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Tau Beta Pi honor society inducts new members and elects new officers

Published Apr 26, 2021


The Texas A&M University at Qatar chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, recently inducted 21 new members into the organization and elected new officers for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Incoming officers for 2021-2022 are:

  • President: Afsha Shaikh
  • Vice President: Insha Shaikh
  • Secretary: Ebtihal Youssef
  • Treasurer: Fathima Hakeem

The outgoing officers from the 2020-2021 academic year were:

  • President: Safin Bayes
  • Vice President: Farah Ramadan
  • Secretary: Isha Abbasi
  • Treasurer: Weam Mazen

Tau Beta Pi is the oldest engineering honor society and the second oldest collegiate honor society in the United States. It honors engineering students in American universities who have shown a history of academic achievement as well as a commitment to personal and professional integrity. The organization’s constitution states that its primary objective is to “to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering.”

Texas A&M at Qatar’s chapter, Texas Delta (Q), was established in 2011 and includes a total of 174 inductees so far, including 10 eminent engineers.

Dr. Annie Ruimi, associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program, is the chief faculty advisor for the organization. Other chapter advisors include Dr. Albertus Retnanto, Dr. Mohamed Nounou and Russell W. Pierce, executive councilor from Tau Beta Pi headquarters.