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Eight Professors Honored with Ralph R. Teetor Education Award.

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August 20, 2012 - SAE International, during SAE 2012 World Congress, presented 8 engineering professors with Ralph R. Teetor Education Award, which recognizes and honors exemplary young educators who are successfully preparing engineers to meet challenges facing society. Recipients included Shorya Awtar, Jeremy S. Daily, Christopher D. Depcik, Marcis Jansons, Heejung Jung, Scott Miers, Junmin Wang, and Jingzhou (James) Yang.

Society Of Automotive Engineers, Inc. (SAE) - Warrendale, PA

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Eight Honored with SAE International Ralph R. Teetor Education Award

Press release date: August 15, 2012

WARRENDALE, Pa. -- SAE International presented eight engineering professors with the Ralph R. Teetor Education Award during the SAE 2012 World Congress held in Detroit. This award, established in 1963, recognizes and honors exemplary young educators who are successfully preparing engineers to meet the challenges that face society. The award is named after former SAE president, Ralph R. Teetor, who firmly believed that engineering educators are the most effective link between engineering students and their future careers. Those receiving awards included: -- Shorya Awtar, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor -- Jeremy S. Daily, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tulsa -- Christopher D. Depcik, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas -- Marcis Jansons, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University -- Heejung Jung, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California Riverside -- Scott Miers, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Tech University -- Junmin Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Ohio State University -- Jingzhou (James) Yang, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In MotionĀ® and the Collegiate Design Series(TM). - www.sae.org - CONTACT: Shawn Andreassi of SAE International, 1-724-772-8522 or pr@sae.org

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