Prof. Ross Taylor

8/16/2021: Clarkson’s TBP Chapter is happy to announce that Prof. Ross Taylor has been awarded the 2020 NYQ Professor of the Year. His dedication to his students during a difficult year of virtual learning did not go unnoticed by several chapter members.

Some of Prof. Taylor’s notable achievements include receiving the AICHE Computing and Chemical Engineering Award as well as the Outstanding Contributions to Separations Technology Award. In 2020 he was named an AICHE Fellow.

12/2/2020: Bill Van Wagenen (NYQ’78) made a gift of $5,000 to the Tau Beta Pi Chapter Endowment Initiative in support of the NY Theta Chapter. Bill earned a BSCE degree in Civil Engineering from the Clarkson College of Technology in 1978. In his 39 years of career in Program Management and Construction Management, he has led projects in various civil infrastructure projects worldwide. These include the Eurotunnel, the Kuala Lumpur Petronas Twin Towers, the Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque, the Singapore Changi Water Reclamation project, the Iraq water sector rebuilding program, the Kyrgyzstan Manas Airport Reconstruction project, and the Qatar IDRIS project. He is currently a Sr. Construction Manager for the San Jose Santa Clara Regional Wastewater project. Bill also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. This is the first endowment gift to the New York Theta Chapter. Thank you, Bill!

The Tau Beta Pi Unvention is happening Oct 17th to Nov 7th. It includes a resume review workshop and a recruiting fair.

Tau Beta Pi Scholarship and Fellowship applications can be submitted online here.

15 new NYQ Tau Beta Pi members were initiated in an online ceremony on September 5, 2020. Congratulations!

A photo from the Spring 2019 initiation ceremony on April 5, 2019