Alumni Events, NSPE President, & Speaker + Award (July 2017)

There are several alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members scheduled to take place in July. You can find the calendar with a list of all events here. A reminder that these events are open to all Tau Bate (alumni and student) from any chapter, unless otherwise stated. Find details below on upcoming events. Click here for a list of contacts for all 41 active TBP Alumni Chapters.

Berkeley, California – Friday, July 14 (social dinner)
Irvine, California – Sunday, July 16 (social & meeting)
Sacramento, California – Sunday, July 16 (social event)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Monday, July 17 (dinner meeting)
Minneapolis, Minnesota – Tuesday, July 18 (social event)
New York City, New York – Thursday, July 20 (social event)
Los Angeles, California – Sunday, July 23 (social & meeting)
Stillwater, Oklahoma – Tuesday, July 25 (dinner meeting)


Tom C. Roberts, P.E. (KS G ’70), will be installed as the president of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) on July 22 during the Professional Engineers Conference in Atlanta, GA. After working at Black & Veatch as a nuclear systems engineer, Roberts was appointed assistant dean and associate professor for the College of Engineering at Kansas State University.

He spent 21 years working at KSU, his alma mater, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nuclear engineering. Read the full bio here.


On July 13, William F. Baker Jr., P.E. (MO A ’75), will deliver a keynote presentation at the Structural Engineers World Congress (SEWC) in Bangalore, India. Themed “Architecture-Structure Interaction for a Sustainable Built Environment,” the congress will focus on innovative uses of concrete in highly sustainable projects.

Baker is a structural & civil engineering partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. According to the news article, he will also be honored with the SEWC Sundaram Award for outstanding structural engineers during the congress.


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