History

The formative years 1994 - 1995

  • Dr. Pawan Goenka appointed as Advisor for India.
  • Sections Board of SAE identified India as a priority country.
  • Presidential visit - John Leinonen.
  • SAE President holds discussion with Indian Automotive industry.
  • Western India Section established.
     

The period of emergence 1996 - 1997

  • MOU signed with IAE, Chennai.
  • Presidential visit - Mr. Claude Verbal.
  • Consultants appointed to promote membership (Dr. T.R.Jagadeesan & Mr. Agarwal).
  • Southern India Section established.
  • Northern India section established.
  • SAEINDIA section leaders attended Sections Officers Leadership Seminar.
  • Presidential visit - Prof. Dave Holloway.
     

The period of stabilization 1998 - 1999

  • Presidential visit - Ron Leonard.
  • Sections officers trained during '98 and '99 SOLS at Pittsburgh.
  • SIAT 1999 sponsored by SAEINDIA.
  • Eastern India Section established.
  • Opening of SAE Office in India.
     

The period of consolidation 1999-2001

  • Presidential visit - Mr. Don Ableson.
  • SAEINDIA task force established.
  • Strategic plans by each operating board developed.
  • SAE-ACMA information center established.
  • 2001 Presidential visit Dr. Rodica A. Baranescu.
     

SAEINDIA - 2002 & 2003

Under the presidentship of Dr.K.Kumar

  • Birth of SAEINDIA Management Committee 2002& 2003 under the presidency of Dr.K.Kumar
  • 6 Operating Boards created 2002.
  • 2002 SAE Presidential visit Dr. S. M. Shahed.
  • 2003 SAEINDIA became an Affiliate of SAE International.
  • Website launched.
  • Formation of Collegiate Clubs.
     

SAEINDIA - 2004 & 2005

Under the presidentship of Dr.R. Mahadevan

  • SAE Presidential visit : Jack E. Thompson.
  • SAEINDIA signed MOU with SIAM and ACMA during the AutoExpo2004.
  • SAEINDIA Third International Conference was held in New Delhi.
  • Section Officers Leadership Skill seminar.
  • Program was organized in India for the first time -30th, 31st October and 1st November 2004.
  • Operating Boards increased to '8' in 2004.
  • Bangalore section created.
  • SAE Presidential visit : Mr.Duane Tiede.
     

SAEINDIA - 2006 Jan to Jan 2008

Under the presidentship of Dr.Pawan Goenka

  • 2007 Baja SAEINDIA was conducted.
  • +1 scheme was introduced to student members.
  • Member enrollment incentives introduced.
  • AWIM made All India level.
  • Naming new sections on name of city was passed.
  • Standards Board replaced by P.D.P.board.
  • Purchase of new place for SAEINDIA initiated.
  • SAEINDIA Vision 2020 was spelt out.
  • SAEINDIA International Mobility Conference was held in 2008 Jan.
  • Website improved.
  • Profit sharing of sections with SAEINDIA finalised.
     

SAEINDIA 2008 & 2009

Under the presidentship of Mr.M.S.Kumar

  • Visits by 3 SAE International Presidents. (Dr. Richard Schuam(2007), Dr. Thomas W. Ryan III(2008), Dr. James E. Smith(2009)).
  • 3 Student Conventions - Coimbatore, Chennai & Coimbatore.
  • Purchase of SAEINDIA Office at Chennai.
  • 2 AWIM Olympics - Chennai & Pune.
  • Formula SAEINDIA Launched.
  • 6th SAEINDIA International Mobility Congress & Exposition.
  • AEROSPACE BOARD Inaugurated.
  • SAEINDIA NEWSLETTER Launched as EMagazine.
     

SAEINDIA 2010 - 2012

Under the presidentship of Mr. R. Dayal

  • Off Highway Board launched in Pune April 2010.
  • Edu meet in Coimbatore Aug 2010.
  • Visit by SAE International President Dr.Andy Brown in Chennai C Dec 2010.
  • Student Conventions C Chennai (Sept.2010) &Thiruchengode. Sept 2011.
  • 2 AWIM Olympics C Nashik and New Delhi 2010,2011.
  • 3 Baja SAEINDIA in Pithampur 2010, 2011 & 2012.
  • Forming of Coimbatore Division Jan. 2011.
  • Visit by SAE International President Rich.Kline in Pune C March 2011.
  • Indian Team of Children from Nashik was selected for participation in SAE International Competition of AWIM and won the second prize. April 2011.
  • Ground Vehicle Stamdard workshops at Chennai & Pune in June 2011.
  • 14 day FINE programme in Pune in June 2011.
  • SUPRA SAEINDIA in MMRT track, Irunkattukkottai July 2011.
  • MoU with PMI.
  • Forming of Indtore Division Sept 2011.
  • Lurizol International seminar in Chennai, Oct 2011.
  • FISITA International Conference in Chennai Oct 2011.
  • APAC 16 at Chennai Oct 2011.
  • AWIM classes for higher challenges C Nov 2011.
  • Automobilr Board formed Jan 2012.
  • 7th SAEINDIA International Mobility Conference & Exposition at New Delhi Jan 2012.
  • Payment on line in website introduced in Jan 2012.

 

SAEINDIA 2012 - 2014

Under the presidentship of Mr.Shrikant Marathe

  • MoU signed with SAE International for focusing  on joint activities and collaboration in
    • Joint Professional Development Programs in India.
    • Publication of Co-branded SAE Technical Magazine in India.
    • Collaboration on Joint Technical Conferences in India.
  •  PD Programs with SAE International
    • Automotive Heat Transfer by Dr. Raj Ranganathan in Chennai, Pune April 2013.
    • Sound Package Material for Vehicle Noise Control by Dr. Pranab Saha in Chennai, Pune June 2013.
  • SAEINDIA New look Website was revamped on 15th July 2013. 
  • SAEINDIA Off-Highway Activities
    • SAEINDIA Off-highway Board conducted the EDU meet on 4th January 2013, based on the theme “Aspiring Women Engineers for Off-highway Industry”.
    •  Student INdustry Education (SINE 2013), a 15 days Industrial Education Tour was also conducted during 2nd – 15th June 2013 in Pune.
  • SIMCOMVEC - SAEINDIA International Mobility Conference & Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress on 4th to 7th December 2013 in Chennai.
  • SAEINDIA  Aerospace Activities
    • The SAEINDIA Aerospace Board  in collaboration with IFCCI organized a panel discussion on  “New Vistas of Indian Aerospace & Defence Industry” – A Strategic Outlook for Aerospace & Defence in Global Context – Issues & Solutions.
    • SAEINDIA Aerospace Board joined Quest Global in CAE Colloquium.  Most of the Aerospace Members attended and benefitted out of these Programs conducted in March 2013 and 2014.
    • SAEINDIA Aerospace Board  conducted a program on Intellectual Property Rights & Transfer of Technology (IPR & TOT).  The program was highly interactive and beneficial to the attendees.
  • SAEINDIA Student Activities 
    • Career Start Program was held on 8th and 9th Feb at Amrita University. The qualifying exam SEAT'13 was conducted as an online test on Nov 2013.
    • SAE International hosted the sixth annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) –St. Columba's School Team from India won the 1st prize in Time.
    • AWIM National Olympics 2012, organized and conducted by SAEINDIA Indore Division was held at The Daly College Indore on 21st & 22nd Dec, 2012.
    • BAJA SAEINDIA Seventh Edition was conducted in Pithampur, Indore from 15th to 17th February 2013.
       

Member details

Year End
Prof.Members
Student
Net Total
Collegiate Clubs in the year
2001
-
 
1521
-
2002
-
-
3120
-
2003
-
-
4570
-
2004
-
-
7006
-
2005
2191
6759
8950
33
2006
1832
8095
9867
66
2007
2076
10429
12505
88
2008
1477
16246
17723
125
2009
1779
22378
24157
170
2010
2425
22825
22225
190
2011
2352
37691
40043
299
2012
2252 + 371 Stu. Associates
39152
41775
317
2013 2498 + 1062 Stu. Associates 49149 53249 386
2014 2526 + 2988 Stu. Associates 39954 45468 394
2015 3015 + 5070 Stu. Associates 58270 56363 452
2015 - 16 Nov end 3533 + 6361 Stu. Associates 47004 56898 468

 

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