Aug. 2013
Research Topics: Design a hydraulically actuated platform with 2 degrees of freedom. The platform will be used support to the CCEFP research project: Active Vibration Damping of Mobile Hydraulic Machines

 
Marisol Perez Garcia
Visiting Undergraduate Student
BS: Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico.
Origin: Mexico
Jan. 2013- May 2013
Research Topics: Numerical modeling and experimental investigation of noise generation in external gear pumps

 
Jose de Jesus Alegria Cereda
Visiting Professor from Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico
BS, MS: Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico.
Origin: Mexico
Jan. 2013 - May 2013
Research Topics: Design and control of a test rig for automatic characterization of hydraulic components.

 
Alessio Zanichelli
Visiting Master's student from University of Parma, Italy
BS: University of Parma, Italy.
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2012-Oct. 2012
Research Topics: Design and control of a test rig for automatic characterization of hydraulic components

 
Roy
SURF program 2012 (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
BS: Purdue University, USA.
Origin: Illinois, USA.
May 2012- Aug. 2012
Research Topics: Experimental study of hydraulic lifting machines to improve their stability and energy efficiency

 
Ashwin Mathur
SURF program 2012 (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
BS: Purdue University, USA.
Origin: India.
May 2012 - Aug. 2012
Research Topics: Design and testing of a controller to set the pressure/flow at the delivery of a variable displacement axial piston pump

 
Juan Pedro Gomez Virgilio
Visiting Undergraduate Student from Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico
BS: Universidad Tecnologica de Queretaro, Mexico.
Origin: Mexico
Jan. 2012- May 2012
Research Topics: Analysis of innovative sliding design on the performance of external gear machines

 
Simone Tondelloni
Visiting Master's student from University of Parma, Italy
BS: University of Parma, Italy.
Origin: Italy
Aug. 2011-Feb. 2012
Research Topics: Design and realization of a versatile test-rig for the characterization of hydraulic components and systems

 
Wolfgang Schweiger
Visiting PhD from Graz University of Technology, Austria
BS, MS: Graz University of Technology, Austria. Current PhD Student.
Origin: Austria
Apr. 2011-Sep. 2011
Research Topics: Design and optimization of internal gear ring pumps for automotive application

 
Nicholas W. Louis
2011 SURF Student
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Illinois, USA
Research Topics: Final development of a water-hydraulic test rig to be used as support for teaching activities

 
Kevin Seibert
2011 SURF Student
BS: Purdue University
Origin: TX, USA
Research Topics: Modeling and instrumentation of an hydraulic crane for vibration control damping testing

 
Johan Magnusson
Master's Student from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
BS: Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Origin: Sweden
Jan. 2011 - Jul. 2011
Research Topics: CFD simulation of flow in lubricating gaps of external gear machines; Study how changes in gap modelling physics influence the simulation results

 
Massimo Dall'Asta
Master's Student from University of Parma, Italy
BS: University of Parma
Origin: Italy
Oct. 2010 - Mar. 2011
Research Topics: Water-hydraulic test rig design; Characterization of water-hydraulic components

 
Alessandro Vassena
Visiting Researcher
BS, MS: University of Parma
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2010 - Nov. 2010
Research Topics: Optimization of hydraulic components design by means of DOE (Design of Experiments). Main case study: external gear pumps, spool valves

 
Giovanni Campanella
Visiting Researcher
BS, MS: University of Parma
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2010 - Nov. 2010
Research Topics: Study of a hybrid solution for an articulated boom lift; Testing of innovative external gear pumps design by means of DOE (Design of Experiments)

 
Andrew O'Bannon
2010 SURF Student
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Indiana, USA
Research Topics: Development of a water hydraulic test rig useful as support to teaching activities

 
Mohammad Mehdi Alemi
BS: University of Tehran
Origin: Iran
Jan 2011-Dec 2011

 
Jonathan Baker
Master's Graduate
BS: Davidson College
MS: Purdue University
PhD: MIT
Origin: USA
Jun. 2006-Jul. 2009

 
Pranay Banerjee
Master's Graduate
BS:West Bengal University of Technology, India
MS: Purdue University
Origin: West Bengal, India
May 2016-Feb 2018

 
Jim Bartlett
BS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Jul. 2008-May 2009

 
Jeremy Beale
Master's Graduate
BS: University of Kentucky
Origin: North Carolina, USA
Jul. 2014-Mar. 2017

 
Hans Berg
PhD Graduate
Origin: Germany

 
Tyler Bleazard
Master's Graduate
BS: Brigham Young University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Ottawa, IL
Jul. 2013-Jul. 2015

 
Ashley Busquets
PhD Graduate
BS: Saginaw Valley State University
MS: Purdue University
Phd: Purdue University
Origin: Michigan, USA
Aug. 2012-Feb 2018

 
Enrique Busquets
PhD Graduate
BS: Univeristy of Texas at El Paso
MS: Purdue University
PhD: Purdue University
Origin: Mexico
Jul. 2011-Jul. 2016

 
Blake Carl
Origin: USA

 
Gang Chen
Origin: China

 
Sven Kelana Christiansen
Origin: Germany

 
Michael Cross
Master's Graduate
BS: Univeristy of Tennessee at Knoxville
MS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Apr. 2009-May 2011

 
Naseem Daher
PhD Graduate
BS, MS: Lawrence Technological University, MI, USA
Origin: Lebanon
Aug 2011-Aug 2014

 
Shekar Degaonkar
Master's Graduate
BS: Dr. BA Marathwada University, India
Origin: India
Jul. 2006-Jun. 2009

 
Abhijit Dingare
BS: College of Engineering, Pune, India
MS: The Ohio State University
Origin: India
Jun. 2010-Dec. 2010

 
Sebastian Eggers
Origin: Germany

 
Andrew Fredrickson
Master's Graduate
BS: Taylor University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Jul. 2006-Jul. 2008

 
Reece Garrett
Master's Graduate
BS: Brigham Young University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Jun. 2007-May 2009

 
Joerg Grabbel
PhD Graduate
Origin: Germany

 
Hiral Haria
Master's Graduate
BS: VJTI, Mumbai University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Mumbai, India
Jan. 2015-May 2016

 
Rohit Hippalgaonkar
PhD Graduate
B.Tech: Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
M.Eng: Cornell University
Origin: India
Jun. 2010-May 2014

 
Edward Hughes
BS: Purdue University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Jul. 2007-Apr. 2009

 
Roman Ivantysyn
Master's Graduate
BS: Purdue University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Germany
May 2009-Jul. 2011

 
DongJun. Kim
Master's Graduate
BS: Yokohama National University, Japan
MS: Purdue University
Origin: South Korea
May 2011-Aug. 2012

 
Taeho Kim
PhD Graduate
BS: Ajou University, South Korea
MS: KAIST, South Korea
MS: University of Florida
Origin: S. Korea
Aug. 2012 - Apr. 2017

 
Richard Klop
PhD Graduate
BS: Michigan State
MS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Aug. 2005-Feb 2011

 
Alexander Krauss
Origin: Germany

 
Matt Kronlage
Master's Graduate
BS: Iowa State
MS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Jul. 2009-Jul. 2011

 
Rajneesh Kumar
PhD Graduate
BS: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India
MS: Purdue University
Origin: India
Jul. 2006-Oct 2010

 
Rohit Kumar
Master's Graduate
BS: Birla Institute of Technology, India
Origin: India
Aug. 2007-Oct 2009

 
Hyukjoon Kwon
PhD Graduate
BS: Seoul National University
MS: Seoul National University
Phd: Purdue University
Origin: S. Korea
Aug. 2015-Feb. 2018

 
Rolf Lasaar
PhD Graduate
Origin: Germany

 
Dat Le
Jul. 2010-Jul. 2011

 
Shinok Lee
Master's Graduate
BS: Purdue University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: South Korea
Jul. 2008-Aug 2010

 
Ning Liu
BS: Hunan University
MS: Hunan University
Origin: China
Aug. 2014-May 2016

 
Chenhao Ma
Master's Graduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: China
May 2013-May 2014

 
Jacob Mcleod
BS: Kettering University
Origin: Michigan, USA
Aug. 2009-May 2010

 
Dusan Mikeska
Origin: Slovakia

 
Dan Mizell
PhD Graduate
BS: Michigan Technological University
Phd: Purdue University
Origin: Michigan, USA
Jul. 2011-Mar. 2018

 
Lars Olems
PhD Graduate
Origin: Germany

 
Michael Oppermann
PhD Graduate
Origin: Germany

 
Mrudula Orpe
Masters Graduate
BS: University of Pune
MS: Purdue University
Origin: India
Aug. 2014-May 2016

 
Jean-Claude Ossyra
PhD Graduate
Origin: Germany

 
Damiano Padovani
PhD Graduate
BS, MS: Polytechnic University of Turin
PhD: Purdue University
Origin: Italy
Aug. 2012-Jul. 2016

 
Matteo Pelosi
PhD Graduate
BS, MS: Università Degli Studi di Parma
Origin: Italy
Sep 2007- Mar 2012

 
Jeff Peters
Master's Graduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Jul. 2006-Aug. 2008

 
Leonardo Pinhel-Soarez


 
Robert Rahmfeld
PhD Graduate
Origin: Germany

 
Colleen Reidy
BS: University of Notre Dame
Origin: New York, USA
Aug. 2014-May 2015

 
Jess Rose
Master's Graduate
BS: Brigham Young University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Washington, USA
Aug. 2009-Jun. 2011

 
Andrew Schenk
PhD Graduate
BS: Kettering University
Origin: Michigan, USA
PhD: Jul. 2009-Dec.2014

 
Ganesh Seeniraj
PhD Graduate
BS: College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai, India
MS: Kettering University
Origin: India
PhD: Aug. 2004-Mar. 2009
Postdoc: Aug. 2009-Apr. 2011

 
Natalie Spencer
Master's Graduate
BS: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Origin: Arlington, WA, USA
Aug. 2012-Jun. 2014

 
Michael Sprengel
PhD Graduate
BS: Missouri S&T
Origin: Missouri, USA
Aug. 2010 - Dec. 2015

 
Anderson St. Hilaire
Master's Graduate
Origin: Dominicas

 
Phil St. Hilaire
BS: Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas
Origin: Island Of Dominica, Caribbean
Jul. 2013-Jul. 2014

 
Brent Warr
Master's Graduate
BS: Brigham Young University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: Utah, USA
Aug. 2009-May 2011

 
Uwe Wieczorek
PhD Graduate
Origin: Germany

 
Kyle Williams
PhD Graduate
MS: Purdue University
Phd: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Jul. 2013-Feb. 2018

 
Chris Williamson
PhD Graduate
BS: Brigham Young University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Aug. 2005-Sept 2010

 
Elmar Wulf
Origin: Germany

 
Marco Zecchi
PhD Graduate
MS: Università Degli Studi di Parma
Origin: Italy
Apr. 2010 - Dec. 2013

 
Minming Zhao
Master's Graduate
BS: Shanghai Jiaotong University
Origin: China
Aug. 2010-Jun. 2012

 
Josh Zimmerman
PhD Graduate
BS: Brigham Young University
MS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
Aug. 2006-May 2012

 
Juliane Bach
Visiting Researcher
BS: TU Braunschweig
Origin: Germany
Sep. 2014-Dec. 2014

 
Bjoern Bahl
Visiting Researcher
B.Sc.: RWTH Aachen University
Origin: Goettingen, Germany
Sep. 2013 - Dec. 2013

 
Robert Behr
Origin: Germany

 
Mateus Bertolin
Visiting Scholar
BS: Federal University of Santa Catarina
Origin: Brazil
Apr. 2016-Jul. 2016
Aug 2017-Dec 2017

 
Wuyu Chen
Visiting Scholar
B. Sc.: Linyi University
M.Sc.: Polytechnic University of Turin
Origin: China
Mar. 2017-Oct 2017

 
Jiang Dan
Origin: China

 
Dr. Xuewen Du
Visiting Scholar
PhD: Zhejiang University
Origin: China
Dec. 2013-Dec. 2014

 
Daniel Dyminski
Master's Graduate
Cracow Academy of Technology
Origin: Poland
Sep. 2005-Dec. 2008

 
Dr. Jörg Edler
Visiting Scholar
M. Sc.: Graz University of Technology - Austria
Ph.D: Graz University of Technology - Austria
Origin: Austria
Apr. 2017 - Jul. 2017

 
Bruno Silva Emerick
Undergraduate Visiting Researcher
BS: Federal University of Viçosa
Origin: Brazil
May 2015-Aug. 2016

 
Federica Franzoni
Visiting Researcher
BS: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Origin: Italy
Jun. 2009-Dec 2009

 
Germano Franzoni
Origin: Italy

 
Anna Garcia Teruel
Visiting Researcher
BS: TU München
Origin: Barcelona, Spain
Sep. 2014-Mar. 2015

 
Dr. Hong Gao
Visiting Scholar
PhD: Zhejiang University
Origin: China
Jun. 2013-Jun. 2014

 
Daniel Grönberg
Visiting Researcher
Origin: Sweden
Jan 2011-Jun. 2011

 
Yizhu Gu
Visiting Researcher
BS: Zhejiang University
Origin: China
Jul. 2013-Oct. 2013

 
Daniel Hasko
Visiting Scholar
MS: Trenčín University of Alexander Dubček in Trenčín
Origin: Slovakia
Nov. 2015-Nov. 2017

 
Changchun "Max" Huang
Origin: China


 
Takayoshi Ichiyanagi
Assistant Professor
National Defense Academy of Japan
Origin: Japan
Jul. 2007-Sep. 2008

 
Andreas Japing
Origin: Germany

 
Najoua Jouini
Visiting Researcher
BS, MS: Stuttgart University
Origin: Tunisia
Sep 2006-Feb 2007
Sep 2007-Aug 2008
May 2009-Aug 2012

 
Donatien Keho
Master's Graduate
MS: Toulouse
Origin: France
Feb. 2008-Sep. 2008

 
Petr Konarik
Origin: Czech Republic

 
Philipp Koppold
Visiting Researcher
Origin: Germany
Feb 2010-Nov 2010

 
Jonathan Liscouet
Origin: France

 
Dr. Tatiana Minav
Visiting Scholar
Ing.: Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University, 2008
M.Sc.: Lappeenranta University of Technology, 2008
D.Sc.: Lappeenranta University of Technology, 2011
Origin: Finland
Apr. 2016-Feb. 2017

 
Amin Mehdizadeh
Visiting Researcher
BS,MS: Shiraz University
MS: The Royal Insititute of Technology, Sweden
Origin: Iran
Dec. 2011-Aug. 2013

 
Giovanni Napolitano
Visiting Scholar
BS: University of Naples Federico II
Origin: Italy
Nov. 2015-May 2016

 
Jose Navarro
Origin: Spain

 
Dr. Olivier Reinertz
Visiting Scholar>
B. Sc.: RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Ph.D: RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Origin: Belgium
May 2017-Jun. 2017

 
Dheeraj Saxena
Origin: India

 
Martina Scamperle
Visiting Scholar
BS: University of Padua
MS: University of Padua
Origin: Italy
Nov. 2015-Mar. 2016

 
Jan H. Schmidt
Visiting Researcher
Diplom: TU Clausthal
Origin: Germany
Aug. 2012-Oct. 2012

 
Raphael Seifried
Visiting Scholar
BS: Dresden University of Technology
Origin: Germany
May 2016 - Oct. 2016

 
Lizhi Shang
Visiting Researcher
BS: Huazhong University of Science and Technology
MS: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Origin: China
Jul. 2012-Aug 2012

 
Wei Shen
Visiting Researcher
BS: Northeast Foresty University
MS: Yan Shan University
PhD: Harbin Institude of Technology
Origin: China
Feb 2012-Mar 2013

 
Patrik Stegemann
Origin: Germany

 
Dr. Zhongsheng Sun
Visiting Scholar
PhD: Harbin Institute of Technology
Origin: China
Dec. 2013-Dec. 2014

 
Marcel Tkocz
Master's Student
BS: Technical University Dresden
Origin: Germany
Aug. 2008-May 2009

 
Nils Trochelmann
Visiting Researcher
BS: Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Origin: Hamburg, Germany
Apr. 2014-Oct. 2014

 
Toyohito Uchizono
Visiting Researcher
Origin: Japan
Jan 2010-Jul. 2011

 
Hideaki Usami
Visiting Researcher
BS, MS: Meiji University
Origin: Japan
Aug 2012-Feb 2014

 
Andrea Vacca
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
Università Degli Studi di Parma
Origin: Italy
Jun. 2008-Oct. 2008

 
Philipp Wagner
Visiting Scholar
BS: Graz University of Technology
MS: Graz University of Technology
Origin: Austria
Apr. 2016-Jul. 2016

 
Dr. Dongyun Wang
Visiting Scholar
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PhD: Zhejiang University
Origin: China
Nov. 2014-Oct. 2015

 
Dr. Tong Xing
Visiting Scholar
Email Dr. Xing
PhD: Zhejiang University
Origin: China
Mar. 2014-Mar. 2015

 
Marco Zecchi
Visiting Researcher
MS: Università Degli Studi di Parma
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2009-Nov 2009

 
Junwei Zhang
Visiting Researcher
BS: Beijing Institute of Technology
Origin: China
Nov 2011-Nov 2012

 
Hui Zhao
Visiting Researcher
BS-Ph.D: Harbin Institute of Technology
Origin: China
Sept 2009-Sept 2010

 
Minming Zhao
Visiting Researcher

Origin: China
Dec 2009-Apr. 2010

 
Fabian Zimber
Visiting Researcher
BS: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Origin: Germany
May 2012-Aug 2012

 
Maurizio Zullo
Visiting Scholar
B. Sc.: University of Naples Federico II
Origin: Italy
Mar. 2017-Oct. 2017

 
Dan Ding
Undergraduate Researcher
SURF 2016
BS: China Agricultural University
BS: Purdue University
Origin: China
May 2016-Aug. 2016

 
Rajith Weerasingh
Undergraduate Researcher
SURF 2016
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Michigan, USA
May 2016-Aug. 2016

 
Pratik Chawla
Undergraduate Researcher
SURF 2015
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Bombay, India
May 2015-Aug. 2015

 
Italo Ramos
Undergraduate Researcher
SURF 2015
BS: Federal University of Itabujá
Origin: Brazil
May 2015-Aug. 2015

 
Dhruv Subramaniam
Undergraduate Researcher
SURF 2015
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Singapore
May 2015-Aug. 2015

 
Andrew Adelsperger
Undergraduate Researcher
SURF 2014
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Peru, Indiana, USA
May 2014-Aug. 2014

 
Andy Yang
Undergraduate Researcher
BS: Columbia University
Origin: Carmel, Indiana, USA
Jun. 2014-Aug. 2014

 
Jose Edgar Gomez Gomez
Undergraduate Researcher
Origin: Queretaro, Mexico
May 2013-Oct. 2013

 
Jordyn Miller
SURF 2013 Student
Origin: USA
May 2013-Aug 2013

 
Yangqiao Zheng
SURF 2013 Student
Origin: China
May 2013-Aug 2013

 
Chuang (Chris) Wang
Undergraduate Researcher
BS: Purdue University
Sep 2012-Dec 2012

 
Jennifer Wu
Undergraduate Researcher
BS: Purdue University
Sep 2012-Dec 2012

 
Cory Raizor
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
SURF Summer 2012

 
Tridib Saha
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
SROP Summer 2012

 
Bruce Vonniederhausern
Undergraduate
BS: Utah State University
SURF Summer 2012

 
Chuang (Chris) Wang
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
SURF Summer 2012

 
Cary Wood
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
SURF Summer 2012

 
Kilian Cooley
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
SURF Summer 2011

 
Cheng Lu
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
SURF Summer 2011

 
Jennifer Wu
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
SURF Summer 2011

 
Enrique Busquets
Undergraduate
BS: The University of Texas at El Paso
Origin: Torreon, Mexico
SURF Summer 2010

 
James Hancock
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Illinois, USA
SURF Summer 2010

 
Ben Walke
Undergraduate
BS: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Origin: Pennsylvania, USA
SURF Summer 2010

 
Andreu Husien
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Jakarta, Indonesia
SURF Summer 2009

 
Paul Kalbfleisch
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Kentucky, USA
SURF Summer 2009

 
Jamie Scott
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Indiana, USA
SURF Summer 2009

 
Nathan Strong
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Tennessee, USA
SURF Summer 2009

 
Nicholas Browdues
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
SURF Summer 2008

 
Michael Cross
Undergraduate
BS: Univeristy of Tennessee at Knoxville
Origin: USA
SURF Summer 2008

 
William Hinson
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
SURF Summer 2008

 
Roman Ivantysyn
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Germany
Summer 2008

 
Katie Livergood
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue Unversity
Origin: USA
Summer 2008

 
Laura Rodriguez
Undergraduate
BS: Instituto Tecnologico de Ciudad Juarez
Origin: Mexico
SURF Summer 2008

 
Ivan Swandono
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: Indonesia
SURF Summer 2008

 
Sihle Wilson
Undergraduate
BS: Florida A&M University
Origin: Trinidad and Tabago
SURF Summer 2008

 
Neil Dantam
Undergraduate
BS: Purdue University
Origin: USA
SURF Summer 2007

 
José Rivera
Undergraduate
BS: University of Puerto Rico at Maya Güez
Origin: Puerto Rico
SURF Summer 2007

 
Elvis Ulloa
Undergraduate
BS: University of Puerto Rico at Maya Güez
Origin: Puerto Rico
SURF Summer 2007

 
Donnell Cunningham
Undergraduate
Origin: USA
SURF Summer 2006

 
Edat Kaya
Maha Lab Manager
Dipl.-Eng.: Hamburg University of Applied Science
Origin: Germany
Aug. 2005-May 2011

 
Francis Grover
Visiting High School Student
Jefferson High School, Lafayette, IN
Origin: Lafayette, IN
Sep. 2009-Mar. 2010

 

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