Henry Ford II Distinguished Award for Excellence in Automotive Engineering - Participate - SAE International

Henry Ford II Distinguished Award for Excellence in Automotive Engineering

Established in 1988, this award recognizes SAE members who use their engineering skills to achieve product or manufacturing process contributions which are assessed to have had the greatest positive effect on the passenger car, truck, and bus industries.

The Ford Motor Company has funded this award to honor Henry Ford II and to recognize his enormous impact on the mobility industry.

  • Individual or teams responsible for designing a product or developing a manufacturing process which is assessed to be a significant technical effort and which has had the greatest positive impact on the passenger car, truck, and bus industries.
  • Providing supervisory or managerial engineering direction does not fulfill the requirement.

The award consists of a plaque and is presented at the Awards Ceremony during the WCX World Congress Experience.

Year Name Employer
2017 Pamela Fletcher General Motor Company
2015

Dr Guofei Chen

United States Steel Corp.
  Yu-Kan Hu  
  Leonard A. Shaner Ford Product Development
  Dana Sun Ford Motor Company
  Tau Tyan Ph.D. Ford Motor Company
2014

Dr Prasad Kadle

Delphi Corp
  Carrie Kowsky Delphi Thermal Systems
  Scott Bradley Lipa Delphi Thermal Systems
  Gary Vreeland Delphi Corp
  Dr-Ing Mingyu Wang Delphi Automotive Systems
  Edward Wolfe Delphi Thermal Systems
2012

Simon Ho

FCA US LLC
  Dr Yung-Li Lee FCA US LLC
  Dr Jwo Pan Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor
2011

Ching-Hung Chuang

Ford Motor Company
  Dr Yan Fu Ford Motor Company
  Guosong Li, Ph.D. Ford Motor Company
  Ren-Jye Yang Ford Motor Company
2009

Douglas W. Bittner

IMMI (Indiana Mills & Mfg Inc)
  Christopher Foye IMMI (Indiana Mills & Mfg Inc)
  Jeff King IMMI (Indiana Mills & Mfg Inc)
  David Merrick IMMI (Indiana Mills & Mfg Inc)
  Thomas C Rumler IMMI (Indiana Mills & Mfg Inc)
  Jonathan Szalai IMMI (Indiana Mills & Mfg Inc)
2008

Dallas Earl Smith

Dallas Smith Corp.
2007

Ming Kuang

Ford Motor Company
2006

Bill Clarke

Ford Motor Company
  Adrian Elliott Ford Motor Company
  Ing Ramakrishna Koganti Ford Motor Company
  Huibert Mees Ford Motor Company
  Matthew Zaluzec Ford Motor Company
2005

Laurent B. Chappuis

Ford Motor Company
  Feng Ren Ford Motor Company
  Z. Cedric Xia, Ph.D. Ford Motor Company
  Danielle Zeng Ford Motor Company
2004

Michael B. Bamford

Ford Motor Company
  Paul W Erlandson Ford Motor Company
  Dr Jianmin Gu Ford Motor Company
  Charles Robeck Ford Motor Company
2003

Hari N. Agrawal

 
  Pingsha Dong Battelle Memorial Institute
  Parambakatoor Perumalswami Ford Motor Company
  Dr-Ing Ramamohan Potukutch Ford Motor Co Ltd
2002

Timothy J. Palmer

ETA Inc (Engineering Tech Assoc)
1998

James C Masters

Lear Corp
1997

Hari N Agrawal

Ford Motor Company
  Liping Huang EASi Engineering
  Praba Kurudiyara Ford Motor Company
1996

Dr Subir Chowdhury

Mt Pleasant DPW
  Ken Zimmer Delphi Saginaw Steering Systems
1995

Dan Showalter

BorgWarner TorqTransfer Systems
1994

Armin Müller-Lerwe, Ph.D.

Ford Forschungszentrum Aachen GmbH
  Dr Anton T Van Zanten Robert Bosch GmbH
1993

Frederick Miesterfeld

 
 
1992

Wesley M. Dick

Fulcrum Technologies
 

John Richardson

Ford Motor Company
  Kerry R Shannon Spicer Axle Div
1991

Ronnie Thomas Brown

General Motors LLC
  Philip M Headley Continental Automotive Systems US Inc
  Alex Kade GM NAO Engrg
1990

Howard L. Benford

FCA US LLC
  Gerald L Holbrook FCA US LLC
  Maurice B Leising Chrysler Engineering
1989

Ralph P Horan

 
  Robert S. Mueller Eaton Innovation Center
  Kenneth R Streeter Eaton Supercharger Div

Nomination Deadline: September 1

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