Convention Speaker, Jobs, & Academic Leadership Awards (September 2017)

James A. Anderson, MI E ’66, is the keynote speaker for the Advisor and Mentor Appreciation Banquet on Friday, October 13, at the 112th Convention of Tau Beta Pi. Mr. Anderson is president, CEO, and chairman of Urban Science, a global consulting firm, with headquarters in Detroit, Michigan.

He actively supports and is involved with his alma mater at Wayne State University, where he completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering. Read more about Mr. Anderson.


Here is a list of current job opportunities:

1. Intern – Civil Engineering at Kimley-Horn in Nashville, Tennessee
2. R&D Electrical Engineer-Flight & Ground Test at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico
3. Assistant Professors for ME Tech & Industrial Engineering Tech at the University of Dayton (OH)
4. Cyber Cryptographic Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Annapolis Junction, Maryland
5. Mechanical Engineering Technology Specialist at Belcan in St. Louis, Missouri
6. Senior Engineering Specialist with City & State of Oak Ridge, Tennessee
7. CFD Engineer with Koch-Glitsch in Wichita, Kansas
8. Assistant Professor in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis)


The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded seven college presidents with Academic Leadership Awards to support academic initiatives on their campuses. According to the press release, the presidents are being recognized for their “excellence in undergraduate education, the liberal arts, equal opportunity, the development of major interdisciplinary programs, international engagement, and the promotion of strong ties between their institutions and their local communities.”

Maria M. Klawe, Ph.D. (CA W ’73), president of Harvey Mudd College (CA) is one of the recipients.


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