UNO Provost, System Leadership Talk, & Renowned Mining Engineer

Mahyar A. Amouzegar, Ph.D. (CA N '89), began on January 9, 2017, as the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of New Orleans (UNO). Previously, Dr. Amouzegar was dean of the College of Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. He served in this role for the past five... Continue Reading →


Churchill Scholar, HS HOF, & ACIF Scholar (Jan. 2017)

Chris B. Cooper, NC A 2017, has been awarded a 2017 Churchill Scholarship. Cooper is a senior majoring in chemical engineering at North Carolina State University. He plans to pursue a master's degree in chemical engineering and biotechnology at the University of Cambridge (UK), beginning in the fall of 2017. According to the announcement, Cooper... Continue Reading →

AAAS Fellows, Top Aerospace Student, & CO Alpha Initiation

In October 2016, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) elected 391 Fellows who will be recognized, receive an official certificate, and fellowship rosette pin (the emblem of Fellowship). For the full list of Fellows, click here Here are just a few Tau Bate 2016 AAAS Fellows from the section on engineering: David... Continue Reading →

Alumni Events, Chief District Engineer, & EW Webinar (January 2017)

There are several alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members scheduled to take place in the coming weeks. You can find the calendar with a list of all events here. A reminder that these events are open to all Tau Bate (alumni and student) from any chapter, unless otherwise stated. Find details below on upcoming... Continue Reading →

Major League Soccer Draft, Honors Programs, & CEO Dinner

Stefan Cleveland, NH B 2016, was recently selected fourth in the second round (#26 overall) of the 2017 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. He was chosen by the Chicago Fire out of the University of Louisville where he played goalkeeper for the varsity men's soccer team and is completing his MBA. He previously earned his bachelor's... Continue Reading →

TBP: Scholarships, Executive Council, & Events

For the 19th year, Tau Beta Pi will award and recognize members in support of their senior year of undergraduate study. Applications for this year's TBP Scholarship Program will be available beginning on January 15, 2017. The deadline to complete the application and have your recommendations sent in is April 1, 2017. The Association plans... Continue Reading →

Gordon Prize, Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer, & BEYA Promising Engineer (Jan. 2017)

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has announced the 2017 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education winners. The Gordon prize is split between the school and the individual professors recognized by the NAE. This year's Prize goes to Julio M. Ottino, Ph.D. (MA Z '76), "for an educational paradigm that... Continue Reading →

Benjamin Franklin Medal, FORBES 30 Under 30, & UCR Hiring

Two Tau Bates were among the eight laureates selected for the 2017 Franklin Medals by the Franklin Institute. The Franklin Medal is one of the oldest and most prestigious comprehensive science awards in the world. Click here to see the full list of Franklin Institute Awards for 2017. Nick Holonyak Jr., Ph.D. (IL A '50),... Continue Reading →

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