SAE Southern
California Section

Outstanding resource for people involved in all aspects of the vehicle mobility industry in and around the Southern California, as far north as San Luis Obispo and as far south as San Diego.

About SAE SoCal

SAE is the leader in connecting and educating mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions. We promote education in automotive and aerospace technologies for today’s and future engineers.

Upcoming Events

Past Event Highlights

In September SAE SoCal featured two virtual events. 

Shadow Book

On September 16th guest Pete Lyons, author of SHADOW, The Magnificent Machines of a Man of Mystery, tells the story of the enigmatic American race team Shadow led by Don Nichols.

On September 30th, Dr. Andrew Frank, known to many as the “father of the plug-in hybrid”, speaks about his fifty years of development of these vehicles both as a professor at U.C. Davis and as a principal owner of Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

SAE Members and guests were engaged with the presenters through the SAE SoCal Zoom interface and recordings of the video presentations are available on the SAE SoCal YouTube Channel.

Do you have an event suggestion for SAE SoCal?

Members are invited to propose speakers or topics for presentation as an official SAE SoCal event.

To propose a speaker or topic, please copy the form in the link below to a Word document, fill it in with your name as the contact party and email it to:

The Governing Board will review proposals and select those of greatest benefit the membership.