2009 Bernard M. Gordon Prize

The 2009 Bernard M. Gordon Prize will be presented to Drs. Thomas H. Byers, CA A ’75, and Tina L. Seelig “for promoting engineering leadership by developing and disseminating technology entrepreneurship educational resources for engineering students and educators around the world.” Learn more or visit the STVP education center.

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Executive Council Nomination Slates

Dear Tau Bates: Each Executive Council of Tau Beta Pi serves for four years. The time has now come to nominate candidates for the next Executive Council. We invite you to submit a slate of five members to stand for election by the 2009 Convention. The successful slate will take office at the end ofContinue reading “Executive Council Nomination Slates”

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Elmer L. Gaden 2009 Recipient of the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize

Announced Monday, January 6, the 2009 recipient of the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize is Elmer L. Gaden, NY A ’44, “for pioneering the engineering and commercialization of biological systems for large-scale manufacturing of antibiotics and other drugs. Read more from an article in the Daily Progress.

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FIRST Robotics Competition Underway

The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), “Lunacy” began this past weekend (read article). FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Tau Bates Deborah L. Grubbe, IN A ’77, and Dennis A. Roberson, WA B ’71, are on the FIRST Board of Directors. Dr. Woodie Flowers, LA G,Continue reading “FIRST Robotics Competition Underway”

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