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|Cummins’ Aleksey Yezerets Named Society of Automotive Engineers Fellow|
COLUMBUS, IND –Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced that Aleksey Yezerets, Director – Catalyst Technology, has become the sixth person from Cummins to be named a fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International.
“It is a very rare privilege for an engineer and researcher to be able to do exciting in-depth technical work, which has such an immediate impact on commercially successful products,” Yezerets said. “I am also very fortunate to have had a chance to contribute to a number of aftertreatment technologies from their early conceptual stage all the way to their commercial application and product support.”
At Cummins, Yezerets leads a corporate Catalyst Technology and Integration team, where he is responsible for guidance and support to emission control products at all stages of their lifecycles. He also coordinates a portfolio of collaborative research programs with several national labs, universities, and select industrial partners, which contributes to Cummins technical strength in the area of emission control.
Yezerets said, “Perhaps most importantly, I am truly blessed by being able to work with an outstanding team of colleagues and mentors at Cummins, as well as with some top-notch academic and industrial collaborators.”
According to the organization, SAE Fellow is the highest grade of membership bestowed by SAE International. It recognizes outstanding engineering, scientific and leadership accomplishments by an individual that have resulted in meaningful advances in automotive, aerospace and commercial vehicle technologies. The program, established in 1975, recognizes an average of 20 recipients worldwide each year.
Past SAE International Fellows from Cummins include Julius Perr in 1992, John Wall in 1993, Steve Charlton in 2006 and Wayne Eckerle and Richard Kleine in 2010.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 46,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.66 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2012. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at @Cummins and on YouTube at CumminsInc.