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Curtis Vincent Honored with the SAE International Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 28, 2014 -

SAE International announces that Curtis Vincent, Senior Project Manager, General Motors, 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.


Mr. Curtis has worked at General Motors for more than 31 years in the HVAC and Powertrain Cooling field.  He and his team were responsible for several Cadillac cooling and thermal systems over the years. In the past several years he has worked on several SAE International technical standards for the new refrigerant R-1234yf.  Most recently, Mr. Curtis has served as chairman of the latest SAE International Cooperative Research Project on the new refrigerant. He holds a BSME from Kettering University (former GMI) and an MBA from The University of Michigan - Dearborn.


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