Countdown to Convention, New Dean Named at Carnegie Mellon, & NJ D Chapter President Honored

T 8 Days: Here We Come Columbus The 2019 Convention begins October 10 in Columbus, Ohio. It is hosted by Tau Beta Pi Chapters Ohio Gamma (The Ohio State University), Ohio Delta (Ohio University), and Ohio Iota (Ohio Northern University). Voting Delegates must present a photo ID New for this year is an online portal... Continue Reading →

Career Ready: New TBP Resume Portal, Chapter Events, & Career Updates

T New for the 2019 Convention In response to corporate and graduate program recruiter interests, Tau Beta Pi Headquarters has created a web portal for all student members to upload their resumes prior to the October Convention. B Chapter Events Prep Members for Their Future Careers From Resume Workshops to Career Fairs, Tau Beta... Continue Reading →

Tau Bates on Campus, Alumni Gatherings, & The Bent Editor Retires

We out here! Recruiting future #UT23 TBPeeps at #gonetoengineering! We’re looking forward to an exciting year with TBP! MA Alpha at WPI uofa_taubetapiWelcome back to campus Tau Bates!! First day of Fall 2019 So excited to be sharing TBP with incoming freshmen at Engineers Rock the Block! #taubetapiKU Alumni Gatherings Stillwater, OklahomaDate: Thursday, September 5Time: 5:30 pmLocation: OSU... Continue Reading →

Ssssss….. Did you hear that? If you're at the movies or listening to music, chances are, you didn't hear the sssss. Thanks to Ray M. Dolby, Ph.D., California Gamma '57, who invented the analog Dolby B noise-reduction system. The Dolby system works by compressing and increasing the volume of low-level high-frequency sounds during recording and... Continue Reading →

Tau Beta Pi Names 2019 Distinguished Alumni Wayne T. Davis, David L. Ford Jr., William E. Jennings, Abdallah H. Yabroudi

Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, has named the 2019 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award. Now in its 23rd year, the award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated adherence to the ideals of Tau Beta Pi and to fostering a spirit of liberal culture on local, national, and international scales.Wayne T. Davis, Ph.D., Tennessee... Continue Reading →

Millennium Prize, Academic All-American, & Distinguished Speakers (2016)

The Millennium Prize Foundation has announced Frances H. Arnold, Ph.D. (NJ D '79), as the winner of the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize "for her discoveries that launched the field of 'directed evolution,' which mimics natural evolution to create new and better proteins in the laboratory." According to the winner's profile, "the awarded technology is being... Continue Reading →

On Campus: EightE-Days, Eminent Engineer, & Senior Recognition

From March 30 to April 3 the EightE-Days festival will take place at the campus of the Colorado School of Mines. The festival was established in 1934 as an earnest showcase of engineering skills. Today, it is packed with activities designed to allow engineers to let loose. More than 25 Mines clubs will host events... Continue Reading →

On Campus Newsmakers: Current, Future, & Past

Jeffrey P. Gold, Ph.D. (NY D '74), has been appointed as the new chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). He will begin his new position on February 1, 2014. Currently, Dr. Gold is chancellor and executive vice president of biosciences and health affairs and executive dean of the College of Medicine at... Continue Reading →

Research & Awards

James A. Dumesic, Ph.D. (WI A '71), was recently elected to the 2013 class of fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Dr. Dumesic is an engineering professor at the University of Wisconsin and is a decorated scientist known for his "major contributions to the science and process of converting cellulosic biomass into products... Continue Reading →

Announcements, Events, & Honors

The 2015 Class of George J. Mitchell Scholars was recently selected by the US-Ireland Alliance. Only twelve scholarships are available and nearly 300 applications apply. "Recipients are chosen on the basis of academic distinction, leadership and service. Recipients spend a year of post-graduate study at institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland." This... Continue Reading →

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