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Eugene Williams Honored with the SAE International Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 28, 2014 -

SAE International announces that Eugene Williams, Senior Development Engineer (retired), Horton, Inc., 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. Williams recently retired as Senior Development Engineer from Horton Inc. He had also designed engine cooling fans since 1986 for Engineered Cooling Systems, Schwitzer, Kysor, and Borg Warner. Prior to 1986 he had worked in the grain drying field for Beard Industries. He has been an SAE International member since 1999 and a member of the SAE Cooling Systems Standards Committee since 2001. Mr. Williams is a member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, and is a graduate of Purdue University with both BS and MS degrees in Engineering.


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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