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 →


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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Wyoming Eminent Engineer 2018, JHU Engineer Team, & TBP Spring Update Videos

The 2018 Wyoming Eminent Engineer has been awarded to Jay A. Puckett, Ph.D. (MO A '78), the director of the Durham School of Architectural Engineering & Construction at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. According to the announcement, the award honors someone who has provided significant service to the College of Engineering or the State of Wyoming... Continue Reading →

May Bulletin Publication, Stanford Distinguished Speaker Series, Cal Fullerton Dean (May 2018)

The May issue of The Bulletin is now available. The issue includes highlights of the Association's participation at the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival. The issue also includes a list of this year's TBP Fellows, preview of 2017-18 Fellow reports, a recap of an alumni/collegiate TBPi Day event, important chapter operations information, student advisory... Continue Reading →

Outstanding Vandy Grads, Academic All-District At-Large Men’s Teams, & UArk Grad Image

Crystal M. Loehman, TN B 2018, received the 2018 Founder's Medal for the school of engineering at Vanderbilt University's commencement earlier this month. She graduated with a bachelor's in chemical engineering with minors in scientific computing, chemistry and communications of science and technology. This fall she will join Mars Petcare as a research and development... Continue Reading →

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