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SAE International Honors Andreas Broda with the 2009 Max Bentele Award for Engine Technology Innovation

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 8, 2010 - SAE International honored Andreas Broda, chief engineer, Institute of Internal Combustion Engines, Technische Universität Braunschweig, with the 2009 Max Bentele Award for Engine Technology Innovation. He was presented the award during the Award Ceremony at the 2010 SAE World Congress.

Established in 2001, the Max Bentele Award for Engine Technology Innovation recognizes an SAE International member whose work has furthered innovation in the manufacture, design and improvement of engine technology for ground, air or space vehicles. The award honors Max Bentele for his contributions to the field of mobility engines and his encouragement for others to innovate and promote advances in the area. The award is designated for engineers under the age of 35 who have made a major contribution through a new idea, concept, innovation or application which provides a recognized improvement in engine technology and which has been verified through proof of concept demonstrations. It is intended to recognize the global nature of the SAE and the breadth of the mobility community that it serves.

Broda has studied mechanical engineering at Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany) and reached the university degree in 2003. From 2004 to the end of 2009, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Internal Combustion Engines at Technische Universität Braunschweig with the object of receiving a PhD. In addition to his teaching activity, Broda works in the field of Active Air Management of Diesel Engines and Diesel Combustion Systems. Since January of 2010, he has held the position of academic councilor and chief engineer. Broda is a member of SAE International and VDI (Association of German Engineers).

To arrange an interview with Andreas Broda, presse@tu-braunschweig.de , to learn more about the 2009 Max Bentele Award for Engine Technology Innovation, e-mail pr@sae.org .

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus 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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