SWE is proud to see one of our young members, Casey Main, named a 2019 Laureate of the Tau Beta Pi Association. The Tau Beta Pi Association is the oldest engineering honor society and the second oldest collegiate honor society in the United States. It honors engineering students in American universities who have shown a history of academic achievement as well as a commitment to personal and professional integrity.
Engineering students at the University at Buffalo recently got the opportunity of a lifetime. They traveled to Prague in the Czech Republic to build two sets for the Prague Quadrennial (PQ), an international event showcasing the best in performance design, scenography and theatre architecture.
SWE strives to advance and honor the contributions of women at all stages of their careers as well as recognize the successes of SWE members and individuals who enhance the engineering profession through contributions to industry, education and the community. Read on to learn about our 2020 WE Local awards!
Considering taking the next step in your engineering education? For those who have received their undergrad degrees and are contemplating the idea of graduate school, check out this list of the top 10 engineering grad schools in the U.S., compiled by U.S. News & World Report.
In her new role at Tandon, Jelena Kovačević is committed to getting more women interested in technology. Tandon’s freshman class has more than double the national average of women in engineering, but Jelena wants that number to grow.
Congratulations to SWE Member Emily Chen for being named July’s Researcher of the Month by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URECA). For the past year, Chen—a Chemical Engineering and Applied Math double major—has been working to investigate “Shape-persistent macrocycles as hosts for Iodocarbons: toward formation of Carbyne.”
Congratulations to the FY19 Wow! Innovation Challenge #3 winner Colorado State University who won this challenge by keeping volunteers engaged all the while respecting every person’s busy schedules.
In this Diverse podcast episode, Dr. Kristina Ropella, first female dean at Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering, speaks to FY19 SWE President Penny Wirsing about her goal of changing the face of engineering.