Tau Beta Pi has announced the selection of two members as the Association’s 2018 Laureates in the annual program to recognize engineering students who have excelled in areas beyond their technical majors. This year’s Laureates are Amy C. Kurr, (IA A ’18) for achievements in athletics and Krista L. Stribling, (IN D ’18) for achievements in service.
Kurr is a recent graduate of Iowa State University in materials science and engineering and holds four records each in the United Powerlifting Association women’s junior 90kg and 90+kg weight classes. Stribling graduated with a degree in civil engineering from Valparaiso University and has completed projects in four countries as part of Working Across Vocations Everywhere through Service organization. Read the press release for more information on each Laureate’s accomplishments. They will be recognized at the 2018 annual Convention of Tau Beta Pi in Denver.
Gabrielle G. Gaustad, Ph.D. (NY S ’04), has been named the new dean of the School of Engineering at Alfred University, beginning January 1, 2019. Dr. Gaustad is an associate professor and master of science program coordinator for the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology.
She will be returning to Alfred where she earned her bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in engineering. Her Ph.D. focus was material science and engineering. Read the announcement for more details on Dr. Gaustad, including being a recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program Award.
The Oregon State University (Corvallis) school of civil and construction engineering invites applications for a full-time 9-month assistant professor position in architectural engineering to begin in Fall 2019. Duties will include teaching and research in one or more of the areas related to HVAC, electrical and lighting systems, or building energy systems.
Applications received on or before October 31, 2018, will receive full consideration. To apply and for more information, click here