Jobs, Director of District Program, & Benjamin Garver Lamme Award (July 2016)

Here is a list of current job opportunities:

1. Systems Engineer at Formlabs in Cambridge, Massachusetts
2. Process Engineer IV with CDI Corp. in Houston, Texas
3. Patent Agent (Electrical Engineering) with Fox Rothschild LLP in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
4. Chair of Engineering Department at Wake Forest University in North Carolina
5. Sr. Applications Engineer with Siemens in Kansas City, Kansas
6. Cost Engineer (QS) Mechanical & Electrical at AECOM in Bangkok, Thailand
7. Postdoctoral Research Associate In 3-D Imaging Protein Structures at ORNL in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
8. Engineer (m/f) in North America with SGF GmbH & Co. KG in Detroit, Michigan

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Tau Beta Pi is seeking a Director of the District Program. The position is for a three-year trial period beginning September 1, 2016, as established by the Executive Council. This is a volunteer position and the ideal candidate is passionate about Tau Beta Pi and interested in giving their time and talent to benefit the Association, the District Program, and the collegiate chapters.

Candidates should be current or past District Directors. The deadline to express interest in this position is August 1, 2016. Letters of interest should be addressed to “The Executive Council” and emailed to TBP HQ. There is no formal application form, but members should include a current resume and a letter stating the applicant’s interest in the position, relevant past experience that would benefit the District Program, and summary of ideas and vision for the position. Click here for the volunteer position description.

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To cap off his last week as the Dean of Engineering at the University of Michigan (U-M), David C. Munson Jr., Ph.D. (DE A ’75), received the 2016 Benjamin Garver Lamme Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at a ceremony on June 27 in New Orleans, LA. The award is bestowed upon a distinguished engineering educator for contributions to the art of teaching, contributions to research and technical literature, and achievements that contribute to the advancement of the profession of engineering college administration, comes with a gold medal and certificate.

According to a news article on the award from U-M, Dr. Munson has been promoting engineering throughout his career, including as co-author of “a textbook on the digital world that’s used in about 400 high schools nationwide to introduce students to engineering.” He served as U-M Dean of Engineering beginning in 2006 and ending July 1, 2016.

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