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Sutherland receives SAE International environmental award

Sutherland receives SAE International environmental award

Magazine Section: Our People, Our Culture
College or School: CoE
Article Type: Article
John W. Sutherland, the Fehsenfeld Family Head of Environmental and Ecological Engineering at Purdue University, received the SAE International John Connor Environmental Award at a recent SAE Indiana Section meeting.
John Sutherland (right) receiving the award from 2011 SAE International President Richard E. Kleine

Established in 2001, the award recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who promote SAE International’s vision of meeting ever-changing environmental challenges facing manufacturers, suppliers and professionals in the global transportation industry.

Professor Sutherland’s research contributions have related to environmentally responsible manufacturing. He has published more than 250 papers in journals and conference proceedings and is co-author of the textbook, Statistical Quality Design and Control: Contemporary Concepts and Methods.

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries.