Tulsa Engineering Foundation

The 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.  Quarterly Activity Reports of society members are available

ASCE’s Annual Meeting – Open to all  Registration is open for ASCE’s Annual Meeting which will be virtual this year.  Speakers will be available for live Q&A during their sessions on August 21st but anyone who registers will also have an on demand access to all sessions until August 31st.  You can earn 6.5 PDH’s at this even and costs are $65 for national ASCE members, $100 for non-members, and $25 for government or retired attendees.  Sponsorships are also available.  See okasce.org for registration and more information.

Volunteers needed to build STEM IN A BAG kits.  Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA) has designed self-contained kits for 3rd – 8th grade students and is distributing them to students at food distribution sites.  First kit was Incredible Hoop Glider; 12,000 were distributed.  Now they are working on Kite Kits for 12,500 students.  Link

Joint Engineering Scholarship Golf Tournament – Friday, Oct 2, 2020. Plans are starting for the annual golf tournament. This year APWA – NE Branch, ASCE – Tulsa Chapter, ASME – Mid-Continent Section, OSPE – Tulsa Branch, and TEF are hosts. 

The tournament will be at Page Belcher Golf Course with a shot gun start  at 8:30 am.  Team and Hole Sponsorships  are available as well as Tournament Sponsorships are available.  To register, click here for the form, or for on-line registration go to  https://jointgolf2020.eventbrite.com

Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance – Inspire a Future Engineer with a <10 minute video   TRSA Summer Engineering Camps are in progress.  Check out the camps at TulsaSTEM.org for the virtual.    Jaime Christensen, Summer Camp Manager, is still looking for engineers to make a “STEM Professional Interview” for them.

Specifically, Jaime is hoping for folks who work in any of these disciplines: 
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Marine & Ocean Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

What are the expectations of the video? 

You can email videos to Jaime at Jaime.Christensen@tulsastem.org or submit them through this form. Please let her know if you have any questions!  She would like them by June 8.

 

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. SAME: Oklahoma Contracting Opportunities

    August 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-6
  2. August ENO

    August 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-6
  3. Engineering Scholarship Golf Tournament

    October 2 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 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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