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 published in the Summer issue of The Bent magazine. An electronic list of this year’s Fellows is available here.

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On April 18, the District of Columbia Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi hosted six speakers for a “Pi Talks” event. Session topics ranged from preventive HIV medication, to tales of Tesla, and the engineering behind the Chicago World’s Fair.

Lilia Abron, Ph.D., was the final speaker and is recognized as the first African American woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in chemical engineering.

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Grant J. Storey, NJ D 2017, was recently profiled as the salutatorian in the graduating class at Princeton University. Storey will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and plans to pursue a master’s degree at Cornell University.

Read the news article for more biographical details on Storey who contributed to a paper on the future of ad blocking.

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