Steven De Cenzo Honored with SAE International Technical Standards Board Outstanding Contribution Award
WARRENDALE, Pa., Oct. 31, 2011 - Steven De Cenzo, staff engineer and lead casting specialist in the Materials and Process Engineering Group of Honeywell Aerospace, was honored with the SAE International
Technical Standards Board Outstanding Contribution Award during the SAE AeroTech Congress held in Toulouse, France.
This award, established in 1953, recognizes individuals for outstanding service in the technical committee activities of the Society. This includes unusual leadership in the activities of an SAE technical committee, significant contributions as a representative of the Society to the accomplishments of technical committees of other organizations or agencies, and outstanding contributions to SAE technical committee work in the form of research, test methods and procedures, and/or development of standards.
Prior to joining Honeywell in 2001, De Cenzo and his wife operated Process and Materials Control Associates throughout the 1990’s, specializing in foundry and heat treat process control. He began his aerospace career and SAE International participation at the Howmet Corporation (now an Alcoa unit), a premier aerospace investment casting foundry group, in 1973 and held a variety of positions at its North American operations including foundry process and quality engineer, chief metallurgist and raw material management. He is a member of SAE International, AFS, ASM, NADCA, and AIME.
For SAE International, he served as a supplier and consultant member of the Aerospace Materials Division Commodity Committees and is now an alternate member for Honeywell Aerospace. He is a member of the Aerospace Metals and Engineer Committee (AMEC), the AMEC Surface Enhancement Subcommittee and the Ground Vehicle Surface Enhancement Committee. De Cenzo graduated from the Metallurgy program at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead, Calif. He received a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science from Michigan State University and an MBA in Manufacturing Operations from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
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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