Alumni & Chapter Recognitions, April 2015

Associate Professor David F. Delchamps, Ph.D. (NJ D ’76), has been selected as the 2015 Tau Beta Pi Excellence in Teaching Award recipient as awarded and chosen by the New York Delta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at Cornell University. “In my opinion, the most prestigious teaching award is the Tau Beta Pi award, selected by the students to honor one faculty member in the entire college.” said Clif R. Pollock, Ph.D. (NY D ’76), the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Director. “I’ve lost count of how many times Dave has won this particular award.”

The Tau Beta Pi engineering Honor Society annually recognizes one tenure-track professor as one of the college’s most outstanding teachers. Professors are nominated by their students and selected by Tau Beta Pi. Dr. Delchamps is the current ECE Undergraduate Advising Coordinator and is a member of numerous committees both for the School of ECE and for the College of Engineering. He has received many awards for both teaching and advising. Read the news article


The Alaska Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its installation as a collegiate chapter of the Association. Executive Director Curt Gomulinski, MI E ’01, is in Alaska to help commemorate the event. Below is an image of Curt in Alaska’s capital of Juneau. The AK Alpha Chapter was installed on April 5, 1975.



The Congregation Israel of Springfield (CIS) in New Jersey has named Joseph J. Fleming, NJ G ’76, as this year’s recipient of the Community Business Leadership Award. The award will be presented at CIS’ 40th Annual Dinner on April 28. Fleming is executive vice president/Land Group of Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor and is also “a visionary real estate development executive who has overseen dozens of highly prominent and acclaimed construction projects.”

Fleming is a graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) with a degree in civil engineering. He was nominated and joined Tau Beta Pi in 2013 as an eminent engineer and was honored, in May 2014, by the NJIT department of civil and environmental engineering with its Distinguished Alumni Award. Click here for more information


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