Thursday, July 20, 2017

SAE International has announced that Waterloo Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Professor Michael J. Worswick has been elected as a 2016-17 SAE Fellow. He was one of 22 fellow inductees recognized during ceremonies at the recent SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit.

Professor Worswick was recognized as an SAE Fellow for his field research in structural crash worthiness, high-strain-rate material behavior, and sheet forming for auto weight reduction. Worswick holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Light Weight Materials Under Extreme Deformation: Forming and Impact.

Professor Mike Worswick."Dr. Worswick conducts collaborative research with automotive companies across the sector, including numerous car companies and automotive parts and material suppliers," says his award citation. "He has published more than 100 papers in refereed journals and has more than 300 conference publications and industrial reports. He is a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Impact Engineering and an associate editor of the International Journal of Material Forming. He was the founding director of the Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research. He is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineers."

SAE Fellow is the highest grade of membership bestowed by SAE International. It recognizes outstanding engineering, scientific and leadership accomplishments by an individual that have resulted in meaningful advances in automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle technologies. The program, established in 1975, recognizes an average of 20 recipients worldwide each year.

This article was originally featured on the Daily Bulletin.

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