October 6-8, 2015
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Annual L. Ray Buckendale LectureWednesday, October 7, 2015
Breakfast Reception: 7:45-8:15 a.m.
Lecture: 8:15-9:15 a.m. Honoring the memory, character, and work of L. Ray Buckendale, 1946 SAE President whose greatest desire was to develop potential abilities in young people, the Annual L. Ray Buckendale Lecture promotes automotive ground vehicles for either on- or off-road operation in commercial or military service. The objective is to provide procedures and data useful in formulating solutions pertaining to commercial vehicle design, manufacture, operations, and maintenance. The Buckendale Lecture is directed primarily to the needs of young engineers and students with emphasis on practical aspects of the topic. This year's honoree is Richard Wood is the President and Owner of SOLUS-Solutions and Technologies LLC, His lecture is titled "Reynolds Number Impact on Commercial Vehicle Aerodynamics and Performance." Read Bio