Dan Nicholson, Vice President of Global Propulsion Systems at General Motors and Chair of the SAE Foundation Trustees, has generously offered a 2:1 match (up to $10,000) for all Pi Day donations.
Science, technology, engineering and math, collectively known as STEM, permeate every aspect of life today- particularly the cars we drive. Currently, however, the United States suffers from a deficit of scientific innovators, with the demand for these professionals far outpacing the supply.
Through a long-term partnership with Nissan Motor Company, SAE International - the global engineering association - has successfully reached over 5,000 students in deserving communities with its A World in Motion (AWIM) science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education program for K-8 students.
Creating the most efficient and smooth-running balloon-powered vehicle was the task for 500 fifth grade students on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Atlanta during the SAE International A World In Motion (AWIM) JetToy Competition, hosted by Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG).
39 teachers (K-2) in the Canton Public Schools system will engage in hands-on training with SAE International’s award-winning A World In Motion program on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Goodloe Elementary in Canton, Mississippi from 8:30 a.m. – noon.