UMBC EWeek 2018, Alumni Events, & Engineer Guy Video

The Maryland Delta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, is hosting its annual week of activities to celebrate Engineer’s Week 2018 (Feb. 18-24). The kick-off event is a networking reception for faculty, students, and those in industry.

Announcements on other events will be made on MD Delta’s website. The t-shirt design for E-Week 2018 has been revealed and a reservation form is available. This year’s theme is “Inspiring Wonder.”

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Check out the upcoming alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members and the list of District Conferences. You can find the calendar with a list of all events here. A reminder that these events are open to all Tau Bates (alumni and student) from any chapter, unless otherwise stated. Find details below on upcoming events. Click here for a list of contacts for all 44 active TBP Alumni Chapters.

St. Petersburg, Florida – Friday, February 2 (happy hour social)
Albuquerque, New Mexico – Thursday, February 8 (alumni dinner)
Sapulpa, Oklahoma – Tuesday, February 13 (dinner meeting)
Dallas, Texas – Sunday, February 18 (Auto Show social)
Tequesta, Florida – Thursday, February 22 (networking and food)
Portland, Oregon – Saturday, March 3 (alumni panel & dinner)
Portland, Oregon – Sunday, March 4 (new Engineering Futures session)

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Bill S. Hammack, Ph.D. (MI B ’84), is a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the “Engineer Guy.” He creates videos to explore the technological world.

Dr. Hammack spent time as a U.S. Diplomat working as a senior science adviser at the Department of State. He “focuses on explaining engineering and technology to the general public (with the goal) to enhance engineering awareness.” His newest video reveals the operation and engineering design underlying the famous drinking bird toy.

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