SAE International Honors Srinivas Aravapalli with the SAE Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award

Srinivas Aravapalli, Senior Vice President and Head of Product Development, in the Automotive Division of Mahindra and Mahindra & CEO – Mahindra Graphics Research Design, Italy, was honored with the SAE Environmental Excellence in Transportation (E2T) Award during the Awards Ceremony at the SAE International WCX World Congress Experience, recently held in Detroit.
The Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award recognizes an individual or groups of individuals who through their ingenuity and dedication make significant innovations in reducing the environmental impact caused by the transportation industry.
Aravapalli played a crucial role in pioneering several “First of its Kind” automotive electronics technologies & various customer delight features in India. He spearheaded the project “Ecosense – A Savior of 100,000 Metric Tons of CO2 per year”, which led to the development of an intelligent vehicle algorithm that evaluates driving style and encourages eco-friendly driving. Ecosense is said to be revolutionary in terms of fuel savings and the reduction of carbon footprint, thus resulting in a cleaner atmosphere and better environment for healthy living.

Aravapalli is a pioneer in sustainable mobility solutions and an accomplished leader in the automotive electronics field. His contributions have been recognized by industry and governmental organizations with prestigious awards such as the Golden Peacock Eco Innovation Award, India’s Environmental Excellence Award, Environment Initiative of the Year.  These awards are a testament to his remarkable efforts.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 127,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our charitable arm, the SAE Foundation, which helps fund programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.
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