OU Concrete Canoe Win, NM & IL Alumni Chapter News, & Academic All-Americans (June 2018)

A team of 20 students from the University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Engineering won the Mid-Continent Regional Concrete Canoe Competition held at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale this past weekend. The event is put on by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The head captain of the team is Rachel L. Wesson, OK A 2018, a... Continue Reading →

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Academic All-American of the Year, TBP EC Slate, & Alumni Events (June 2018)

Braeden Ostepchuk, VT B 2018, has been named the 2018 CoSIDA Division III Male Academic All-American® of the Year for At-Large sports. He recently graduated as the Class of 2018 valedictorian with a degree in mechanical engineering from Norwich University. He plays goalie for the ice hockey team. Ostepchuk maintained a 4.0 GPA, helped guide... Continue Reading →

ACM SIGARCH Maurice Wilkes award, Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, & TX State Commission

Gabriel H. Loh, Ph.D. (NY I '98), is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious ACM SIGARCH Maurice Wilkes award based on his outstanding contributions to the advancement of die-stacked architectures. According to the news release, the annual Wilkes award honors individuals who significantly influence the computer architecture industry. Dr. Loh is a fellow design engineer... Continue Reading →

Brown University Dean, Stanford Teaching Honor Roll, & Aircraft Symposium Keynote (June 2018)

Rashid Zia, Ph.D. (RI A '01), has been named the next dean of the college of engineering at Brown University. Dr. Zia is currently an associate professor of engineering and physics at Brown, will begin his new role on July 1, and is an alumnus of the University. According to the news announcement, he earned... Continue Reading →

USA Today Army Corps of Engineers, Softball Academic All-American, & PanHellenic Scholar

Check out the USA Today 2018 special edition U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publication online. Tau Beta Pi has a full-page color add on page 23. You can also request a physical copy of the magazine from Tau Beta Pi Headquarters. This year's edition is titled "Mission Rebuild" and includes a story on restoring endangered... Continue Reading →

Baseball/Softball Academic All-American, ME Hire, & AMCC Faculty Athletics Award (June 2018)

Two Tau Bates were recently selected for the 2018 CoSIDA Division III Academic All-America® Baseball & Softball teams, respectively. Caleb R. Thomas – OH I 2019, a mechanical engineering junior at Ohio Northern University and second team All-American; he is a first baseman on the baseball team. Thomas was 2017 Academic All-OAC, named 2018 First... Continue Reading →

NASA Live Stream Launch, Men’s Track/Cross Country All-District, & UC Davis Initiation (June 2018)

The Soyuz rocket will launch Wednesday, June 6, for the International Space Station with three astronauts on-board, including Serena Auñón-Chancellor, MD (DC G '97). Dr. Auñón-Chancellor is a rookie space flier and former flight surgeon. Her alma mater George Washington University (GW) is hosting a livestream of the launch and celebration. Click here for details... Continue Reading →

Student-Athlete Profiles: RPI, Princeton, & WMU (June 2018)

Malcolm Porterfield, NY G 2017, will advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-American ballot after being named to the 2018 Academic All-District Men's Track & Field/ Cross Country teams. Porterfield is a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. and a thrower at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). According to the news article, he participates in the hammer,... Continue Reading →

TBP Professional Development, USF Engineering Honors, & Traffic Engineer Opening (Mary 2018)

At this year's Tau Beta Pi Convention in Denver, CO, the Association will offer 35+ professional development sessions for attendees and members in the greater Denver area. This is the largest professional development session offering at a TBP Convention to date. You can read about the presenters and their sessions here. A tentative schedule will... Continue Reading →

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