SAE International announces that Shahjada Ahmed Pahlovy, PhD, Expert Research Engineer with Dynax Corporation, is the winner of the Subir Chowdhury Medal of Quality Leadership.Dr. Pahlovy will receive the award during the SAE 2016 World Congress, which will be held April 12-14 in Detroit, USA.
The Chowdhury Medal honors those in the mobility industry who bring forth innovation and broaden the impact of quality in mobility engineering, design and
manufacturing. This prestigious award recognizes the mobility profession’s benefits to society through quality in engineering. The award is named for Subir Chowdhury, who is Chairman and
CEO of ASI Consulting Group. Chowdhury, an SAE Fellow, is also the author of “Global Quality Awareness,” a Subir & Malini Chowdhury Foundation initiative.
Dr. Pahlovy has published more than 32 research papers, delivered more than 25 talks in 17 international conferences, and received several awards and scholarships from Japan, China, India,
USA, UAE and Spain. He is a regular reviewer of SAE International Journal and JVST-B, and member of SAE International, ASME, CSME and JSPE. He obtained his bachelor’s, master’s and
PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from universities in Bangladesh, China and Japan respectively.
Dr. Pahlovy was born to Bangladesh parents and is the 4th Son of Alhajj Abdul Kadir (Manik) of Comilla’s Dhanapati Khola Villlage under Muradnagar Upazilla & Ratnagorva Mother Mrs. Nurun Nahar Choudhury (Jhumu Choudury) of Brahmanbaria’s Moni Andha Choudury Bari. His Better Half Dr. Syeda Faria Mahmud has also been working as a Researcher & Engineer of
Research & Development Department in Automotive Industry in Japan.
Dr. Pahlovy has been working as an Expert Research and Development Engineer for Dynax Corporation Japan since 2011. Before, he served as an Assistant Professor and Post Doc Researcher at Tokyo University of Science, Japan
from 2008-2011.He introduced a new term called “3S” (Save materials, Save energy and Save environment) in the automotive transmission clutch industry. He developed an
analytical model to predict the drag torque characteristics of disengaged wet clutches of transmission. His key research
areas are R&D of low fuel consumption transmission clutch disk; CFD Simulation and modeling; and green nano
tribology: reduction of friction loss by DLC coating,micro/nano patterning or structuring.