SAE Fellow Grade Membership

The SAE Fellow Membership designation is awarded to an elite group of professionals who have made a significant impact on the mobility industry through leadership, research, publishing, innovation, and volunteering.

Established in 1975, the grade of Fellow is administered by the SAE Fellows Committee. Election to Fellow is an exceptional professional distinction bestowed to a class of approximately 20 SAE Members each year.  

Qualifications Needed to Apply for SAE Fellowship

  • Nominee must be a current SAE Member.

  • Nominee must have either 10+ years SAE membership service or 2 years of SAE membership service and 10+ years of volunteer service through SAE (ex. technical or standards committee, authoring a technical paper, serving as an Industrial Lecturer, etc.)

  • Nominator must be current SAE Member or SAE Fellow

Fellows Exclusive Benefits

Upon your designation as an SAE Fellow, you will receive:

  • SAE Fellow plaque and recognition pin

  • Featured spotlight with a bio and photo published in SAE Update and inclusion in an SAE press release

  • Invitation to the annual Fellows dinner

Important Dates

Upon your designation as an SAE Fellow, you will receive:

  • The 2022 Nomination window is now closed.  Please check back in March for the 2023 nomination form..

  • TBD:    Annual Fellows Dinner held in conjunction with WCX


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