Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Who are We?

Tau Beta Pi is The Engineering Honor Society that represents engineers of all disciplines. We have been maintaining integrity and excellence since founded at Lehigh University in 1885.
Why Join?

To be recognized by your peers as being a distinguished scholar with exemplary character.

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Who Can Join?

Learn the scholastic requirements to join as an undergraduate or graduate student, alumni, or practicing engineer.

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Check out this short video at a Tau Beta Pi Convention with interviews from TBP members and recruiters.

Our Mission

As the only academic honor society that confers recognition on eligible individuals from all engineering disciplines, Tau Beta Pi:
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Recognizes those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Maters by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character

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as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering.

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Provides leadership and professional development training for engineering students and alumni members.

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Promotes lifelong alumnus member involvement and cultivates a community of dedicated high achievers.

1885

Founded June 15, 1885

$775,000

And more awarded annually in support of education

251

Collegiate Chapters

625,275

Total Initiated Members

Member Testimonials

Chrisean H. – Chapter President at North Carolina A&T State Univ.

Chrisean H.Being in Tau Beta Pi has provided me the opportunity to observe new experiences and meet an array of different individuals. I was blessed with the opportunity to become chapter president at NC Epsilon. While transitioning from the virtual-heavy climate of quarantining to in person has been challenging, the experience to collaborate with top notch students at my university has been greatly appreciated.

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Julia W. – Chapter President at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Platteville

Julia W.Growing up, I was that kid who always loved math and science, which led me to pursue engineering. Joining Tau Beta Pi allowed me to meet engineering majors with whom I otherwise would not have crossed paths. It also provided me with leadership opportunities and has pushed me to improve my abilities resulting in skills that I can take beyond college.

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Çağatay Ö. – Chapter President at Old Dominion Univ.

Cagatay O.I was born in Turkey, chose to major in mechanical engineering at Old Dominion University, and now I'm doing research to reduce installation and maintenance costs of ocean wave energy converters. Tau Beta Pi gave me a chance to meet and connect with like-minded students and I was awarded a 2021 TBP Scholarship.

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