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SAE Honors Langhauser as Outstanding AWIM´┐Ż Volunteer

WARRENDALE, Pa., March 3, 2008 - Joseph G. Langhauser Joseph G. Langhauser of the General Motors Corporation is the recipient of SAE International's Bill Agnew Award for Outstanding AWIM® Volunteers. He will be presented the award during the SAE Detroit Section Meeting held Tuesday, March 4, at the San Marino Club in Troy, Mich.

The award, established in 2003, recognizes volunteers active in SAE International's A World In Motion® program. More commonly known as AWIM, the program is designed to increase interest in math and science in the classroom. The award honors Dr. William G. Agnew, a retiree from General Motors Research Laboratories who has supported AWIM since its inception in 1996.

The Bill Agnew Award for Outstanding AWIM Volunteers is funded through the SAE Foundation. In addition to supporting the awards, recognition and scholarship programs of SAE International, the SAE Foundation develops and funds programs and incentives that foster student interest in engineering, scientific and technical education.

Langhauser is the Mobility Product Manager for Fleet and Commercial Operations at General Motors Corporation. Responsible for the improvement and implementation of the corporation's mobility program, he works closely with mobility upfitters and engineers to ensure vehicles are designed with aftermarket mobility modifications in mind.

Langhauser has been an active volunteer for AWIM since 1992 and has served on the K-12 sub-committee for the last four years. He also is an Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts and a volunteer with the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Langhauser is a member of SAE International and a senior member of the American Society of Quality Control.

Langhauser received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Detroit, and two master's degrees in business administration and applied statistics from Oakland University. He is pursuing a master's degree in strategic management from Indiana University. He resides in Waterford, Mich.

For more information on Langhauser, please contact Robert Minton at General Motors, robert.minton@gm.com

For more information on SAE International's Bill Agnew Award for Outstanding AWIM® Volunteers, please contact pr@sae.org.