(OPENPRESS) July 7, 2012 -- Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Dr. Arun Jaura, vice president - Technology and head, India Engineering Center, Eaton Corporation has been identified by SAE International's Executive Nominating Committee as one of Director nominees for its 2013 Board of Directors.
SAE International voting members will have the opportunity to vote on the 2013 Slate of Nominees in November via the SAE International website. Those nominees elected will begin their terms on the SAE International Board of Directors in January 2013.
Commenting on the nomination, Dr. Arun Jaura said; "This is indeed a great honor and recognition by SAE International. From this vantage point, I am looking forward to working on bigger aspects of SAE with the engineering fraternity to make a stronger impact in the mobility industry".
Dr. Jaura has rich and varied experience of over twenty-five years in the technology space and product development/ R&D both in India as well as overseas. He has held responsibilities of Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President - R&D and Global Product Development at the Mahindra Group. He has also worked for Defense Research and Development Organization, India in Chennai for 10 years on battle tank and combat aircraft systems.
Dr. Jaura has 5 patents registered in the US/Europe and Japan, and has published 37 international and national publications in journals and conferences. He is a Technical Fellow of the SAE International, a distinction bestowed on engineering professionals and a recipient of the prestigious Henry Ford Technology Award in 2004 for the world's first Hydrogen Engine Propelled Hybrid vehicle. He is a Member of the National Board of Electric Mobility constituted by the Government of India. He has been nominated by the Director General, CSIR as the Member of Research Council of Advanced Materials & Process Research Institute. Most recently, he was the Chairperson of India's National Hybrid Platform Program. He is on the Executive Committee of Hydrogen Association of India. He is the Chair of CII's (Confederation of Indian Industries) national committee on New Product Development.
SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 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.
Eaton's India Engineering Center is an innovative global design chain where technologists, engineers and designers work in virtual teams with their counterparts from Eaton's businesses and Innovation Centers worldwide. The strategic value creation by EIEC is in sustaining engineering, product development, application engineering and advanced technology through cutting edge innovation. It has developed Centers of Excellence in Modeling and Simulation, Controls and Reliability, Embedded Control Systems and Intellectual Property.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with more than 100 years of experience providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. With 2011 sales of $16.0 billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components, systems and services for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 72,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.