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

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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 beingContinue reading “Millennium Prize, Academic All-American, & Distinguished Speakers (2016)”

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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 eventsContinue reading “On Campus: EightE-Days, Eminent Engineer, & Senior Recognition”

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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 atContinue reading “On Campus Newsmakers: Current, Future, & Past”

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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 productsContinue reading “Research & Awards”

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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.” ThisContinue reading “Announcements, Events, & Honors”

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Engineers & Innovation, June 2012

CBS Detroit recently profiled Dr. James M. Boileau, MI E ’87, and his daughter Stephanie. James has three engineering degrees from Wayne State University and is an engineer at Ford Motor Co. Stephanie is following in her father’s footsteps at Wayne State focusing on civil and environmental engineering. I’ve enjoyed my career as a metallurgicalContinue reading “Engineers & Innovation, June 2012”

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DASH 4: National Puzzle Hunt

Check out DASH 4, the unique, coast-to-coast puzzle hunt that takes place in multiple cities across the country on the same day, this year on April 28. DASH (Different area —Same Hunt) is an interactive race that challenges teams in 14 cities to solve creative clues to reveal the location of the next hidden clue.Continue reading “DASH 4: National Puzzle Hunt”

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Happy New Year: 2010

Tau Beta Pi would like to thank all of its members for another successful year. The Association depends on its members and is a reflection of the excellence of Tau Bates. We wish you and your family a wonderful and prosperous New Year, 2010. Be sure to visit the Tau Beta Pi website for informationContinue reading “Happy New Year: 2010”

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