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SAE International Offers February Seminars in Birmingham, Ala.

WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 17, 2008 -

SAE International is offering professional development seminars in February at the Southern Research Institute in Birmingham, Ala. 

The seminars include:

·    Lead-time Reduction: Concept to Market 

     When: Feb. 4, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

     Instructors: Robert A. Ayres, Adjunct Faculty, Wayne State University and Donald E. Malen,

     Adjunct Faculty, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

  • Introduction to Metallurgy and Its Practice     
    When: Feb. 5-7, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Darrell W. Smith, Metallurgy and Materials Consultant and Professor Emeritus of    
      Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

  • Patent Law for Engineers 
    When: Feb. 8, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Russell E. Levine, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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