Mines E-Days, Outstanding Student, & ND Pi Mile (2017)

PreHistorE-Days 2017 takes place on the campus of the Colorado School of Mines from April 20-22. The festival was established in 1934 as an earnest showcase of engineering skills. Today, it is packed with activities designed to allow engineers to let loose. The Colorado Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at Mines will host the... Continue Reading →


DFA Joint-Project, Women Engineers, & Stony Brook Networking

Design for America (DFA) and the New York Rho Chapter of Tau Beta Pi put on a recent Arduino workshop at NYU Tandon MakerSpace. The goal of DFA projects is to fuse collaboration, leadership, and creativity. See more images @design4america, like the one above, of members from the NY Rho Chapter, at the NYU Tandon... Continue Reading →

TBP Alumni Chapter Installations, Pi Day Video #2, & USA Science & Engineering Festival

In the month of April, there will be two Tau Beta Pi Alumni Chapter installations. On April 19, in Freehold, New Jersey, the Central Jersey Alumni Chapter will be installed during a dinner event. In addition, TBP Executive Councillor J.P. Blackford, DC G '95, will be on hand and the award-winning all girls FIRST Robotics... Continue Reading →

Pioneer in IoT, Top Organization on Campus, & New Dean

According to an article from the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering, Behrokh Khoshnevis, Ph.D. (OH D '79), has been recognized by Connected World as one of the top 10 Pioneers in the Internet of Things (IoT) for "his contributions in large scale 3-D printing and a concept called telefracturing: the ability... Continue Reading →

All-Academic Team, District 13 Conference, & NM Gamma Food Drive

Jaclyn V. Solimine, MA Q 2017, has been named to the America East Track and Field All-Academic team. She is a mechanical engineering major at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. According to the news article, Solimine is the school's individual record holder in both the 3,000 and 5,000-meter races and took the America East crown... Continue Reading →

Howard West, Student Innovation Showcase, & UW Gift (March 2017)

USA Today reported on a new outpost "Howard West" on the Google campus in Mountain View, California. The outpost will offer computer science majors from Howard University (DC) the opportunity to "immerse themselves in coding instruction and tech culture." According to the article, between 25 and 30 upperclassmen from Howard will spend 12 weeks at... Continue Reading →

Outstanding Faculty, Crew All-American, & Tech Culture Workshop

A faculty duo from the J.B. Speed School of Engineering were recently recognized by the Louisville Chapter of the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers with the Outstanding Achievement in Education award. According to the news announcement, the award "is presented to an individual or individuals within the academic community who has/have contributed outstanding service to... Continue Reading →

TBP Scholarships, Tau Beta Pi Day Video, Alumni Events (March 2017)

A reminder that the deadline to apply for a Tau Beta Pi Scholarship is 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Visit the Scholarship web page for an info sheet and FAQs. Τ The Association has received many great images and reports from this year's Tau Beta Pi Day activities. The first compilation video has... Continue Reading →

MN Engineer of the Year, Scholar Athlete, & GA Engineer of the Year (March 2017)

Rachel E. Pichelmann, P.E. (IA A '09), was recently recognized as the Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science, and Technology Societies Young Engineer of the Year during the organization's annual awards banquet. At the same event, she also received the Young Engineer Award for the Society of American Military Engineers. Pichelmann is a professional engineer and... Continue Reading →

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