Toyota Material Handling North America announces grant recipients of TMHNA University Research Program

  • March 18, 2020
  • Toyota Do Brasil
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Toyota Material Handling North America announces grant recipients of TMHNA University Research Program
Toyota Material Handling North America announces grant recipients of TMHNA University Research Program
March 18, 2020 - Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA) has selected two universities' research proposals to receive funding through the TMHNA University Research Program.

TMHNA announced the recipients of grant funding during a joint press conference at MODEX 2020 held in conjunction with Material Handling Institute (MHI). The research proposals selected for funding include:
  • Dynamic Capacitive Wireless Charging System for Autonomous MH Vehicles
    Proposal Author: Prof. Khurram Afridi, Cornell University
  • Material Handling for Industry 4.0 in Small and Medium Enterprises
    Proposal Author: Prof. Jorge Dorribo Camba, Purdue University
The sponsored research program was created to drive the next generation of technology for the supply chain, logistics and material handling industries. The program encourages university professors and researchers to apply their knowledge of engineering and technical fields, drawing synergies and collaboration between collegiate research and TMHNA.

The University Research Program, now in its fourth year, attracted a 44 research proposals from 30 universities across the country.
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