Ten Recipients Honored with SAE International's Harry L. Horning Memorial Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 18, 2013 - SAE International’s Harry L. Horning Memorial Award was presented to ten recipients at the Awards Ceremony during the 2013 SAE World Congress.

The recipients are as follows:

-          Alejandro Plazas, Senior Researcher, GM,

-          Dr. David E. Foster, Phil and Jean Myers Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison,

-          Michael J. Andrie, Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison,

-          Chris Paul Loeper, Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

-          Richard C. Peterson, Technical Fellow, General Motors Research and Development Center,

-          Dr. Roger Keiger, Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

-          Russell Durrett, Staff Researcher, General Motors Global Research and Development,

-          Venkatesh Gopalakrishnan, Staff Researcher, General motors Research and Development Center,

-          Dr. Youngchul Ra, Senior Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison,

-          Patrick Szymkowicz, Staff researcher, GM

The Harry L. Horning Memorial Award, established in 1938 recognizes the author(s) of the best paper(s) regarding the better mutual adaption of fuels and internal combustion engines.  The papers must be presented at a meeting of the Society or any of its sections.  It may also be presented to an individual for a distinguished accomplishment in engine fuel relationships, in which case the individual is requested to present a Horning Memorial Lecture on an appropriate subject at a meeting of the Society.

The award is given in honor and preservation of the memory of SAE International’s 1925 President, Harry L. Horning, whose pursuit of improved mutual adaptability of engines and fuels served as motivation to others to follow in his footsteps.

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries.  SAE International’s core competeinces are life-long learning nd voluntary consensus standards development.  SAE International’s charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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