WATERFORD TWP. — Pranab Saha, co-founder and principal consultant of Kolano and Saha Engineers Inc., has been named a Fellow in the professional organization SAE International.
This recognition reflects the significant contributions that he has made to the profession of mobility engineering, and his long-standing commitment to the education of future engineers and to SAE.
Kolano and Saha Engineers is an independent professional engineering and consulting company in acoustics, noise and vibration, based in Waterford Township.
A well-known authority on automotive noise, body interior systems, and sound package materials, Saha has directed and participated nationally and internationally in numerous advanced noise control engineering programs and training seminars for various automakers and suppliers.
At SAE, he is a past chair of the Engineering Meetings Board, Technical Quality Response Team (TQRT), Noise and Vibration Conference General Committee, and the Acoustical Materials Committee (AMC).
He has written a document on how to write an SAE technical paper and has spearheaded sub-committees and developed several SAE acoustic standards. He is an SAE Master Professional Development Instructor and a Lead Faculty Member of the SAE Vehicle Interior Noise Academy.
Saha is also board certified by the INCE-USA (The Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA) and is a member and director-at-large of that organization.
He is also past chair of the Affiliate Council of The Engineering Society of Detroit, where he is also an ESD Fellow, and also has been active with the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE).
He has chaired and organized technical sessions and presented numerous technical papers at SAE and other professional technical events. Saha has also won several awards presented by SAE, ESD, and MSPE, and was a contributing editor of the Sound and Vibration magazine.