Tau Beta Pi Announces Chapter Awards

This week Tau Beta Pi announced the winners of the 2021 Chapter Awards. Nineteen chapters received a Chapter Project Award, and 47 were recognized with the Chapter Excellence Award. The Chapter Project Award is given to chapters that accomplish outstanding project success. Chapters that have won three years in a row will receive a $500... Continue Reading →

Tau Bate Preparing for NASA’s Halloween Launch

The official crew portrait of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission: (from left) Commander Raja Chari and pilot Thomas Mashburn, both NASA astronauts; mission specialist Matthias Maurer of the European Space Agency; mission specialist Kayla Barron of NASA. (Image credit: NASA) Lt. Col. Raja J. Chari, CO Z ’99, is preparing for a space station launch set for... Continue Reading →

Kara Combs Wins Tau Beta Pi Collegiate Award “Trifecta”

Pictured: Kara Combs with her Laureate Award When the 2021 Tau Beta Pi Laureates were announced this year, Kara Combs was one of four students honored. The Laureate Program recognizes Tau Bates who exemplify the spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges.    Combs has won the “Trifecta” of Tau Beta Pi collegiate awards including:... Continue Reading →

Reception held to honor Neal McCaleb, recipient of Tau Beta Pi’s 2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Pictured above, from left to right: Kurt P. Rouser, Ph.D., OH H ’11, Neal A. McCaleb, OK G ’57, Dr. Paul Tikalsky, dean of the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology; and Jacob L. Lewellen, OK G ’22. On September 23, members of the Pioneer Alumni Chapter, OK Gamma Collegiate Chapter, the Center of Sovereign... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk: Communicating About Problems

Strong interpersonal communication skills can foster success in both professional and personal situations. The “Let’s Talk” module focuses on building participants’ capacity to engage in meaningful, one-on-one conversations about challenging topics. Scheduled for Tuesday, September 21 at 7pm ET, join Kiran Mahtre as he presents "Let's Talk: Communicating about Problems." Engineering Futures is a program... Continue Reading →

TBP Member Named Dean of Pratt School of Engineering

Dr. Jerome P. Lynch, NY Iota ’97, has been named Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. Currently chair of the University of Michigan's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, he will assume his new role on January 1, 2022. You can find more information about Dr. Lynch via Duke's online newsletter... Continue Reading →

Chapter Chats Sept. 7

One positive takeaway from the COVID-19 pandemic is the realization that we do not always need to meet in person to provide timely valuable information to the members of Tau Beta Pi. While Tau Beta Pi provides numerous print and electronic resources to its chapter officers and members, sometimes direct interactions are more beneficial. As... Continue Reading →

Tau Bate Talks — Engineering Meets Complexity

You are invited to join us for the next Tau Bate Talk on Sunday, August 22, at 4 p.m. Eastern / 1 p.m. Pacific. Are you interested in artificial intelligence, neuroscience, and/or modeling tools? Sebastian F. Ruf, Ph.D., CA A '11, will present "Engineering Meets Complexity: A Brief Tour through Interdisciplinary Modeling". Dr. Sebastian Ruf is... Continue Reading →

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