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Nine Honored with SAE International Ralph R. Teetor Education Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 14, 2011 - SAE International presented nine engineering professors with the Ralph R. Teetor Education Award during the SAE 2011 World Congress held in Detroit.

This award, established in 1963, recognizes and honors young educators who are successfully preparing engineers to meet the challenges that face society. The award is named after former SAE president, Ralph R. Teetor, who firmly believed that engineering educators are the most effective link between engineering students and their future careers.

Those receiving awards included:

· Timothy J. Jacobs, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

· Laine Mears, Assistant Professor, Automotive Engineering, Clemson University

· David R. Mikesell, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio Northern University

· C. D. Naiju, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical and Building Sciences, VIT University, India

· Raj Rajendran, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Abdur Rahman University, India

· Christopher A. Schuh, Danae and Vasilios Salapatas Associate Professor of Metallurgy, Department of Materials Science and Engineering,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

· Zongxuan Sun, Benjamin Mayhugh Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

· Xia Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oakland University

· Nadir Yilmaz, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

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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