Ssssss….. Did you hear that? If you're at the movies or listening to music, chances are, you didn't hear the sssss. Thanks to Ray M. Dolby, Ph.D., California Gamma '57, who invented the analog Dolby B noise-reduction system. The Dolby system works by compressing and increasing the volume of low-level high-frequency sounds during recording and... Continue Reading →

Welcome Back, Berkeley Recruitment Event, & Professional Development Sessions (August 2019)

Welcome back to campus for many of our collegiate chapters. The image below was taken at Worcester Polytechnic Institute during an activities fair. Best wishes to the Massachusetts Alpha Chapter and all of our other TBP chapters on a great fall semester. Τ The California Alpha Chapter at University of California, Berkeley, is co-hosting an... Continue Reading →

Tau Beta Pi Names 2019 Distinguished Alumni Wayne T. Davis, David L. Ford Jr., William E. Jennings, Abdallah H. Yabroudi

Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, has named the 2019 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award. Now in its 23rd year, the award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated adherence to the ideals of Tau Beta Pi and to fostering a spirit of liberal culture on local, national, and international scales.Wayne T. Davis, Ph.D., Tennessee... Continue Reading →

Tau Beta Pi Names Outstanding Advisor (Aug. 2019)

Knoxville, TN — Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society, has named its 25th Outstanding Advisor. The award honors engineering faculty and practitioners who make important contributions to students and collegiate chapters. Kurt P. Rouser, USAF (ret), Ph.D., Ohio Eta ’11, is an assistant professor at Oklahoma State University. He is the 2019 Tau Beta... Continue Reading →

Tau Beta Pi Names Four Laureates (August 2019)

Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society, has named four Laureates in the Association’s annual program to recognize gifted engineering students who have excelled in areas beyond their technical majors The 2019 TBP Laureates are Casey Main, of Valparaiso University, cited for diverse achievements; Kendra K. Noneman, of Boise State University, cited for achievements in... Continue Reading →

Tau Beta Pi Names McDonald Mentor Honoree

Knoxville, TN — Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society, has named its 14th McDonald Mentor. The award celebrates excellence in mentoring and advising among Tau Beta Pi educators and engineers who consistently support the personal and professional development of their students and colleagues. Martha C. Mitchell, Ph.D., Wisconsin Alpha ’89, is a professor in... Continue Reading →

Tau Bate Startup Purchased, GNAC Woman of the Year, & White House Speaker (August 2019)

Ford Motor Company has announced that it has purchased Quantum Signal, a company behind computer generated environments used by militaries to test unmanned remote and autonomous systems. Mitchell M. Rohde, Ph.D. (MI G '94), is CEO of Quantum and co-founded the Saline, Michigan, company in 1999. His degrees are in biomedical and electrical engineering from... Continue Reading →

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