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Sue Bai of Honda R&D Receives SAE International Delco Electronics Intelligent Transportation Systems Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 6, 2013 -

SAE International announces that Sue Bai, a Senior Engineer in the Automobile Technology Research Department with Honda R&D Americas, Inc., has won the SAE Delco Electronics Intelligent Transportation Systems Award.

Bai will receive the award during the Awards Ceremony at the SAE 2013 World Congress in Detroit. The Awards Ceremony will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. in Cobo Center.

Established in 1996, this award distinguishes an individual or team whose outstanding long-term accomplishments have significantly advanced the state-of-the-art of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) through innovative technology achievements and/or significant industry leadership.

Bai’s responsibilities include research on advanced vehicle active safety systems and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) using communications. Her area of research spans from in-vehicle navigation system with wireless communication, Telematics system design and development, to cooperative safety system research. Prior to joining Honda, Bai conducted telematics and blue-tooth hands-free system research and development at Nissan Technical Center, Farmington Hills, Michigan. She is currently the Honda technical leader on the Crash Avoidance Metrics Partnership (CAMP) Consortium. She has been the CAMP liaison to the SAE DSRC Technical Committee for the Vehicle Safety Communication projects since 2006.   

Bai also is the chair-woman of the SAE International DSRC Vehicle Safety Technical Committee and, leading the development of the J2735 and J2945, vehicle-vehicle & vehicle-infrastructure safety related message and data standardization effort. She has a master’s degree in Computer Science from Eastern University; along with master’s degrees in Industrial System Engineering and Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.  

Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA) is responsible for creating advanced products and technologies that provide new value to Honda and Acura customers.  HRA has the capability of “complete product creation” – developing all-new products, starting from market and technology research and design-styling through engineering design, prototype fabrication and testing, local parts procurement, and support for mass production preparation.  With major facilities in California, Ohio, North Carolina and Florida, HRA is engaged in the development and testing of Honda and Acura automobiles, and Honda power sports and power equipment products, and is also taking a leading role in the advancement of leading-edge safety and environmental technologies.

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 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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