Awards: Engineering, Student-Athlete, & ASCE (April 2016)

Stephen P. Rowe, AL B 2016, received the 2016 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. Rowe will graduate in May with a degree in mechanical engineering. During his time as a student, he has completed a co-op rotation with BMW Manufacturing Co., co-authored a successful proposal to NASA related to buoyancy, and has participated in... Continue Reading →

Energy Presentation, Electronic Design Award, & Alumni Engagement

On Thursday, April 28, as part of the Energy Policy and Climate - Environmental Science and Policy Forum, Whitney G. Colella, Ph.D. (NJ D '97), will present "Hydrogen, Fuel Cell, and Electrochemical Technologies for Addressing Energy Challenges." The presentation will begin at 5pm at 1717 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036 in room 204. Dr.... Continue Reading →

Leaders in Engineering (April 2016)

The Wall Street Journal recently profiled Elisabeth A. Malsch, Ph.D., P.E. (NY A '99), as an engineer whose "work encompasses both finding what goes wrong with structures and developing technologies to improve them." Dr. Malsch is vice president of Thornton Tomasetti and heads the advanced analytics group that focuses on forensic investigations and research and... Continue Reading →

Byers Scholars, Top Scholar, & Engineering Awards (April 2016)

The 2016 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program awarded its male and female recipients earlier this week. The $24,000 grant is awarded to recipients "recognized as combining the best elements of mind and body to achieve national distinction for their achievements and to be future leaders in their chosen field of career service." Both of this... Continue Reading →

Colorado Zeta Initiates, USA STEM Festival, & Senior Day (April 2016)

On Monday, April 18, the Colorado Zeta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at the United States Air Force Academy hosted its spring 2016 initiation. Members of the local Pikes Peak Alumni Chapter were on hand to watch the ceremony and attend the dinner. Pikes Peak President Lt. Col. Kurt P. Rouser, OH H '11, took... Continue Reading →

Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, & NSF Awardees (April 2016)

Union College has announced two senior recipients of the Fulbright Fellowships. Theodor Di Pauli von Treuheim, NY M 2016, will perform biomedical research in Germany, specifically specializing in spine biomechanics. He will spend one academic year in Europe before entering medical school. Click here for the news announcement. Τ Pedro P. Vallejo-Ramirez, NY K 2016,... Continue Reading →

Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, Husky 100, & Senior CLASS Award (April 2016)

A trio of students from Columbia University are winners of the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for an undergraduate team. Together they formed a startup, Kinnos Inc., with the goal of "empowering lifesavers to protect themselves and others, and to have confidence in their safety as they do their lifesaving work." Read the award page for more... Continue Reading →

TBP MindSET Program & 2016 USA STEM Festival

Six volunteers from the Florida Theta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at Florida International University, recently hosted three MindSET activity sessions for students at St. Brendan Elementary School in Miami, FL. Approximately, 45 elementary students built penny launchers, constructed marshmallow structures, and learned about circuits. FL Theta MindSET Chair Daniela S. Gil, FL Q 2017,... Continue Reading →

New Dean, Service Award, & ASEE Board (April 2016)

According to a news release, Cem Karacal, Ph.D. (OK G '89), has been recommended as the new dean of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) School of Engineering. Dr. Karacal has served as interim dean since December 2015 and previously served as an engineering professor and associate dean. Dr. Karacal will replace Hasan Sevim, Ph.D.... Continue Reading →

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