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SAE International's AWIM Program Wins National Technology Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., Nov. 27, 2006 - SAE International's A World In Motion program is the winner of the InnoVision Award in the category of "2006 Community Service."

The 2006 Community Service Award recognizes an organization for establishing and/or supporting innovative, technology-based projects and programs that improve the quality of life for a community.

The A World In Motion® curriculum joins together teachers, students and volunteer practicing engineers and scientists in an exploration of physical science. The program comprises a series of four curricula for students in grades fourth through tenth. A World In Motion® brings math and science principles to life through highly interactive learning experiences that incorporate the laws of physics as they relate to motion, flight and electronics.

A World In Motion® is funded by the SAE Foundation.

The InnoVision Technology Awards program, founded in 1999 by Deloitte & Touche, recognizes and honors Upstate businesses, individuals and organizations that have demonstrated significant advancements in the areas of innovation and technological progress. Awards are presented in five categories:  Technology Development, Technology Application, Small Enterprise, Innovation in Education, and Community Service.  

The award was presented at the 2006 InnoVision Technology Awards dinner in Greenville, S.C.

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