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Delphi Executive Named 2010 SAE International President Nominee

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 5, 2009 - SAE International’s Executive Nominating Committee named Andrew Brown Jr., PhD, P.E., NAE, as its candidate for 2010 SAE International President.

Dr. Brown is the executive director and chief technologist for Delphi Corporation. In this capacity, Dr. Brown provides leadership on corporate innovation and technology issues to help achieve profitable competitive advantage.  Also, he represents Delphi globally in outside forums on matters of innovation and technology, including government and regulatory agencies, customers, alliance partners, vendors, contracting agencies, academia, etc. 

A member of SAE International for nearly 17 years, Dr. Brown has served on several SAE boards and committees, including: SAE Board of Directors (2003-2006); SAE Foundation Board of Trustees (2007-present); Technical Standards Board (1999-2003); Fellows Committee (2007-2008); and the SAE Automotive Research Institute Advisory Council (2003-2007).

Dr. Brown earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University in 1971.  He received a Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance and Marketing from Wayne State University in 1975 and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering focused on energy and environmental engineering from the University of Detroit-Mercy in 1978.  He completed the Penn State Executive Management Course in 1979.  A registered Professional Engineer, Dr. Brown earned a Doctorate of Engineering from Wayne State University in September 1992.

Dr. Brown’s nomination will go to a member vote in November 2009. If elected, he will begin his one-year term in January 2010.

SAE International is a global association of more than 121,000 engineers and related technical experts in the automotive, aerospace and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

 

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