Core Principles


SAE International is a global body of scientists, engineers, and practitioners that advances self-propelled vehicle and system knowledge in a neutral forum for the benefit of society.


SAE International is the leader in connecting and educating engineers while promoting, developing and advancing aerospace, commercial vehicle and automotive engineering.


A global network of students, scientists, engineers, practitioners, and institutions

Technical publications that disseminate knowledge

Relevant, timely consensus standards that drive quality, performance, safety, cost optimization of products and product-life cycles

Conferences and symposia that add value through the first-hand transfer of technical knowledge

Lifelong learning, education and development and recognition for individual members, institutional stakeholders and the broader workforce

Mutually beneficial government/industry/academic interfaces that provide information for the formation of sound public policy decisions

Affiliated programs, products, and services that add value and encourage innovation