Power Grid Research, Engineering Futures, & Academic All-American

In a recent article from EnergyWire, highlights from a recent power industry conference at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering are profiled. The conference gave students a chance to describe their research projects on renewable power generation, semiconductor electronics, direct-current power lines, battery storage and electric vehicle charging. Stephanie P. Cortes, PA L 2017, shared information on her work regarding “bidirectional power control systems to automate when electric vehicle owners recharge their cars, and when they return excess power to the grid.”

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On Saturday, December 5, the Wisconsin Delta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, is hosting an Engineering Futures session on campus. The session will start at 1pm in the Grohmann Tower. Engineering Futures sessions are open to all students and not just Tau Beta Pi members. Click here for more details

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One Tau Bate was recently selected for the 2015-16 Capital One Academic All-America® Division II football teams. Click here for the All-America Division II first, second, and third football teams.

Richie W. RiceCO A 2016, a petroleum engineering senior at the Colorado School of Mines and first team All-American; anchored the nation’s #1 passing offense as an offensive lineman on the football team, is a two-time Academic All-American, and 2015 RMAC Academic Player of the Year.

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