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Purdue University

Monika Ivantsynova, Naseem Daher, and Michael Sprengel, Purdue University

Caption: Purdue University professor Monika Ivantysynova and doctoral student Naseem Daher discuss research related to a new hydraulic-steering technology, while graduate student Michael Sprengel looks over the electronic controls of a front loader. Researchers led by Ivantysynova, the Maha Fluid Power Systems Professor, have shown how to reduce fuel consumption while dramatically improving the efficiency of hydraulic steering systems in heavy construction equipment.

Credit: (Purdue University photo/Mark Simons)

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