Academic Leaders & Engineers, June 2014

New Mexico State University (NMSU) recently profiled Edward Pines, Ph.D. (NM A ’79), for being named to the Board of Directors for Quality New Mexico. Dr. Pines is an associate professor of engineering and academic department head of industrial engineering at NMSU. Read the news article for more information on Quality New Mexico and for biographical details on Dr. Pines who is also the chief advisor to the New Mexico Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi.

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The Biomedical Engineering Research Award and Marston Engineering Award at Western New England University were recently awarded to Emily A. Dubuc, MA I 2014. This first award is given to a biomedical engineering student who presents her research at a national conference. The Marston Award is granted to the student judged to have the most mature understanding of the principles of professional engineering practice. Click here for the full profile

Dubuc spent last summer performing research at the Scripps Institute in La Jolla, CA, in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows program. A highlight of her undergraduate education involved her travel to Guatemala as part of the Global Health and Technology course where she helped perform assessments of urban and rural medical facilities. She is a member of four engineering societies and has held leadership positions in each, including the corresponding secretary for the Massachusetts Iota Chapter of Tau Beta Pi. Dubuc graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering. She is the first student to enroll in the six-year BS biomedical engineering/JD degree program and has successfully managed first-year law courses and senior engineering courses while maintaining her exemplary academic performance. Dubuc plans to continue her law studies as part of the Engineering/Law program.

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Thomas M. Keim, MD D 2014, recently graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a degree in chemical engineering. Two pictures of him at commencement were published by the Southern Maryland News Net. See both images here

Thomas Keim

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