Recent Chapter News

  • Congratulations to the Winter 2023 Officer Corps!

    The Winter 2023 Officer Corp
    Congratulations to the Winter 2023 Officer Corps! Thanks to all the officers for serving this chapter in the coming semester. We are excited to see all that you accomplish!

    Executive Team:
    President: Riley Garliauskas
    Vice President: Denise Schlautman
    Graduate Vice President: Ishaan Shetye
    Secretary: Daniel Falvo
    Treasurer: Mitra Moklesi
    External Vice Presidents: Colin Davidson and Kevin Masel

    Events Team:
    Service Coordinator: Drew Boughton
    Activities Officer: Karen Jin
    Professional Development: Ansh Patel
    Campus Outreach Officer: Alexander Li
    K-12 Officers: Tara Radvand & Yicheng Tang

    Chapter Team:
    Chapter Development Officer: Advika Jhingran
    Membership Officer: Sirawit Shimpalee
    Publicity Officer: Hunter Muench
    Historian: Alex de la Iglesia

    Advisors:
    Kyle Lady, David Martel, Michael Benson, Simon Li, Kate Giammalvo, Ranadeep Mitra, Zachary Goldston, Pritpaul Mahal


  • Congratulations to the Fall 2022 Officer Corps!

    The Fall 2022 Officer Corps

    Congratulations to the Fall 2022 Officer Corps! Thanks to all the officers for serving this chapter in the coming semester. We are excited to see all that you accomplish!

    Executive Team:
    President: Zachary Goldston
    Vice President: Ben King
    Graduate Vice President: Varun Goyal
    Secretary: Daniel Falvo
    Treasurer: Richard Wang
    External Vice Presidents: Riley Garliauskas & Jonhan Chen

    Events Team:
    Service Coordinator: Jed Pienkny
    Activities Officer: Colin Hunter Davidson
    Professional Development: Ansh Patel
    Campus Outreach Officer: Kevin Masel
    K-12 Officers: Jessy Simmer & Tara Radvand

    Chapter Team:
    Chapter Development Officer: Matthew Kukucka
    Membership Officer: Alex Kalams
    Publicity Officer: Penny Springel
    Historian: Daniel Orion Malow Pert

    Advisors:
    Kyle Lady, David Martel, Michael Benson, Kritika Iyer, Simon Li, Kate Giammalvo, Ranadeep Mitra


  • Officer Nominations Are Now Open!!

    Nominate yourself or others for a W22 officer position on the website at For Members > Elections. The elections event will occur on Tuesday November 16th!


Upcoming Events

  • Officer Meetings

    Actives and electees can earn one service hour per meeting by attending our weekly officer meetings, held Sundays at 6 PM in 2906 Cooley.

    Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/96694407690
    Passcode: 1885

    Shifts:

    Click event for shift details

  • TBP Honors Brunch Committees

    Tau Beta Pi assists the Office of Student Affairs to host the annual College of Engineering Leaders and Honors Brunch. This brunch recognizes students of outstanding academic and character within the university.

    During this event, volunteers will take part in the applicant selection process by serving on Honors Brunch Committees. Volunteers will review the applicants resume's and interview them over Zoom with two other committee members.

    Shifts:

    Click event for shift details

  • NROTC Group Tutoring (Feb. 6, 8)

    The Navy Reserve Officers' Training Corps (NROTC) at the University of Michigan has academic standards and is looking for tutors to assist their students, with a focus on introductory Math and Physics courses:

    MATH 115/116

    PHYSICS 140/240

    You will report to the NROTC wardroom (CHEM 1018), located on the west side of the chemistry building. The fastest way to find it is to use the entrance nearest to the kinesiology building and immediately turning right. Check in with Hope Peck, the NROTC Academics Officer, once you arrive, who will make sure you get credit for tutoring.

    Any questions can be directed towards Alex Li, the TBP Campus Outreach Officer (tbp.campusoutreach@umich.edu, or find me on Slack) or Hope Peck, the NROTC Academics Officer (peckh@umich.edu).

    Shifts:

    Click event for shift details

  • Tuesday Breakfast Parties (Feb. 7, 2023)

    Help hand out bagels to students in the Dude Connector and get to know your fellow electees and actives!

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. Feb. 7, 2023, 9:30 a.m.–10 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 5/5 full.


    When: Tue. Feb. 7, 2023, 10 a.m.–11 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 4/5 full.


    When: Tue. Feb. 7, 2023, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 4/5 full.


  • New Initiatives II

    We'll discuss ideas to improve the chapter in groups. Dinner will be provided! You will also get 1 service hour for attending.

    Meeting topic: Improving Publicity/outreach to current members & alumni

    When: Tue. Feb. 7, 2023, 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 22 attendees so far.

  • Valentine's Day Party

    Come celebrate Valentine's Day with a paint night party! All supplies will be provided along with pizza and snacks :)

    When: Fri. Feb. 10, 2023, 5 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.

    Where: DOW 1010

    Event is 14/20 full.

  • Second Actives

    Second meeting encouraged for actives. Actives will vote on the character and progress of electees at this point in the semester. Only actives are allowed to attend this meeting.

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. Feb. 14, 2023, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

    Where: Virtual (https://umich.zoom.us/j/92657251777) Passcode: 1885

    No attendance limit. 5 attendees so far.


    When: Tue. Feb. 14, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 24 attendees so far.


  • University of Michigan Science Olympiad Volunteers

    Come help University of Michigan Science Olympiad run events for hundreds of students passionate about STEM!

    Shifts:

    When: Sat. Feb. 18, 2023, 7:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Where: Central Campus (Morning)

    No attendance limit. 0 attendees so far.


    When: Sat. Feb. 18, 2023, 7:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

    Where: Central Campus (Full Day)

    No attendance limit. 11 attendees so far.


    When: Sat. Feb. 18, 2023, 12 p.m.– 4:30 p.m.

    Where: Central Campus (Afternoon)

    No attendance limit. 9 attendees so far.


    When: Sat. Feb. 18, 2023, 4 p.m.– 8 p.m.

    Where: Central Campus (Evening)

    No attendance limit. 7 attendees so far.


  • MindSET: Water Bottle Rockets

    Hands-on activity for 3rd-5th graders to learn physics rules via active learning.

    Learning objectives: Newton's Laws, energy conservation, and forces that move a rocket.

    Challenge: Design and build a water bottle rocket that will land farther from the starting point.

    Focus: the main focus is on promoting active learning, meaning that volunteers and leaders walk children through finding the correct answer by asking questions.

    When: Sun. Feb. 19, 2023, 1 p.m.–4 p.m.

    Where: EECS 1500

    Event is 5/30 full.

  • Midterm Week Study Hall

    Come study for your midterm exams in the company of your fellow Tau Bates and some study snacks.

    Shifts:

    When: Sun. Feb. 19, 2023, 8 p.m.– 10 p.m.

    Where: Bullpen (1222 EECS)

    Shift is 1/15 full.


    When: Mon. Feb. 20, 2023, 3:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.

    Where: Bullpen (1222 EECS)

    Shift is 3/15 full.


  • Third General

    Electee team activity TBD. All are welcome to attend.

    When: Tue. Feb. 21, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 8 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 19 attendees so far.

  • Tuesday Breakfast Parties (Mar. 7, 2023)

    Help hand out bagels to students in the Dude Connector and get to know your fellow electees and actives!

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. March 7, 2023, 9:30 a.m.– 10 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 1/5 full.


    When: Tue. March 7, 2023, 10 a.m.– 11 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 1/5 full.


    When: Tue. March 7, 2023, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 1/5 full.


  • New Initiatives III

    We'll discuss ideas to improve the chapter in groups. Dinner will be provided! Meeting topic: TBD

    When: Tue. March 7, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 15 attendees so far.

  • MindSET: Boat Maker

    Hands-on activity for 3rd-5th graders to learn physics rules via active learning.

    Challenge: construct a boat with the materials given to hold the most weight before sinking.

    Learning objectives: buoyancy, density, and forces that keep the boat on the water.

    Focus: the main focus is on promoting active learning, meaning that volunteers and leaders walk children through finding the correct answer by asking questions.

    When: Sun. March 12, 2023, 1 p.m.– 4 p.m.

    Where: EECS 1500

    Event is 4/30 full.

  • Fourth General

    Happy Tau Beta Pi day! Electee team activity TBD. All are welcome to attend.

    When: Tue. March 14, 2023, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 14 attendees so far.

  • Leaders and Honors Awards Brunch

    The annual College of Engineering Leaders and Honors Awards brings together outstanding engineers at the University of Michigan to recognize student academic achievement. The Honors Brunch provides a platform to commemorate the awardees as part of a formal event.

    Volunteers will assist the winners during the ceremony and help setup the brunch. Brunch will also be provided.

    Dress is business formal.

    When: Sun. March 19, 2023, 8 a.m.–11 a.m.

    Where: Michigan Union Ballroom

    Event is 8/20 full.

  • Cub Scouts Day

    Cub Scouts Day brings together University of Michigan students and local cub scouts from the Boy Scouts of America to promote engineering principles within the community. Volunteers spend the day working with scouts through several hands on design challenges.

    See event for details.

    When: Sun. March 19, 2023, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

    Where: EECS 1303

    Event is 8/30 full.

  • Tuesday Breakfast Parties (Mar. 21, 2023)

    Help hand out bagels to students in the Dude Connector and get to know your fellow electees and actives!

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. March 21, 2023, 9:30 a.m.– 10 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 0/5 full.


    When: Tue. March 21, 2023, 10 a.m.– 11 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 0/5 full.


    When: Tue. March 21, 2023, 11 a.m.– 12 p.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 1/5 full.


  • Third Actives

    Final meeting that is exclusive to actives. Attendees will hold another vote regarding the character and progress of electees at this point in the semester.

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. March 21, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.

    Where: Virtual (https://umich.zoom.us/j/91353273757) Passcode: 1885

    No attendance limit. 4 attendees so far.


    When: Tue. March 21, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 15 attendees so far.


  • Merit Badge Day

    Help teach several technology and EECS related merit badge topics to youth in the BSA. While helpful, programming experience is not required.

    Shifts:

    When: Sat. March 25, 2023, 9:30 a.m.– 5 p.m.

    Where: Dry Lab (Room: 1150) - LBME Building - https://goo.gl/maps/zMTbifAKLu3DUpMUA

    Shift is 2/10 full.


    When: Sat. March 25, 2023, 12 p.m.– 1 p.m.

    Where: Dry Lab (Room: 1150) - LBME Building - https://goo.gl/maps/zMTbifAKLu3DUpMUA

    Shift is 2/5 full.


  • Elections 1

    Required meeting for all members of TBP. Candidates will present themselves to the organization, where members will debate on and vote for candidates afterwards. Business-causal or Business-formal is recommended for candidates.

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. March 28, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

    Where: Virtual (https://umich.zoom.us/j/94260121206) Passcode: 1885

    No attendance limit. 2 attendees so far.


    When: Tue. March 28, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 14 attendees so far.


  • Elections 2

    Second hour of elections. This is an opportunity to make up for missing Elections 1 or to earn an extra service hour.

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. March 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

    Where: Virtual (https://umich.zoom.us/j/94260121206) Passcode: 1885

    No attendance limit. 1 attendees so far.


    When: Tue. March 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 9 attendees so far.


  • Elections 3

    Third hour of elections. This is an opportunity to make up for missing Elections 1, as well as earn a service hour.

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. March 28, 2023, 8:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

    Where: Virtual (https://umich.zoom.us/j/94260121206) Passcode: 1885

    No attendance limit. 1 attendees so far.


    When: Tue. March 28, 2023, 8:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 8 attendees so far.


  • MindSET: Lampshade Game

    Hands-on activity for 3rd-5th graders to learn some basics of lean manufacturing and the industrial engineering field.

    Challenge: we simulate (this is a physical simulation, and no computer is involved) a lampshade manufacturing assembly line where students will play as workers. The game has a few scenarios, and after each round, we debrief and reflect on how the game went, what went right and wrong, and why.

    Learning objectives: describing what industrial engineers do, defining lean manufacturing principles and their advantages/disadvantages, and describing the flaws that keep manufacturing from being lean.

    Focus: the main focus is on promoting active learning, meaning that volunteers and leaders walk children through finding the correct answer by asking questions.

    When: Sun. April 2, 2023, 1 p.m.–4 p.m.

    Where:

    Event is 4/30 full.

  • Tuesday Breakfast Parties (Apr. 4, 2023)

    Help hand out bagels to students in the Dude Connector and get to know your fellow electees and actives!

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. April 4, 2023, 9:30 a.m.– 10 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 0/5 full.


    When: Tue. April 4, 2023, 10 a.m.– 11 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 0/5 full.


    When: Tue. April 4, 2023, 11 a.m.– 12 p.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 0/5 full.


  • Fifth General

    Electee team activity TBD. All are welcome to attend.

    When: Tue. April 4, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 8 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 14 attendees so far.

  • Tuesday Breakfast Parties (Apr. 11, 2023)

    Help hand out bagels to students in the Dude Connector and get to know your fellow electees and actives!

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. April 11, 2023, 9:30 a.m.–10 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 0/5 full.


    When: Tue. April 11, 2023, 10 a.m.– 11 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 0/5 full.


    When: Tue. April 11, 2023, 11 a.m.– 12 p.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 1/5 full.


  • New Initiatives IV

    We'll discuss ideas to improve the chapter in groups. Dinner will be provided! Meeting topic: TBD

    When: Tue. April 11, 2023, 6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

    Where: 2505 GGBL

    No attendance limit. 12 attendees so far.

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