Carol Sturman, founder and president of Sturman Industries, is the recipient of SAE International’s J. Cordell Breed Award for Women Leaders. She will be honored during the SAE 2008 World Congress Award Ceremony held April 15 at Cobo Center in Detroit.
The Breed Award, established in 1999, recognizes a woman who has significantly contributed to the mobility engineering industry through her service, leadership, innovation, technical skills and involvement in SAE International. The award is funded through the SAE Foundation.
Sturman founded Sturman Industries in 1989. The research and development firm in Woodland Park, Colo., specializes in the application of high-tech digital valve controls technology in mechanical systems, based on technology invented by Eddie Sturman, who is a partner and the technical leader of the company. Focusing on improving internal combustion engines, the company’s goal is to help save natural resources and prevent pollution through the use of its enabling digital controls and system strategies. Under Sturman’s leadership, Sturman Industries has grown into a multimillion dollar firm with business around the world.
For more information on Sturman, contact Ellen Pitrone of Sturman Industries at (719) 686-6046. For more information on SAE International’s Breed Award, contact [email protected].