Engineering FYI, January 2015

Weston & Sampson has an opening for a highway engineer in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering is required for this position and a master’s degree in civil engineering is “a plus.” Read more about the position here and visit the company’s career web page to apply and see other job openings.


Forbes recently published its fourth annual 30 Under 30 celebration “of the brightest stars in 15 different fields under the age of 30.” Below is a list of the Tau Bates that were recognized and their current field of employment. Let us know if we missed any.

Consumer Technology:
Noah A. Ready-Campbell – (PA D ’10) CEO of Twice

Zachary M. Kurz – (NJ D ’08) Managing Director at PointState Capital

1. Aaron M. Chockla – (DE A ’07) Managing Partner at Lucelo & Failure Analysis Engineer at Samsung
2. Jonah B. Greenberger – (CA G ’08) President of Bright
3. Tejas A. Shastry – (IL G ’11) Co-Founder & CEO of Ampy

Armon R. Sharei, Ph.D. – (CA G ’08) Co-founder at SQZ Biotech


March 2 is the entry deadline for the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) “Engineering For You 2” video contest. The NAE “has outlined 14 game-changing opportunities for the 21st century called the Grand Challenges for Engineering. Review the challenges then create and submit a 1 to 2 minute video that shows how achieving one or more of the NAE challenges will lead to a more sustainable, healthy, secure, and/or joyous world!” Learn more about the video contest here


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