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Lisa Christine Uhl Honored with the SAE International Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 28, 2014 -

SAE International announces that Lisa Christine Uhl, Manager, Hydraulic Brakes and Accessory Systems, Mechatronics Engineering, Daimler Trucks North America, has been honored with the 2013 SAE Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award.

Established in 1953, the Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes individuals for outstanding service in the technical committee activities of SAE International. This includes valuable contributions to the work of SAE International technical committees, unusual leadership in the activities of an SAE International technical committee, significant contributions as a representative of SAE International to the accomplishments of technical committees of other organizations or of government agencies, and outstanding contributions to SAE International technical committee work in the form of research, test methods and procedures, and/or development of standards.


Uhl has been with Daimler (formerly Freightliner) for 30 years. She graduated Maxima Cum Laude with a BSME degree from the Multnomah School of Engineering, University of Portland and passed the Professional Engineering Exam in the State of Oregon.    She is active on a number of SAE Truck & Bus Standards Committees, including the Corrosion Committee, and is current Chair of the Hydraulic Brake Committee.    


Uhl started her career at Daimler right out of college in the Custom Engineering Department. She was responsible for many chassis systems including brakes, axles and drivelines. She developed numerous artificial intelligence programs to optimize drivelines, vehicle specification and parts generation. She managed the Chassis group in Custom Engineering, then joined a Mercedes World Truck development team in the mid 1990's. When this development moved to Brazil, Uhl remained in Portland and joined the Brake and Safety Systems Engineering group, when she became Manager in 2007.   


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