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NAE Elects Wallace Wade ’63
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* NAE Elects Wallace Wade ’63
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Wallace Wade ’63 has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering and recognized “for implementation of low-emission technologies in the automotive industry.”

Wade was chief engineer and technical fellow, Powertrain Systems Technology and Processes, for Ford Motor Company, where he served for 32 years before retiring in 2004. He was responsible for development, application, and certification of emission and power train control system technologies for all of Ford Motor Company’s North American vehicles.

Today he is a consultant to industry and government in the areas
of engine research and development, emission control systems, power train electronic control systems, power train calibration, and systems engineering.

Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer and honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education, and to the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology.
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