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SAE International to Honor Caterpillar Engineer Erick Scarpone SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., Oct. 26, 2016 - SAE International announces that Erick Scarpone, Manufacturing Engineer 3 with Caterpillar as the recipient of the SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer Award. Erick was presented with the award during the SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, held on Oct. 4-6 in Rosemont, Ill.

The award recognizes an outstanding young engineer in the off-highway or powerplant industry. Established in 1996, the award was proposed by senior engineering executives and is administered under the auspices of the SAE Engineering Meetings Board in cooperation with AEM. Candidates are nominated by their managers, with the nomination supported by an International SAE member.

Throughout his career, Scarpone has been known for his positive energy, motivation, performance and ability to manage complex projects. He has consistently demonstrated his ability to break through barriers and lead initiatives that drive results. Scarpone is very passionate about engineering and he shares his excitement in the community by volunteering in numerous activities that support STEM inside and outside the classroom. From building machines with teams of students, to making himself available as a mentor of young minds that are curious about pursuing a career in science, he is dedicated to our next generation of engineers.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 127,000 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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