Vacca, Andrea

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Innovations

Innovation Title Categories Lead Inventor
Variable Flow Gear Pump
2017-VACC-67926
  1. Mechanical Engineering
Vacca, Andrea
Compact Electro-Hydraulic Actuator
2013-VACC-66601
  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aeronautics
Vacca, Andrea
Surface Shaped Wedge Gears Improves Performance in External Gear Machines
2016-VACC-67243
  1. Mechanical Engineering
Vacca, Andrea
Variable Displacement External Gear Machine
2014-VACC-66716
  1. Mechanical Engineering
Vacca, Andrea

Details

Dr. Andrea Vacca is an Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. He earned his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Parma, Italy, and his Ph.D. in Energy Systems from the University of Florence, Italy. Dr. Vacca's main research interest is fluid power technology. His research goals include improving energy efficiency and controllability of fluid power systems and the reduction of noise emissions of fluid power components.

For additional information, visit Dr. Vacca's Purdue webpages: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ABE/People/ptProfile?resource_id=61666
or: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ME/People/ptProfile?id=61666
or his Maha Fluid Power Research Center website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Maha_AVteam/Team_MahaAV.html