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.

Nomination Deadline: September 1

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