Awards, Jobs, & Major Gifts, February 2015

The 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to Robert S. Langer Jr., Ph.D. (NY D ’70), as announced by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Dr. Langer has been recognized for being a “ground-breaking chemical engineer awarded for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface with chemistry and medicine.” He is currently an Institute Professor at MIT. For more information, click here


The Association encourages members to join the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society group on LinkedIn. The group currently has 19,000+ verified members. The Job Discussion section within the group has several interesting opportunities, such as: (Join the group now!)

1. Traffic Engineering with Sain Associates, Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama
2. Patent agents and/or scientific advisors with McDermott Will & Emery in Irvine, California
3. Property Inspectors in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
4. Summer engineering internships at Bose
5. Clinical Engineer at VA Medical Center in San Francisco, California


The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has announced a gift from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) “to develop state-of-the-art teaching and project labs for the department of electrical and computer engineering.” The labs are scheduled to open in 2017. Read the press release for details


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