SAE stands for Society of Automotive Engineers. It is a professional organization that represents the engineering and technical personnel working in the aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle industries.
The SAE is best known for its standards development and professional development activities. It is responsible for developing and publishing technical standards and recommended practices related to the engineering, design, and testing of vehicles and related components. These standards are used globally in the development and production of vehicles and are recognized as the industry standard.
In addition to its standards development activities, the SAE also offers a range of professional development opportunities, including conferences, workshops, and certification programs. It also publishes technical papers and journals, and conducts research and development projects.
The SAE is headquartered in the United States, but it has members and chapters around the world. Its membership is made up of individual engineers, as well as companies and organizations that are involved in the automotive and related industries.