UPenn Commencement Speakers, Clemson Distinguished Service Award, & ISU Outstanding Seniors (April 2019)

The University of Pennsylvania has announced the scheduled speakers for the 2018 Engineering Commencement May 10-12. Both speakers for the undergraduate ceremony are Tau Bates. UPenn Professor of Practice Vanessa Z. Chan, Ph.D., (PA D '94), will speak. She is an entrepreneur, Angel Investor, educator, and working mom. She previously spent 13 years as a... Continue Reading →


UArk EE Presentation, TBP EC in DC, & Rockwell Panel at UWM (April 2018)

The University of Arkansas is advertising an event on Thursday, April 19, hosted by the Arkansas Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi. UArk College of Engineering professor Jia Di, Ph.D., will present his research as an electrical engineer with discussion topics including, "Asynchronous Circuit Design" and "Extreme Environmental Conditions." According to the announcement, this free... Continue Reading →

MI Tech President, Cal Poly Obispo Dean, & TX Conference (April 2018)

Richard J. Koubek, Ph.D. (OH M '85), has been elected to be the next president at Michigan Technological University. Currently, Dr. Koubek serves as executive vice president and provost of Louisiana State University (LSU). He will begin his new role on July 1, 2018. Read the announcement for more details. Dr. Koubek also spent time... Continue Reading →

Alumni Events, NY Omicron Initiation, & Outstanding Boise Seniors (April 2018)

Check out the upcoming alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members in April. You can find the calendar with a list of all events here. A reminder that these events are open to all Tau Bates (alumni and student) from any chapter, unless otherwise stated. Find details below on upcoming events. Click here for a... Continue Reading →

Goldwater Scholars, UM Student Honors, & 2018 Convention Welcome Speaker (April 2018)

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation recently announced the 2018-19 Goldwater Scholars. This year 211 scholarships were awarded to undergraduate sophomores and juniors based on academic merit in mathematics, science, and engineering. A total of 1,280 students were nominated by college and university faculty in the Unites States. Read the press release... Continue Reading →

UVA Distinguished Alumna, Jobs, & Student Recgonition (April 2018)

Sharon L. Wood, Ph.D. (VA A '82), has been selected as the University of Virginia's 2018 Distinguished Alumna. Dr. Wood is currently the dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her civil engineering bachelor's degree from UVA. According to the news announcement, Dr. Wood "received a... Continue Reading →

Seven District Conferences Weekend, USASE Festival, & Brown Univ. Brunch (April 2018)

On the weekend of April 6-8, there will be seven Tau Beta Pi District Conferences taking place across the country. There will be opportunities to meet TBP student members gathered in Brookings/South Dakota, Hartford/Connecticut, Miami/Florida, Mobile/Alabama, and South Bend/Indiana. Click here for details on events. We encourage you to join our chapter leaders as they... Continue Reading →

125th Chapter Anniversaries, Rober on Jimmy Kimmel, & NAVSEA Excellence Award (April 2018)

Michigan State University (MSU) Dean, College of Engineering, Leo C. Kempel, Ph.D. (OH B '89), recently presented a recognition for Tau Beta Pi to Michigan Alpha Chief Advisor Katy L. Colbry, Ph.D. (MI A '99), honoring the MI Alpha chapter for 125+ years of recognizing engineering excellence at MSU. The chapter was installed in 1892... Continue Reading →

Maryland Beta Outreach, ASEE Teaching Award, & Ratification Ballot (March 2018)

The Maryland Beta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at the University of Maryland, sent a team of members to spend their spring break with Habitat for Humanity. The group traveled to Concord, North Carolina, to help build a home for a family in need. Several images from the trip were posted to MD Beta's Facebook... Continue Reading →

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