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.
Companies needed for TRSA Summer Externships
The flyer provides more information. Please contact Xan Black at xan.black@tulsaSTEM.org by April 5 to sign up to host an extern! Thank you for considering this opportunity!
Scholarships: TEF is pleased to announce the application for several scholarships for undergraduate college students who are studing engineering in the Fall of 2019. Undergraduate Scholarhsip Applicatios are due June 1, 2019. More informati
APWA Scholarship Application
Linked below is the APWA Oklahoma Chapter Scholarship Information and Requirements form. The deadline for applying is April 7th, 2019.
Engineers Week Student/Professional EWeek Breakfast, Career Seminar and Engineer Signing Feb 22nd was held at the Wyndham Hotel 8:00 AM – 12 noon. Area high school juniors and seniors were invited to breakfast to talk with area engineers. Career seminar included panels with engineers from the major disciplines. At 11 AM representatives from universities were there to recognize seniors who have committed to studying engineering at their respective university. It was an exciting celebration.
Started in 1989, this event continues to attract more than a thousand youth from northeast Oklahoma. It is a hands-on opportunity for youth to explore problem solving, designing and construction of devices that accomplishes tasks. It is open to grades 4 – 12.
Students compete in activities such as Toothpick Bridge, Rubber-Band Powered Vehicle, Ping-Pong Ball Launcher, Robot Arm, Chemical Switch, Electric Motor, Paper Airplane Distance and Duration, Wacky Wonder Works, Aluminum Boat, Extreme Engineering Challenge, Digital Poster, Mini-Math Challenge, and Academic Olympiad. Host organizations are AIChE, ASCE, ASME, IEEE, ISA, OSPE, SAME, SME, SWE, and the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA) as well as AEP/PSO, AAON, and CEC. Major sponsors are The Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation, AAON, and Google. For more information see drop down menu under Tulsa Eng’g Challenge. More information
- $150 for ASCE Members
- $200 for Non-Members
Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review Offered by the University of Tulsa. Course Date: January 19 – March 9, 2019 Saturday mornings 9:00 am – 12 noon; University of Tulsa, Keplinger Hall More Information
Course programs on Engineering and Business Modeling, Optimizatin, and Control. Offered by the OSU CEAT. Applied Probabiity & Statistical Methods: Jan 10, 8 am-5 pm & Jan 11, 8 am-3 pm. Nonlinear Optimizatin-Techniqes for Engineering: Feb 21, 8 am- 5 pm & Feb 22, 8am-3pm More information
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). www.tulsastem.org. TRSA activities:
- Cardboard & Duct Tape Boat Regatta – March 29 – K-12 students are challenged to build a boat using only cardboard and duct tape. Boats will be judged in 4 categories: Speed, Aesthetics, Historical Merit, and Technical construction. Volunteers help with judging entries, timing the speed the competition and traffic flow. (10 volunteers needed)
- Regional Kite Festival #PoweredbyFlightNight – May 3 – Upper elementary students from across the region join us for an afternoon of kite flying and other flight-related activities. Volunteers would serve as facilitators of activities or as Kite Doctors – helping students untangle or fix their kites, or learn to fly them. (10-20 volunteers needed)
“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
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