Successful Intern Profile, HQ Power Outage, & STEM Girl Scout Badges (July 2017)

Wichita State University (KS) recently profiled Amy P. McClain, KS B 2018, for her work as an engineering intern at Burns & McDonnell. A mechanical engineering major, McClain began by taking the only open internship position in marketing and now moved into the engineering office. Most recently, she has been working with mechanical HVAC and... Continue Reading →

NDSEG Fellow, TBP C&B, & Alpha Lambda Delta Fellows (July 2017)

Penn State University (PSU) has profiled Belen Veras-Alba, PA B '15, for receiving a 2017 National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Fellowship. She is a doctoral student in the PSU department of aerospace engineering. Her research "involved using computational fluid dynamics to model the interaction between low-pressure compression fans and jet engine casings where ice... Continue Reading →

Academic All-American of the Year, Engineering Design Position, & Hi-Def Maps (July 2017)

Recent biomedical engineering graduate of Texas A&M University Sarah E. Gibson, TX D 2017, has been named the Division I Academic All-America® of the Year by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She is a two-time first team Academic All-American, graduated with a 4.0 GPA, and was a 15-time All-American as a swimmer.... Continue Reading →

Purdue Dean, TBP Engineering Futures, & Innovation Prize for Africa (July 2017)

The Journal & Courier (IN) profiled Mung Chiang, Ph.D. (CA G '00), the new Dean of the College of Engineering at Purdue University. Dr. Chiang began his new position on July 1, 2017. Previously, he was a professor of engineering, director of Keller Center for Innovations in Engineering Education, and founded the EDGE Lab all... Continue Reading →

Refinery Manager, Executive Director in CA, & Charles Bachman (July 2017)

The Times of Northwest Indiana profiled Don W. Porter, MI G '85, as he is the BP Whiting Refinery manager. The Refinery in Indiana and Illinois is the largest in the Midwest and BP's largest. According to the article, "it supplies gas to seven states and produces nearly five percent of the nation's asphalt." Porter... Continue Reading →

Alumni Events, NSPE President, & Speaker + Award (July 2017)

There are several alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members scheduled to take place in July. 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 events. Click... Continue Reading →

Race Engineer, P.E. Licensure, & GVSU NASA’s Micro-g NExT Team (July 2017)

William M. Lee, NC A '06, was profiled by WRAL (Sports Radio) for living his childhood dream as a race engineer at Stewart-Haas Racing for the No. 10 car driven by Danica Patrick. He began as an intern after receiving his mechanical engineering degree from North Carolina State University (NC State). At NC State, Lee... Continue Reading →

TBP Scholars, Innovation Prize for Africa Finalist, & P.E. Licensure (July 2017)

Tau Beta Pi has announced the 2017-18 class of Association Scholars. This year 271 students were selected to receive cash awards for their senior year of engineering study. This is the largest class of scholars in program history with more than $500,000 being awarded! Read the press release for more information, including the names of... Continue Reading →

Jobs, Alumni Events, & Joint BME Chair (July 2017)

Here is a list of current job opportunities: 1. Facility Mechanical Engineering Senior with Lockheed Martin in Littleton, Colorado 2. Aviation Logistics Engineer 3 at Northrop Grumman in Huntsville, Alabama 3. IMG CoreMedia VR Pipeline Engineer at Apple, Inc. in Santa Clara Valley, California 4. Production Engineer at Tate & Lyle in Loudon, Tennessee 5.... Continue Reading →

IPP at Cornell, Engineers in Medicine, & Project Engineer Promotion (July 2017)

Cornell University (NY) has named Frederick F. Burgess, P.E. (IN G '87), vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning, effective September 1, 2017. Burgess has served, since 2015, as the commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Washington, D.C. According to the press release, he has nearly 25 years experience in "managing complex facilities,... Continue Reading →

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