Student-Athlete Profile, MIT TBP, & URI Excellence Award Winners (June 2017)

Montana State Athletics recently profiled Christie L. Schiel, MT A 2016, for being the school's nomination for NCAA Woman of the Year for the 2016-17 year. Schiel is a recent graduate with a degree in industrial & management systems engineering. According to the news article, she won back-to-back Big Sky Conference Outdoor 800-meter titles as... Continue Reading →

Passing of Mallory Ivanowsky

Tau Beta Pi has learned of the unexpected passing of Mallory Downs Ivanowsky on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She lived with her husband, Roger, in Lee, Massachusetts. Their first son Emmett was recently born. Ivanowsky joined Tau Beta Pi while earning her bachelor’s degree in computer science & engineering from Norwich University. She served as... Continue Reading →

TBP Executive Council Slate, ASEE President, & HQ Team (June 2017)

Four Tau Bates were nominated to serve on the Association's Executive Council. Three of the four will be elected by the 2017 Convention to serve a term from 2018-20. The Executive Council is Tau Beta Pi's board of directors and consists of eight (nine starting in 2018) members who are alumni and serve a three-year... Continue Reading →

UTEP Dean, Woman of the Year Nominee, & PrISUm Solar Car (June 2017)

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has named Theresa A. Maldonado, Ph.D. (GA A '81), as the Dean of the College of Engineering and professor of electrical engineering. Dr. Maldonado has been serving as the founding senior vice president for research, innovation and economic development at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.... Continue Reading →

Navy Lead Tester, Academic All-Americans, & New City Engineer (June 2017)

The Department of the Navy has recognized Paul Valdez Jr., KS A '02, as the 2016 Test and Evaluation Lead Tester of the Year "for his role in ensuring the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite constellation's success." According to the announcement, MUOS is the Department of Defense's next generation Ultra High Frequency (UHF) satellite... Continue Reading →

Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-Americans & Distinguished Alumnus (June 2017)

Four Tau Bates were recently selected for the 2017 Capital One Academic All-America® Division III Men's Track & Field/ Cross Country teams. Click here for the All-America Division III first, second, and third men's teams. Arinze C. Okeke – MA B 2017, a recent biological engineering graduate from MIT and first team All-American; he is... Continue Reading →

Marconi Prize, Engineering Celebrity Commercial, & UNCC Grad (June 2017)

Arun N. Netravali, Ph.D. (TX G '69), has been named the 2017 Marconi Prize winner. Dr. Netravali is the former President of Bell Labs (now Nokia Bell Labs) and leader of pioneering work on video compression standards that served as the key base technology for MPEG 1, 2 and 4 and enabled a wide range... Continue Reading →

CUA Dean, WEPAN Awards, TBP Detroit Mercy (June 2017)

Earlier this month, John A. Judge, Ph.D., began serving as the dean of the School of Engineering at The Catholic University of America (DC). Dr. Judge was previously a professor and associate dean of the engineering school. He replaces Charles C. Nguyen, D.Sc. (DC B '82), who served as dean since 2001. Dr. Nguyen also... Continue Reading →

MindSET K-12, New Dean, & Student Engineers Blog (June 2017)

Rutgers University recently profiled the New Jersey Beta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi's work with the K-12 MindSET program. At the most recent session, concepts of energy, momentum, and optimizations were taught through the water bottle flip challenge. Fourth and fifth grade students from Woodbridge township participated in the activity. The program has been active... Continue Reading →

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