TBP Student Advisory Board, YSU EF Session Highlights, & ASCE New Faces (March 2018)

The Student Advisory Board (SAB) of Tau Beta Pi has announced new members, new chair, and vice chair for 2018. The SAB is finishing up the 21st edition of the President’s Book, to now be called the Officer Handbook of Tau Beta Pi.

The two new members are Phiwat Klomkaew, AL E ’18, Alabama Epsilon Chapter president and a senior in chemical engineering at the University of South Alabama; and Rebecca Walton, NY K ’18, New York Kappa Chapter president and a mechanical engineering major at the University of Rochester. Visit the SAB web page for more details.


The Youngstown State University (YSU) College of STEM highlighted recent Tau Beta Pi Engineering Futures sessions hosted on campus by the Ohio Lambda Chapter. More than 15 engineering students participated in the Analytical Problem Solving and Effective Presentation skills modules.

The sessions were led by Angadbir Singh, IA A 2016, an engineer at CertainTeed Corporation, and Ellen Styles, AL D ’85, an engineer at ERC, Inc. Read the article for more details and more images. The image above is the post-session group photo.


The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced the 2018 class of New Faces of Civil Engineering – Professional. According to the announcement, “ASCE identifies an exceptional group of rising talents, shining spotlights on 10 outstanding young professionals who exemplify the future of the profession.”

At least two of this year’s New Faces are Tau Bates, including Sarah G. McEwen, P.E. (MS A ’13), a water resource manager at AECOM; and Casie C. Venable, VA B 2016, a research assistant pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado at Boulder. You can also find the list of ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering – College here.


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