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SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer Rohit Saha (center) with Raman Venkatesh, SAE Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (left) and Paul Mascarenas, Venture Partner, Fontinalis Partners LLC and 2019 SAE International President (right).Rohit Saha, Machine Simulation-Senior Technical Specialist with Cummins Inc., has received the SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer award for 2019.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and SAE International established the award in 1996 to recognize an outstanding young engineer in the off-highway or powerplant industry.

Rohit received the award at the recent SAE COMVEC event in Indianapolis, Ind.

“We are pleased to support SAE and recognize the next generation as we promote industry workforce development and excellence,” stated Mike Pankonin, AEM’s senior director, technical and safety services. “We commend Rohit for his work and dedication and wish him continued success.”

SAE provided background on Rohit:

Rohit Saha is currently Machine Simulation- Senior Technical Specialist at Cummins. He specializes on industrial powertrains (performance & FE) and 3D CFD system level simulation like under-hood cooling, & external aerodynamics on both On-Highway and Off-Highway machines.

He has published over 12 SAE technical papers and 10 patents at various stages of approval. He has been providing engineering design and analytical services to Cummins’ OEMs for overall machine level multi-domain optimization since 2011. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Texas A&M University.


About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) - 

AEM is the North America-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers with more than 1,000 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture and construction-related industry sectors worldwide. The equipment manufacturing industry in the United States supports 1.3 million jobs and contributes roughly $159 billion to the economy every year.

About SAE International

SAE International is a global association committed to advancing mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity. By engaging nearly 200,000 engineers, technical experts and volunteers, we connect and educate mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions.