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YEAR The History of JSAE
1947
  • JSAE was founded.
1948
  • The Student Activity Organization was launched.
1951
  • The JSAE Awards were established.
1960
  • JSAE became a member of FISITA.
1964
  • The 10th FISITA was held in Tokyo and Kyoto.
1965
  • JSAE joined ISO/TC22 (Automobiles) as a "Participating Member” (voting).
1971
  • Mr. Riichi Maeda was appointed as FISITA President (1971-73).
1972
  • JSAE became the secretariat for ISO/TC22/SC22 (Motorcycles).
1976
  • The 16th FISITA was held in Tokyo.
1978
  • The first issue of JSAE Review (English Journal) was published.
1981
  • JSAE became a member of the Japan Federation of Engineering Societies.
1983
  • The 2nd International Pacific Conference on Automotive Engineering (IPC-2) was held in Tokyo.
1984
  • JSAE was registered with the Science Council of Japan.
  • JSAE became the secretariat for ISO/TC22/SC5/WG2 (Exhaust Emission Measurements), ISO/SC22/WG1 (Motorcycles Terminology), and ISO/SC22/WG4 (Mopeds).
1987
  • JSAE became the secretariat for ISO/TC22/SC10/WG2 (Pedestrian Protection).
1990
  • Mr. Yoshio Nakamura was appointed as FISITA President (1990-1992).
1991
  • The 2nd Small Engine Technology Conference (SETC 1991) was held in Yokohama and Hamamatsu.
1992
  • The 1st Automotive Engineering Exhibition started in Yokohama.
  • The 1st International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control (AVEC '92) started in Yokohama.
1993
  • JSAE became the secretariat for ISO/TC204/WG14(ITS - Vehicle/Roadway Warning and Control System).
1994
  • AVEC '94 was held in Tsukuba.
1995
  • IPC-8 was held in Yokohama.
1996
  • The 1st International Conference on Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT 96) started in Yokohama.
1997 <JSAE 50th Anniversary >
  • SETC 1997 was held in Yokohama.
  • Japanese-English Dictionary for Automobiles was published.
1998
  • AVEC '98 was held in Nagoya.
1999
  • The 15th Internal Combustion Engine Symposium (International) was hosted by JSAE in Seoul.
2000
  • Mr. Motoo Suzuki was appointed as FISITA President (2000-02).
2001
  • JSAE hosted the 1st Asian SAEs Secretary Meeting in Japan.
  • JSAE Exposition Award was established.
2002
  • SETC2002 was held in Kyoto.
  • AVEC ’02 was held in Hiroshima.
  • JSAE hosted ISO/TC22 General Assembly.
2003
  • On-Demand-Library was launched.
  • The 1st Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan took place.
  • 2003 Fuels & Lubricants Meeting was held in Yokohama.
  • JSAE started ISO Seminars in Asia.
  • International Body Engineering Conference - IBEC 2003 was held in Chiba.
2004
  • The first issue of “Review of Automotive Engineering” (English journal) was published.
  • Recognition of JSAE Fellow Grade started.
2005
  • JSAE was appointed as a Competent Standardization Body of METI.
  • SETC 2005 was hosted by JSAE in Bangkok.
  • The 18th Internal Combustion Engine Symposium (International) was hosted by JSAE in Jeju.
2006
  • Number of membership exceeded 40,000.
  • FISITA 2006 was held in Yokohama.
  • Dr. Akihiko Saito was appointed as FISITA President (2006-2008).
  • JSAE hosted the 1st FISITA Formula SAE World Cup during the 4th Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan.
  • Recognition of JSAE Engineer Grade started.
2007 <JSAE 60th Anniversary>
  • SAE Presidential Meeting took place in Yokohama with 8 Presidents from Asia Pacific region.
  • 2007 Fuels & Lubricants Meeting was held in Kyoto.
  • CVT Hybrid 2007 was held in Yokohama.
  • SETC 2007 was held in Niigata.
2008
  • The 1st Kids Engineer took place in Yokohama. 
  • AVEC '08 was held in Kobe.
2009
  • SETC 2009 was hosted by JSAE in Penang.
2010
  • Monthly journal “Journal of Society of Automotive Engineers” became an all-color publication.
  • The first issue of “International Journal of Automotive Engineering” (English Journal) was published.
2011
  • The JSAE was certified as a Public Interest Incorporated Association.
  • The 1st EVTeC (EVTeC’11) was held in Yokohama.
  • New Japanese-English-Chinese Dictionary for Automobiles was published.
  • The 1st FAST-zero (FAST-zero’11) was held in Tokyo.
  • SETC 2011 was held in Sapporo.
  • Mini-Kids Engineers were held in the areas affected by 3.11 disaster in Tohoku.

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