Making News, January 2014

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced ten nominees for the 2014 New Faces of Engineering – College Edition. These ten nominees are now eligible to be finalists as chosen by the DiscoverE Foundation on February 13 during National Engineers Week. Two of the ten selected “for their academic accomplishments and commitment to serving others, these well-rounded students reflect the hope and promise of the next generation of civil engineers” are Tau Beta Pi members.

Racheal L. Cooley – (AL E 2014) fifth-year student at the University of South Alabama, president of local ASCE chapter

Jamieson D. Matthews – (AL G 2014) fourth-year student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, vice president of local ASCE chapter

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The Georgia Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at Georgia Tech is co-hosting an Undergraduate Research Fair to take place on February 25. The goal of the Fair is to “bridge the gap” and help students learn about research opportunities available for undergraduates. “The event will feature research posters and representatives from laboratories that are actively seeking undergraduate research assistance.” Learn more and sign up here

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A new book by F. Paul de Mello, MA B ’47, is being made available by the International Society of Automation (ISA) Power Industry Division. The book is titled “Boiler Dynamics and Controls” and “serves as course notes to power industry engineers and technicians interested in modeling and control of power plant boilers and components. Read the news announcement for more biographical information on F. Paul de Mello and his new book.

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