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SAE International Announces Final Results for the 2008 Baja SAE Illinois Competition

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 2, 2008 - Following are the top 10 overall results from the 2008 Baja SAE® Illinois Caterpillar's Edwards Demonstration Center :

1          California State Poly University - Pomona           893.61
2          Oregon State University                                    845.34
3          LeTourneau University                                       816.11
4          South Dakota School of Mines & Technology      803.16
5          Oregon State University                                     783.80
6          South Dakota School of Mines & Tech                781.20
7          Ecole Polytechnique De Montreal                       747.61
8          SUNY - Stony Brook                                         745.75
9          Michigan Tech University                                    742.87
10         University of South Florida                                  738.33

For a complete list of scores and award results, visit http://students.sae.org/competitions/bajasae/

Baja SAE consists of three regional competitions that simulate real-world engineering design projects and their related challenges. Engineering students are tasked to design and build an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe punishment of rough terrain and sometimes even water.

Baja SAE is part of SAE International’s Collegiate Design Series (CDS). Other CDS competitions include Aero Design, Clean Snowmobile Challenge, Formula SAE and Supermileage.

The Collegiate Design Series and SAE International’s A World In Motion® curriculum won the National Science Foundation’s prestigious 2008 Public Service Award.

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