Momentum - February 2020 - 2

EDITORIAL
GETTING SCHOOLED ON BENEFITS
Recently, I was asked to present on SAE's
current member benefits at a meeting. As I
struggled to find a font small enough to list
everything on one slide, it occurred to me that
the benefits portfolio has grown exponentially
in the past decade. I suppose I shouldn't have
been surprised. After all, the Membership Team
is dedicated to continually gathering intel from
you, our members, so that we know what you
need from SAE to help advance your personal
and professional aspirations. Then, we work
Donna Edenhart,
like crazy to meet those needs. Following are
SAE Director,
just a few of the many benefits we developed
Membership & Sections
specifically for you.
Let's start with one of my favorites, Member
Connection (MC). We know you want to build your network, so we
created this members-only online community to connect you with
members around the world. But this is not Facebook, people. This
platform is used to discuss technical issues impacting the mobility
industry. Sure, looking at pics of your pooch in a Superman costume is
always a good time, but please don't post Fido on MC :). Other benefits
you can access via MC include our Mentoring Community, in which
members can seek or give advice. We also launched a complementary
virtual mentor mixer series to provide mentoring in real time. And last,
but not least, is our popular Career Counselor soft-skills video series.
Resume enhancements, such as SAE awards and recognitions,
are always in vogue. So, in 2019 we introduced a Student/Young
Proffesional Tech Paper Competition. This not only provided you with
the chance to get a paper published, but also to win a trip to SAE's
Innovations in Mobility event in Novi, Mich.
Some final noteworthy mentions include our Partner Program
products and services. Our most recent partner, Active & Fit, will help
you to stay in shape in 2020 by providing access to a host of gyms
for only $25/month. And I'm pleased to report that you are now able
to keep tabs on your SAE Membership by downloading a digital
membership card to your smartphone.
Like my battle to fit all of SAE's benefits onto one PowerPoint slide,
I am now fighting with page space. Luckily, we are introducing a new
feature in MOMENTUM: Benefits U. Check this space each issue (page 3)
for reminders on what you get for your member dues dollars. We'd love
to hear what else SAE can do for you! Please email benefits suggestions
to membershipteam@sae.org.

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2 February 2020

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Paul Mascarenas, OBE
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Momentum - February 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Momentum - February 2020

Momentum - February 2020
Contents
Getting schooled on benefits
BENEFITS U
STUDENT GENERATION
One-on-One – Grant Prins
Engine switch propels UW – Platteville snowmobile team to new heights
Another year, another successful Cornell Baja SAE team.
BRIEFS
Chevy tweaks 2020 Bolt’s battery chemistry to add range
Proving ground heroes
Introducing the 2020 SAE President: Todd Zarfos
SAE 101: volunteer recognition
Beyond the textbook
SAE and GM make smart choice for AutoDrive Challenge Year 3 venue
Introducing SAE AWIM Programming Each Other
Dossier: Martin Wissink of Oak Ridge National Lab
Managing expectations for better decision-making and performance
Momentum - February 2020 - Momentum - February 2020
Momentum - February 2020 - Cover2
Momentum - February 2020 - Contents
Momentum - February 2020 - Getting schooled on benefits
Momentum - February 2020 - BENEFITS U
Momentum - February 2020 - STUDENT GENERATION
Momentum - February 2020 - 5
Momentum - February 2020 - 6
Momentum - February 2020 - One-on-One – Grant Prins
Momentum - February 2020 - Engine switch propels UW – Platteville snowmobile team to new heights
Momentum - February 2020 - 9
Momentum - February 2020 - Another year, another successful Cornell Baja SAE team.
Momentum - February 2020 - 11
Momentum - February 2020 - 12
Momentum - February 2020 - 13
Momentum - February 2020 - BRIEFS
Momentum - February 2020 - Chevy tweaks 2020 Bolt’s battery chemistry to add range
Momentum - February 2020 - Proving ground heroes
Momentum - February 2020 - Introducing the 2020 SAE President: Todd Zarfos
Momentum - February 2020 - SAE 101: volunteer recognition
Momentum - February 2020 - Beyond the textbook
Momentum - February 2020 - SAE and GM make smart choice for AutoDrive Challenge Year 3 venue
Momentum - February 2020 - Introducing SAE AWIM Programming Each Other
Momentum - February 2020 - Dossier: Martin Wissink of Oak Ridge National Lab
Momentum - February 2020 - 23
Momentum - February 2020 - Managing expectations for better decision-making and performance
Momentum - February 2020 - Cover3
Momentum - February 2020 - Cover4
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