WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Matthew J. Meyer, NASCAR powertrain development engineer at General Motors, was honored with the SAE International Rumbaugh Outstanding Student Leader Award during the SAE 2012 World Congress held in Detroit.
Established in 2002, this award recognizes an outstanding student leader of one or more SAE activities and encourages a vision within the recipient to become an SAE leader during his/her adult career.
The award honors past executive vice president of SAE International, Max E. Rumbaugh Jr., and exemplifies his interest in encouraging leadership qualities and opportunities within the ranks of SAE International supporters.
In his current role, Meyer serves as a racing development engineer. Prior to joining General Motors, he worked for DENSO Powertrain Cooling Engineering.
A recent graduate of Lawrence Technological University, he played an integral role in the SAE International chapter at the institute, including fulfilling the role of student chapter president and helping co-found and manage the Blue Devil's Motorsports.
Meyer holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and earned a certificate in Entrepreneurial Business from Lawrence Technological 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 Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.
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Contact: Shawn Andreassi of SAE International, 1-724-772-8522 or [email protected]
SOURCE SAE International