Gordon Prize, Alumni Events, & Consumer Electronics Headliner (January 2019)

The 2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education was awarded this week. Three educators from Georgia Tech were awarded “for fusing problem-driven engineering education with learning-science principles to create a pioneering program that develops leaders in biomedical engineering.”

Joseph M. Le Doux, Ph.D.

Among the three winners is associate professor of biomedical engineering Joseph Le Doux, Ph.D. (NY D ’86). Dr. Le Doux is also an associate chair for undergraduate learning and experience at Georgia Tech. According to the announcement, he invented the problem-solving studio approach for teaching engineering.


Check out the upcoming alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members for January. 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.

Seattle, Washington – Sunday, January 27 (social/officer meeting)
New York, New York – Thursday, January 31 (social)


Comedian and engineer Don McMillan, PA A ’81, is headlining at the Comedy Cellar at the Rio in Las Vegas for Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019!

He will perform shows from January 7 thru January 13. For more information and to get tickets, click here.


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