Profiles, October 2014

The University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering has named Daniel G. Cole, Ph.D., P.E. (VA B ’91), as the Director of the School’s Nuclear Engineering Program. Currently, Dr. Cole is an associate professor of mechanical engineering and materials science. He has served as the interim director since 2013. Click here to read the announcement for more details on Dr. Cole’s current work that has “helped to attract significant nuclear engineering research funding.”


Andrew M. Wallis, MI B 2015, is a fifth year undergraduate double majoring in computer and electrical engineering with a minor in aerospace studies at Michigan Technological University. He currently serves as the Michigan Beta Chapter President of Tau Beta Pi and previously served as the vice president.

Andrew Wallis

At the recent 2014 TBP Convention, he served as vice chair of the Chapter and Association Financial Affairs Committee (image above). He is currently serving as a project manager on a Ford sponsored design team as part of the Wireless Communications Enterprise. Read more about Wallis here


Design World Network, in Cleveland (OH), has announced that Lisa (Elisabeth) Eitel, OH E ’01, has joined the company as senior editor for the Design World network of websites, online resources and print publications. Previously, she was chief editor at Penton Media.

Eitel graduated from Cleveland State University with a degree in mechanical engineering and has 13 years of experience as a technical writer. “Her areas of focus include motors, drives, motion control, power transmission, linear motion, and sensing and feedback technologies. She is also a judge for the FIRST Robotics Buckeye Regional competitions.”


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