John D. Lee, PA A ’88, has received a $900,000 contract from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration. Dr. Lee is a professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at the University of Iowa College of Engineering. He is charged with the task of making driving simulators more useful to highway designers who wantContinue reading “Engineering Researcher Receives Contract for Road-Design Simulation”
In its 75th year, the Tau Beta Pi Fellowship Program has won an American Society of Engineering Education’s Corporate Member Council (CMC) 2009 Excellence in Engineering Education Collaboration Award. The award will be presented at the 2009 CIEC Conference in Orlando, FL, February 3-6. Be sure to check http://www.tbp.org for the upcoming press release announcement.
Read the article about recent report card for Texas roads.
Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega, PR A ’68, has been named the Outstanding Engineer in North Carolina for 2008 by the North Carolina Society of Engineers. Read the full article at NCSU.
The National Inventors Hall of Fame™ honors the women and men responsible for the great technological advances that make human, social and economic progress possible. The Selection Committee of the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation selects inventors for induction. These are selected from a field of people nominated by peers and the public. FourContinue reading “National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation Announces 2008 Inductees”
NOAA is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships to students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; and computer and information sciences. Undergraduate Scholarships (for students who are currently sophomores): –Continue reading “NOAA Student Scholarship Opportunities”
The Women for Hire spring 2009 Career Expos schedule has been announced. Thanks to the partnership between Tau Beta Pi and Women for Hire, Tau Beta Pi females are offered a free membership to the Women for Hire Network. Simply email Women for Hire (at firstname.lastname@example.org) and include “Tau Beta Pi” in the subject line.
Elizabeth C. Burg, SD A ’06, a project engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Balad Resident Office in Iraq has been selected as one of the 2009 USACE “Top Five New Faces in Engineering.” Read the full story.
Dr. Abdul Wahab Mohammad, PA A ’89, was named as a recipient of the 2008 Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water. Mohammad won in the Alternative Water Resources branch of the award. He is currently a university professor at the National University of Malaysia (UKM). Read full article from Lehigh University.
The Engineering Society of Detroit is hosting the “Alternative Career Choices for Engineers and Technical Professionals” event, January 28th at the Rock Financial Showplace, Novi. Click here to read more and for a link to register.