Tulsa Engineering Foundation

Tulsa Engineering Foundation is a foundation of engineering societies and universities/colleges, formed to assist in coordinating activities and services for the member societies and to promote science, math and engineering in the community.  It is a not-for-profit charitable organization, with the mission of serving the engineering profession and offering career guidance activities to our youth. Currently twenty engineering/technical organizations are members as well as seven universities and colleges.  Link to Member Organizations. Check the calendar for member society meetings and events.  Most are open to the public.   

Joint Engineering Scholarship Golf Tournament  This annual event will be held Friday, September 30, 2022 at the Battle Creek Golf Course, 3200 N Battle Creek Pl, Broken Arrow.   Host societies are American Public Works Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers, and TEF.  To increase the amount of scholarship moneys available for award to college students for the next academic year, we strive for a high level of participation in this endeavor.  Thus, we are looking for many sponsors to help with attracting participants.  The Golf Tournament Registration link.  Tournament sponsors, Hole sponsors, Lunch Sponsors, Team sponsors are all available.  You will be making a difference in a student’s life. Host societies awarded $11,500 in scholarships to 8 students this year. TEF is a non-profit 501.c.3 public charitable organization.

National Engineers Week Discover E is celebrated in February every year.  TEF hosts a Student Breakfast and Career Seminar for high school juniors and seniors.  Area engineering companies and societies sponsor the event to provide the students with an understanding of the breadth of the engineering fields and opportunities to make a difference.  2022 event details

Tulsa Engineering Challenge (TECh) is a hands-on opportunity for youth to explore problem solving, designing and construction of devices that accomplish tasks.  It is open to grades 4 -12.  The competition will be held in March 2023.  Students compete in activities such as Toothpick Bridge, Rubber-Band Powered Vehicle, Ping-Pong Ball Launcher, Robot, Chemical Switch, Electric Motor, Paper Airplane Distance and Duration, Wacky Wonder Works, and more.  Host organizations are AIChE, ASCE, ASME, AWS,IEEE, OSPE, SAME, SME, SWE as well as AAON, AEP,  CEC, and Google.  For more details  2022 TECh Flyer

 TEF is a partner with Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA). TRSA builds broad, deep, and innovative pathways  for students to access high-impact careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).   TRSA provides resources for youth, educators, corporate partners, and  parents.  For more information, go to   www.tulsastem.org. TRSA offers many activities and programs throughout the year for students and educators.  Engineering volunteers are always needed

PDH Opportunities The Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers has teamed with leading online education provider RedVector to bring you a training experience designed just for Oklahoma PE’s.  Click here for access to PDH opportunities 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.

 

Is There an Engineer Inside You?: A Comprehensive Guide to Career Decisions in Engineering now available free on the TEF SWE webpage.  Click here for the link. Award winning author Celeste Baine wrote it after she earned her Biomedical Engineering degree.  It is everything she wished she knew before she went to college. The latest edition covers 45 different types of engineering and engineering technology, how to succeed in engineering school, women and minorities in engineering, engineering careers that make you say “wow!, salary information and more.



Upcoming Events

  1. APWA – ODOT

    July 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC-6
  2. ASME – July meeting

    July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-6
  3. SWE Networking Lunch

    July 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC-6
  4. APWA/ASCE Young Members Disc Golf Tournament

    July 15 @ 12:30 pm UTC-6
  5. TEF Annual Meeting

    July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-6

Engineering Definition

“Engineers are changing the world all of the time. They dream up creative, practical solutions and work with other smart, inspiring people to invent, design, and create things that matter.”

Mailing address: TEF, P.O. Box 703065, Tulsa, OK 74170-3065

Email: info@TulsaEngineer.org

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  • Engineers make a world of difference
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  • TAGLINE: Turning ideas into reality
  • TAGLINE: Because dreams need doing