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Gang Sheng Chen Named SAE International Fellow

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 24, 2014 -

SAE International announced that Dr. Gang Sheng Chen was elected as a 2013-2014 SAE Fellow. Chen was one of 22 Fellow recognized during ceremonies at the 2014 SAE World Congress, April 8-10 in Detroit, Michigan.


Chen currently serves as a J. Robert Fletcher Professorship/Associate of Engineering at Marshall University. Prior to that, he previously taught at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He also served as a principal engineer/group leader for SONY Corporation’s Singapore Research Lab, advisory scientist for IBM Corporation’s Tech Division in California, research scientist for Gates Corporation’s Tech Center in Michigan, and principal engineer for Singapore national lab DSI, and lecturer at Huazhong University of Science & Technology.

Chen’s research focuses on dynamics, acoustics and tribology with applications in mechanical, automotive and mechatronics systems. He is the author of more than 90 books, book chapters and journal papers including the book, Vehicle Noise, Vibrations and Sound Quality, published by SAE in 2012. He also holds five patents.

Chen has received more than a dozen awards as a book author, paper author, patent inventor, community volunteer, and guest professor, lecturer and advisor. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has serve the SAE World Congress as powertrain noise vibration, and harshness (NVH) session co-organizer/chair and is an associate editor/member of editor boards of four international journals, and a section editorial of the Encyclopedia of Tribology, Springer.

He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and a doctorate from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

SAE Fellow is the highest grade of membership bestowed by SAE International. It recognizes outstanding engineering, scientific and leadership accomplishments by an individual that have resulted in meaningful advances in automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle technologies. The program, established in 1975, recognizes an average of 20 recipients worldwide for this honor each year.


SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 145,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.


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