Scholars, Digital Medicine Seminar, & Outstanding Graduate

The 2016 recipients of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) student academic scholarships have been announced. The criteria used to select recipients include academic achievement, relevance of coursework/experience to the award, activities and work experience, and leadership. This year’s awards ceremony will take place as part of TMS 2016 Annual Meeting & Exhibition February 14-18, 2016, in Nashville, TN.

Several scholarship recipients are Tau Beta Pi members, including: (Click here for the full list and news release.)

Mark Mazzucco (SD A 2016) – Extraction & Processing Division Scholarship, metallurgical engineering at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Ziyin Huang (PA Z 2016) – Functional Materials Division Gilbert Chin Scholarship, materials science & engineering at Drexel University
Hannah K. Woods (IN A 2017) – Light Metals Division Scholarship, materials science & engineering Purdue University


George M. Savage, MD (MA H ’81), will present “Advances in Digital Medicine” on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at Sutardja Dai Hall on the University of California, Berkeley, campus. Savage is co-founder of Proteus Digital Health, practiced medicine from 1985-92 specializing in trauma and emergency medicine, and holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Boston University.

Dr. Savage’s talk is part of the CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series, a weekly dialogue highlighting leading voices on societal-scale research issues. Learn more about Dr. Savage, the event, and how to attend or hear the event here.


A total of 13 students from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have been named Outstanding Graduates and Outstanding Master’s Graduates, respectively. Anastasiya A. Gromova, LA D 2015, is an Outstanding Graduate. She will graduate this month with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering; participated in a research project that examined design aspects of well design of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill; and plans to pursue a master’s degree in petroleum engineering at UL Lafayette and would like to work as an engineer in the oil and gas industry. Read more from KATC-TV news.


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