IEEE Harry Diamond Award, The Bulletin, & Engineer of the Year in Education

The 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Harry Diamond Memorial Award has been given to Bruce W. Suter, Ph.D. (FL G ’72). The award honors individuals for significant technical contributions in electrotechnology while in government service. Dr. Suter is a principal electronics engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) information directorate.

He was cited for “his distinguished career at AFRL and numerous technical accomplishments in the field of big data for aerospace systems.” His current research involves modeling, processing, and communications for sensory information flow in military aircraft systems. Click here for more biographical details.


The February issue of The Bulletin is now available. The issue includes a student written article on the importance of science communication. In addition, the Association will now accept articles written by Tau Beta Pi student members on salient topics.

The issue also includes the list of TBP collegiate chapter anniversaries, the TBP district conference schedule, an article on why the chapter survey matters, and images of new insignia items that are available to help display your membership in The Engineering Honor Society for the upcoming Tau Beta Pi Day 2017 on March 14.


Nancy S. Turner, P.E. (IN A ’79), has been named the 2017 Georgia Engineer of the Year in Education by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers. Turner is a senior lecturer in the civil and construction engineering department at Kennesaw State University. She was recognized for her “strong commitment to engineering education and student success at KSU.”

Turner has been an educator for more than 25 years. She was a lecturer at Southern Polytechnic State University (GA) and previously worked as an engineer at Lockheed Martin. Her bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering is from Purdue University. Read the article for more information.


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