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FEBRUARY 2017
Pratt & Whitney Honors Three Employees as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers honored three Distinguished Engineers of the Year last evening in advance of National Engineers Week, which begins on Feb. 19. … READ MORE

JULY 2016
Pratt & Whitney and Key Suppliers Inaugurate Three Additional E-Learning Centers at Public Schools in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, India
Pratt & Whitney and its suppliers celebrated the inauguration of three e-learning centers across India - one in Bengaluru and two in Hyderabad - this week. … READ MORE

MAY 2016
Pratt & Whitney's Michael McCune Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) yesterday inducted Michael McCune, Pratt & Whitney's design manager, Mechanical Systems, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

MARCH 2016
West Palm Beach Engineers' Council Honors Pratt & Whitney Engineers at Annual Awards Banquet
Pratt & Whitney and the West Palm Beach Chapter of The Engineers' Council recognized engineers in honor of National Engineers Week, which is held the week of Feb. 22, at their annual banquet in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2016
Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week, which is held the week of Feb. 22. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Engineer Elected into National Academy of Engineering
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) recently elected Pratt & Whitney engineer Dr. Michael Maloney as one of 80 new Academy members for his significant contributions to the development and implementation of low-conductivity thermal barrier coatings for Pratt & Whitney's advanced aircraft engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's First Engine Named Historic Engineering Landmark
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has designated Pratt & Whitney's R-1340 Wasp A engine as a historic engineering landmark, recognizing its technical significance in engineering and aviation. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2015
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Cited as an Aviation Climate Solution
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine was cited as an <i>Aviation Climate Solution</i> by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva, Switzerland. … READ MORE

FAA Selects Pratt & Whitney to Develop Advanced Core-Engine Technologies for Its CLEEN II Program
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that Pratt &amp; Whitney has been selected to participate in a program to develop and mature advanced core-engine technologies, primarily for engine compressor and turbine modules, to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, as part of the second phase of the FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN II) initiative. … READ MORE

JULY 2015
Pratt & Whitney Holds Ceremonial Groundbreaking for State-of-the-Art Global Headquarters and Engineering Facility
Pratt &amp; Whitney held a ceremonial groundbreaking here today for its new state-of-the-art 425,000-square-foot building that will serve as the company's global headquarters and world-class engineering facility. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Expansion of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust Residential Facility for Girls
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and its supplier partners today announced the expansion of the girls dormitory in cooperation with the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust (KGNMT) in Hyderabad, India. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Inauguration of 10 E-Learning Centers at Public Schools in Bengaluru, India
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and its supplier partners today celebrated the inauguration of 10 e-learning centers across public schools in Bengaluru. … READ MORE

JUNE 2015
Pratt & Whitney's Dr. Alan Epstein Awarded Aircraft Engine Technology Award by American Society of Mechanical Engineering
The American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) yesterday awarded to Dr. Alan Epstein, Pratt &amp; Whitney's vice president, Technology &amp; Environment, its prestigious Aircraft Engine Technology Award. … READ MORE

MAY 2015
Pratt & Whitney's Jayant Sabnis Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) yesterday inducted Dr. Jayant Sabnis, Pratt &amp; Whitney's vice president, Engineering – Module Centers, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

APRIL 2015
Pratt & Whitney Advanced Technologies Provide Customer Value on PurePower® Engine Platform
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has developed and applied a suite of innovative materials technologies that are optimized to improve fuel burn, reduce weight and increase component durability for its PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine family. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First Entry Into Service Engine Parts Using Additive Manufacturing
When Pratt &amp; Whitney delivers its first production PurePower® PW1500G engines to Bombardier this year, these engines will be the first ever to feature entry-into-service jet engine parts produced using additive manufacturing. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2015
Pratt & Whitney Honors Seven Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored seven Distinguished Engineers of the Year to launch National Engineers Week, Feb. 22-28. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2014
UTC Named Corporate Partner of the Year by Penn State University
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) was recognized on Friday, Nov. 14 by Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) as its 2014 Corporate Partner of the Year. … READ MORE

JULY 2014
Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Inauguration of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust Residential Facility for Girls
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and its supplier partners donated $113,000 USD (6,705,000 INR) to construct a residential building for underprivileged girls in cooperation with the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust (KGNMT) in Hyderabad, India. … READ MORE

JUNE 2014
Pratt & Whitney Vice President of Engineering Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering recently inducted Pratt &amp; Whitney Engineering Vice President Tom Prete, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

JUNE 2013
Pratt & Whitney and NASA Demonstrate Benefits of Geared TurboFan™ System in Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, recently reached a milestone in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project by demonstrating unprecedented performance and efficiency of a Geared TurboFan™ ultra-high bypass system, successfully completing 275 hours of fan rig testing in the NASA Low Speed Wind Tunnel. … READ MORE

MAY 2013
Pratt & Whitney Employees to be Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Two current Pratt &amp; Whitney employees and one retired Pratt &amp; Whitney employee will be inducted into The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering at a ceremony this evening at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. … READ MORE

APRIL 2013
Pratt & Whitney Partners with University of Connecticut to Advance Additive Manufacturing Research
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, partnered with the University of Connecticut to establish one of the nation's most advanced additive manufacturing laboratories, the Pratt &amp; Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2013
Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn., during National Engineers Week from Feb. 17 through to Feb. 23. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2010
Pratt & Whitney Canada Recruiting 200 Experienced Engineers
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) is recruiting experienced engineers to support key aircraft engine development programs for business, regional and helicopter applications. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2010
Pratt & Whitney on MIT Team Receiving Popular Mechanics Magazine's Breakthrough Innovator Award for Eco-Friendly Green Aircraft Design of the Future
Pratt &amp; Whitney engineers are part of a team that today is receiving Popular Mechanics magazine's Breakthrough Innovator Award for designing a greener aircraft of the future that could use 70 percent less fuel than current planes while reducing noise and emissions. … READ MORE

MARCH 2010
Pratt & Whitney's Tedd Biddle Awarded ASTM International Award of Excellence; New Global Standard Brings Aviation Closer to Certifying First Biofuel
Pratt &amp; Whitney Fuels Technology Manager Tedd Biddle was awarded the ASTM International Committee D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants Award of Excellence for leading an industry group that developed a new global standard practice for the qualification and approval of new fuels for use in commercial and military aviation gas turbine engines. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2010
Four Pratt & Whitney Engineers Named Distinguished Engineers of the Year by Hartford ASME
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) are honoring four Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week today at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Establishes Engineering Center of Excellence at the University of Connecticut
Pratt &amp; Whitney has established a Center of Excellence at the University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Engineering for research in the field of aviation propulsion systems. … READ MORE