WARRENDALE, PA-SAE International honored three groups of engineering students from universities across the country with the SAE/Honeywell 2009 Outstanding Collegiate Branch Award. Their awards were presented during the SAE 2010 World Congress, held April 13-15 in Detroit.

The award recognizes SAE collegiate branches for exemplary performance in the areas of technical meetings, networking opportunities, Collegiate Design Series competitions, membership and recruitment, and community service programs such as A World In Motion. The award is funded by Honeywell through the SAE Foundation.

The winners for 2009 are:

-- University of Michigan
-- Michigan Technological University
-- Western Michigan University

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 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.