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Edward Nam to Receive SAE Russell S. Springer Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 2, 2005 - Dr. Edward NamDr. Edward Nam of the United States Environmental Protection Agency has been selected to receive the SAE International Russell S. Springer Award. The award will be presented at the SAE World Congress in Detroit, Mich., April 3-6, 2006.
This award recognizes an outstanding technical paper written by a young SAE International member.  Nam’s paper is titled, "An Experimental Procedure for Simulating an SC03 Emissions Test with Air Conditioner On" (SAE Paper #2004-01-0594).

Nam is an environmental scientist at the EPA focused on developing emission rates for the national emissions inventory model, designing in-house models for advanced technology vehicles and studying real-world fuel economy and emissions issues. Prior to joining the EPA, Nam worked for the Ford Scientific Research Laboratory, where he conducted research on air conditioning systems and their effect on the environment for his award-winning paper.

Nam has published more than 30 technical papers and has received several awards, including the SAE Excellence in Oral Presentation Award (2005), the EPA Special Achievement Award (2005 and 2004), Ford Scientific Laboratory’s Operational Excellence Award (2003), Ford SRL Department’s Recognition Award and the University of Michigan Physics Department Most Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (1996-97).

Nam is a member of SAE International. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s and doctorate degree in physics from the University of Michigan.

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