UTRGV Texas Nu Profile, NDSU Scholar, & Trine Homecoming Queen (October 2018)

The Rider is the official student newspaper of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). It recently published a club spotlight of the Texas Nu Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at UTRGV. For the article, Analily Treviño, TX N 2018, Texas Nu Chapter president provided information on the chapter, including details on fundraising activities... Continue Reading →


MD Beta Custom Bents, AIChE Scholar, & UW Faculty Accreditation Fellow (Oct. 2018)

The Maryland Beta Chapter at the University of Maryland hosted a "Bent Signing Party" to celebrate the hard work of the new initiates by having everyone create a custom Bent. Several pictures were posted from the event to the chapter's Facebook and Instagram pages, including the image below: Τ Sarah K. Desharnais, OK G 2019,... Continue Reading →

Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Binghamton AVANGRID Scholars, & Penn State Ag Professorship (Oct. 2018)

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Frances H. Arnold, Ph.D. (NJ D '79), and the other half jointly to two others. Dr. Arnold was recognized for "work harnessing the power of evolution to develop new proteins used in drugs and medical treatments." She is a Professor and Director of the Bioengineering Center... Continue Reading →

Tampa Bay AC Image, SWE Scholar Profiles, & TexNet Advisory Council (Oct. 2018)

The Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter hosted a social event on Friday, September 28, which was attended by TBP alumni chapter members, student members, and initiates. Below is a picture from the event submitted by 2018 TBP Distinguished Alumnus William Collins, FL G '75. Τ The Society of Women Engineers recently profiled the TE Connectivity, Ltd.,... Continue Reading →

Final Convention Update, Univ. of Arkansas Engineering Futures, & UT-Arlington Volunteer Opportunity (Sept. 2018)

The 113th annual Convention of Tau Beta Pi is less than 15 days away. The final schedule has been posted along with committee assignments. There will be one last email to attendees going out next week with travel information. Stay tuned to this blog for highlights next week of speakers, professional development opportunities, and career... Continue Reading →

NASA Chief Flight Director, ME Dual Gift, & Jobs in Academia (Sept. 2018)

NASA has named Holly E. Ridings, TX D '97, its new chief flight director. She will manage the group of 32 active flight directors and flight directors-in-training who oversee a variety of human spaceflight missions. According to the announcement, Ridings is the first woman to lead the elite group that directs human spaceflight missions from... Continue Reading →

Florida Tech Keuper Award, Clarkson Distinguished Lecturer, & Dunking the UWM Dean (Sept. 2018)

Vikram Verma, FL Z '87, has been named the 2018 Jerome P. Keuper Award winner by Florida Institute of Technology. Verma is CEO of 8x8, Inc., the world's first communications cloud provider. According to the article, Verma earned his bachelor's in electrical engineering from Florida Tech, has eight patents, and a 25+ year executive career... Continue Reading →

Ohio Univ. Endowed Gift, Alumni Events, & UMD Chapter Activities (Sept. 2018)

Ohio University shared the news of a charitable gift from Dean Emeritus T. Richard "Dick" Robe, Ph.D., P.E. (OH D '55), in support of the Ohio Delta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi. "I've been a strong supporter because of Tau Beta Pi's important role in engineering education, and since my role at the beginning of... Continue Reading →

Technically Funny, LA Tech Scholars, & NAT Awards (Sept. 2018)

The Association is proud to have the #1 Corporate Comedian named by the CBS Business Network performing at our 2018 Convention in Denver, CO. Don McMillan, PA A '81, of Technically Funny is an engineer/comedian with personalized material that truly entertains. Visit his new website for more details and to see this awesome picture from... Continue Reading →

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