TBP Fellows 2017, Pi Talks, & Princeton Salutatorian (April 2017)

Tau Beta Pi would like to congratulate the 25 Fellows that comprise the 84th class of Tau Beta Pi Fellowships. Twenty-four of this year's Fellows will receive a $10,000 stipend for the 2017-18 year of full-time graduate study. Read the press release to see the full list of this year's Fellows. Short bios will be... Continue Reading →

Eco-sustainability talk, Admit Weekend Organizers, & IEEE VIC Summit Keynote

On Monday, May 1, the California Theta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at the California State University, Long Beach, is hosting a talk by Tony Pereira, Ph.D. (CA Q '02), on Eco-sustainability. Dr. Pereira's talk concludes a series of professional development speaking events hosted by the chapter. According to the Speaker Series web page, Dr.... Continue Reading →

SUNY Chancellor, Fresno Profile, & Arlington Provost

Kristina M. Johnson, Ph.D. (NC G '81), has been appointed by the State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees as the 13th chancellor of SUNY. Dr. Johnson is currently the founder and CEO of Cube Hydro Partners, LLC, which develops hydroelectric generation facilities that provide clean energy to communities and businesses. Previously, she... Continue Reading →

Univ. of Kentucky Awards, RPI Initiates, & WMU Presidential Scholars

On April 18, the annual College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by the local Tau Beta Pi chapter at the University of Kentucky was held. A recap and list of all awards and recipients was published. Many of the awardees are Tau Bates, including: Engineering Alumni Association Senior Leadership Award: Joshua B. Feinn (KY A... Continue Reading →

Gibbs Brothers Medal, Central Jersey AC, & New JEE Editor

The National Academy of Sciences has announced that Jerome H. Milgram, Ph.D. (MA B '61), will receive the 2017 Gibbs Brothers Medal "for outstanding contributions in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering." Dr. Milgram is a professor at MIT and "has made countless contributions to naval architecture in areas such as theoretical hydromechanics,... Continue Reading →

Alumni Events, NY Rho Initiation, & Conference Summaries (April 2017)

There are several alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members scheduled to take place in April, including two alumni chapter installations. The deadline to register to attend the Central Texas Alumni Chapter installation lunch has been extended to Wednesday, April 26. Please RSVP here. You can find the calendar with a list of all events... Continue Reading →

Clemson Honors, Design Project, & Roller Coaster Competition

At a recent ceremony, several of the "best and brightest" students in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences at Clemson University were honored. Several are Tau Beta Pi members, including: (Click here to see the full list of awards.) Ben H. Shumpert (SC A 2016) - Moorman Award (computer engineering) Joey R. Wilson... Continue Reading →

Stevens Profiles, Outstanding Student Organization, & Embry-Riddle Scholar Athlete (April 2017)

The Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ) has announced the three students that "have attained the highest academic achievement of this year's graduates." All three graduating seniors completed their studies with a perfect GPA of 4.0. Two of these students are Tau Beta Pi members of the New Jersey Alpha Chapter, including: Mark A. Liotta (NJ... Continue Reading →

Stanford Engineering Showcase, Top Razorbacks, & Manufacturing Innovation Job

On Monday, April 17, The Engineering Showcase at Stanford University will take place. This year's event is co-hosted by the local chapters of Tau Beta Pi and IEEE at Stanford. According to the event web page, "(showcase) aims to provide a common platform for engineering undergraduates from all fields to come together and engage in... Continue Reading →

Top Student Scholars, UNL Distinguished Teachers, & PostGrad Scholar (April 2017)

Boise State University (BSU) will recognize the annual Top Ten Scholars at a reception on Friday, April 21. The awards are presented by the Alumni Association. Students are nominated by their academic deans and subject to review by a selection committee based on academic coursework, research, presentations, and extracurricular community and campus service. Click here... Continue Reading →

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