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Highest honor: Uwe Dieter Grebe elected SAE Fellow

Society of Automotive Engineers honors Uwe Dieter Grebe

SAE International

Uwe Dieter Grebe, Executive Vice President, AVL has been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers for over 20 years. The manager has now been elected an SAE Fellow. The Fellow status is the SAE's highest honor. It recognizes professionals who have significantly influenced the mobility industry through leadership, research activities, innovation and volunteerism.

Graz, Austria, May, 2024: The Society of Automotive Engineers is a global association consisting of more than 128,000 engineers and technical experts from aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle industries. Only a handful of long-standing members are elevated to the SAE Fellow status each year, which was introduced in 1975. They are elected by a committee and are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the mobility industry. At the "SAE World Congress Experience" in Detroit, Uwe Dieter Grebe, Executive Vice President, AVL, was now honoured with the award. 

Carla Bailo, 2024 SAE President, ECOS Consulting LLC: “Prof. Grebe is recognized for his profound leadership knowledge. As an Executive Vice President of AVL, he has helped industry leaders address emerging challenges through contracted studies, scientific boards, and technical conferences such as the SAE NAIPC.”

Helmut List, Chairman and CEO, AVL: "AVL has been involved in SAE international as an innovation driver for many years. I myself received the SAE Fellow award in 1995 and am now delighted that Uwe Dieter Grebe is strengthening our commitment with his many years of experience and solution expertise in the field of engineering."

Uwe Dieter Grebe, Executive Vice President, AVL: "I am grateful and proud to be able to contribute to the sustainable transformation of the mobility sector in an international exchange with colleagues from industry and research."

For more information: SAE International Recognizes the Class of 2023 SAE Fellows.

With more than 12,200 employees, AVL is one of the world's leading mobility technology companies for development, simulation, and testing in the automotive industry and in other sectors such as rail, marine, and energy. Based on extensive in-house research activities, AVL delivers concepts, technology solutions, methodologies, and development tools for a greener, safer, and better world of mobility and beyond.

AVL supports international partners and customers in their sustainable and digital transformation. The focus lies on the areas of electrification, software, AI and automation. In addition, AVL supports companies in energy-intensive sectors on their way to a greener and more efficient energy generation and supply.

Innovation is AVL's passion. Together with an international network of experts at more than 90 locations and 45 Tech and Engineering Centers worldwide, AVL is driving the future of mobility. In 2023, the company generated a turnover of 2.05 billion Euros, of which 10 % are invested in R&D activities.

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