Posts by: Tau Beta Pi

Tau Beta Pi had its first member initiated in 1885. It is the oldest engineering honor society and the second oldest university level honor society in the United States. Since then it has grown to include 244 collegiate chapters across the US and Puerto Rico. The chapter at Boston University was founded in 1975 and is designated the Massachusetts Eta chapter.

As officers of the 2013-2014 school year, we aim to make Tau Beta Pi more active in the BU ENG community.

President – Kavon Karrobi
Vice President – Angela Lai
Recording Secretary – Rachel Danz
Corresponding Secretary – Nicole Black
Treasurer – Ravi Yelleswarapu
Historian – William Wang

Induction Ceremony

Hello Fellow soon-t0-be Tau Bate’s, Don’t forget that tonight this Friday November 7th at 7:30pm in the Faculty Dining Room (5th Floor of the GSU). Please arrive no later than 7:15pm. Dress is business attire, with dinner and dessert provided afterwards. Remember that this ceremony is mandatory. See you all there. Yours in Engineering, Tau […]

Bent Ceremony

On behalf of the Tau Beta Pi community, we would like to thank all of you who had come to the Bent Ceremony this past Friday. There were so many wonderful Bents, ranging from the incredibly delicious, to the sparky light up, to the thoughtful, to the intriguing. There will be pictures of all of […]

Last Day

Hello Prospective TBP Applicants, Remember that this is the last day to turn in: Dues ($70) Professor Recommendation Community Service Hours (4 hours) Essay These are all due by Today on Wednesday, November 7th 5pm to Feel free to just scan a small typed paper that says that you have done the necessary hours […]


Hello you Tau Beta Pi-ers, remember that some due dates are definitely coming up. Below are the list of times during which the TBP E-Board will be in Ingalls to collect dues.  As a reminder, dues are a lifetime fee of $70 and will help cover you for the cost of membership, food, and events throughout the […]

How Fly Are We?

Sometimes people tend to think of Engineers as being Enginerds! However, it’s much deeper than that. We immerse ourselves in a world of numbers, theorems, vectors, and analysis. But this provides us with a life lesson and a methodology with which we live out our lives. We see math in things and start to realize […]

Engineering Futures Seminar and More!

Wow so the the Engineering Futures Seminar was off the hook! It was quite wonderful to wake up in the earlier hours of a crisp Saturday on October 6th, 2012 morning in order to kick off the weekend.  Cheryl was quite wonderful in explaining the different concepts inherent to being a good leader both as […]

October is Coming!

Ahh the smell of Pumpkin Spice Venti Lattes wafting through the air as we hurry from one side of Commonwealth Avenue to the other can only signify one thing; that October is coming! Except that instead of a Game of Thrones we are instead doing a Game of Bents. What is a Bent you may […]

Upcoming Events!

Tau Beta Pi Futures Presents: Effective Presentation Skills Workshop Come learn about the skills needed to become a successful engineer not just in the classroom, but also in the real world as well. There will be formal presentations concerning: Getting over the fear of public speaking The do’s and don’ts of oral presentations How to […]