Events

Chapter Events

You are invited!

Upcoming Events

General Body Meetings

Every Saturday

12:00pm | Zoom

Come and have a chat with us and other eligible students. You can ask any question you may have.

Zoom link: Here.
Meeting ID: 999 6142 6000
Passcode: 904163

 

Tau Beta Puzzle Hunt

April 11, 2021 (Sunday)

1:00pm-5:00pm |  Zoom

The CA AB, CA Psi, and CA K chapters are collaborating to host a large-scale social event for all all of District 16! In our first ever Tau Beta Puzzle Hunt, all Tau Beta Pi initiates, members, and alumni are welcome to attend. Teams of 3-5 members will work together to solve space-themed engineering puzzles. We wanted a way for Tau Bates to connect, socialize, and network with each other since we could not do any in-person conference activities. The entire event will be hosted via Discord (including the introductory event overview and the concluding award ceremony).

Registration Form: https://forms.gle/ka94fW5X1drVke3f8
Discord Server: https://discord.gg/gxtMVhcZjj

Autodesk

April 16, 2021 (Friday)

1:00pm |  Zoom

TBP, HKN, and TSA (Transfer Student Alliance) are co-hosting an event with AutoDesk. The event will be an introduction to state of the art CAD and CAE software, as well as generative design. This is open to all! We’re hoping with good attendance we can start a series of workshops next semester.

Please register! https://tinyurl.com/autodeskatcsun
Meeting ID:965 3690 6151
Passcode: 505413

Initiation Ceremony

April 24, 2021 (Saturday)

12:00pm-1:00pm |  Zoom

All initiates who accept membership must attend the initiation ceremony of the semester. 

Officer Elections

May 2021 

TBA |  TBA

Please nominate and be involved in our chapter, develop and improve the chapter, while gaining some leadership experience. Most importantly, enjoy the process and make some friends, at local, district and/or national level while being an officer to the chapter!

Beginner Level Android App Workshop

TBD

TBD |  Zoom

Have you ever been interested in making an app but you don’t know how to get started? Then join us for our beginner level workshop! Habib Okanla, a Software Engineer at Facebook will be speaking at the event.

Zoom Link:
https://csun.zoom.us/j/89020334075?pwd=blpQKytiajJSdTdMT0F6WGRpRXp4UT09

Make sure to download Android Studios beforehand! https://developer.android.com/studio#downloads

See you next time!

Past Events

MataHacks

April 2-4, 2021 (Friday-Sunday)

TBA |  Zoom

TBP has partnered with IEE, Layer8, and several other STEM clubs at CSUN to host a 48-hour virtual Hackathon. Students will be able to create their own products and present them to representatives of different industries. Students will have the opportunity to network with mentors and STEM-industry experts throughout the event. The Hackathon will give students opportunities to broaden their knowledge and their professional contact network and it will provide an exciting environment through which new friends are made, bonding over various new projects.

Leveling Up: Problem Solving and Decision Making

March 30, 2021 (Tuesday)

5:00pm-6:00pm |  Zoom

Brainstorming is a common activity used both to generate new ideas and as a team-building experience. The “Leveling Up” module focuses on helping CI Professionals become effective facilitators for problem solving and decision making activities. Specific skills for facilitating brainstorming sessions are discussed, along with practical tools for helping groups distill the results of brainstorming into actionable solutions and activities to help spark creativity. Live Q&A welcome!

Registration Link: Here
This event is part of Engineering Futures Online.

Matamixer

March 27, 2021 (Saturday)

4:00pm-6:00pm |  Zoom

Get excited about the upcoming Matamixer! This is a great opportunity to connect with fellow engineering students from different majors, as well as community and industry leaders!

Registration Link: https://matahacks.com/mixer

 

Keysight Technologies

March 26, 2021 (Friday)

3:30pm-5:30pm |  Zoom

We are hosting an event with Keysight Technologies. There will be 2 parts spanning 2 hours. Session 1 includes an overview of Keysight, Keysight at universities, interview and resume tips, and expectations from Keysight. Session 2 will have a Q&A session with a panel of Keysight engineers, most of whom are CSUN alumni.

Meeting ID: 832 5860 4955
Passcode: 204933

FPGA Workshop

March 5, 2021 (Friday)

6:00pm-7:00pm |  Zoom

This beginner level workshop is hosted by our very own alumni Austin Smith. Austin now works as a VHDL engineer at Raytheon working in VHDL, Verilog, and FPGAs. If you are interested in going that route or just learning, this is a great experience! There will also be a Q&A session afterwards where you can pick his brain. 

Meeting ID: 878 1025 8663
Passcode: 832091
Don’t forget to register here! This event is dependent on how many people are interested in signing up, so let’s make it a success!

How to Get a Computer Science Job

February 25, 2021 (Thursday)

6:00pm-7:00pm |  Zoom

Senior Android Engineer at Square Jonathan Nakhla will present useful strategies on how to obtain a job in the field of Computer Science.

Meeting ID: 878 1025 8663
Passcode: 832091
Don’t forget to register here!

Mastering Your Schedule and Tasks

February 23, 2021 (Tuesday)

4:00pm-5:00pm PST |  Zoom

Feeling overwhelmed by your to-do list and uncertain of how to manage your time and tasks most effectively? Join Dr. Dirk Colbry to learn how to develop a trusted system and gain mastery over your task lists and schedules. Gain practical skills that you can put into practice right away to pare down your inbox, tame your to-dos, and get your calendar under control. Live Q&A welcome!

Free registration: here
This event is part of Engineering Futures Online, learn more about it here.

Saving for Retirement

February 23, 2021 (Tuesday)

1:00pm-2:00pm |  Zoom

Come join speaker Paul Kimpel in a discussion of how to save for retirement.

Meeting ID: 857 4558 1131
Passcode: 389480
Registration Link: here

Smart Strategies for Managing Debt

February 15, 2021 (Monday)

4:00pm-5:00pm PST  |  Zoom

Matt Hennemann, a Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor. will share information on the types of debt: the good, the bad, and the downright ugly. He’ll discuss rules of thumb, debt ratios, credit scores, budgeting, and optimization, refinancing, and consolidation considerations all while helping you “plan for debt.” There will be a short presentation followed by a Q&A so bring your questions!

Free registration: here
This event is part of Engineering Futures Online, learn more about it here.

New Member Orientation

February 12 &15, 2021 (Friday and Monday)

4pm – 5pm (Friday), 5pm-6pm (Monday) |  Zoom

Come join us for a quick info session and learn what Tau Beta Pi is, and the full potential of Tau Beta Pi on campus and in the workforce. With over 600,000 members nationwide, the potential of the organization is unprecedented! Not mandatory, but recommended for invitees! See you there!

Prior to attending, please fill out this Google form: 
https://forms.gle/bvXmhik1DEUoKNik6

Zoom Link: Here

Game Night

Every Friday

9:00pm |  Zoom

Come and unwind after a long week! Hope you all like Jackbox Party and Among Us. Among Us is free on mobile and costs $5 to purchase from Steam.

Join the fun! 
https://csun.zoom.us/j/99961426000?pwd=bHI2amJuTlgwZUtPNFcrY2k5R3pjdz09

Build-a-Bent

Deadline: December 2020 

Email Submission

Are you passionate about creating cool things, Tau Bates? Well, we have an upcoming event for you! As we are unable to go to campus to polish the bent, we have decided on an alternative while the pandemic goes on. We are pleased to announce our first-ever Build-a-Bent Contest!

Let your imagination run wild! Think of any way to create a bent, which can include anything from drawing, software tools (3D printing, PCBs, programming, mathematical models, etc.), or physical designs, like carved into a pumpkin for spooky season. Email us back your final product and the top finalists from every category will be featured on our social media, including our TBP CSUN website!

TBP Unvention

Until November 11, 2020

Discord

Come register for invention and meet TBP members from all over the country and to learn from a variety of speakers, including students like you!

Discord Link: Here
Registration Link: Here

 

Matahacks

November 6-8, 2020 (Friday-Sunday)

TBA | Virtual Meeting

TBP has partnered with IEE, Layer8, and several other STEM clubs at CSUN to host a 48-hour virtual Hackathon. Students will be able to create their own products and present them to representatives of different industries. Students will have the opportunity to network with mentors and STEM-industry experts throughout the event. The Hackathon will give students opportunities to broaden their knowledge and their professional contact network and it will provide an exciting environment through which new friends are made, bonding over various new projects.

Website:
http://matahacks.com/

Facebook event:
https://fb.me/e/19SmfSWcw

LinkedIn event:
https://www.linkedin.com/events/matahacks6718389265887318016/

TBP Alumni Panel

November 5, 2020 (Thursday)

4:30pm – 6:00 pm  | Zoom

We will discuss the benefits of graduate school, advice posts for grads, and the complications endured during the pandemic.

Zoom Link:
https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/94637697178

TBP Recruiting Fair

October 22 and 23 2020 (Thursday & Friday)

7:00am – 2:00 pm  | Online

Companies like BAE Systems, Cognizant, DeNovo, FM Global, Parsons, Raytheon and more everyday are looking to hire Tau Bates. More than 20 of the top U.S. engineering graduate programs such as MIT, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, Northwestern University, Northeastern University, Penn State, New York University, Vanderbilt, University of Virginia, Iowa State, RPI, and more, will be participating. ONLY for TBP Members.

Link with details on how to register:
https://www.tbp.org/conv/joinCareerFair.cfm

Mini Meet the Clubs

October 16, 2020 (Friday)  

12:00pm – 1:00pm | Zoom

Come meet Tau Beta Pi!

Zoom ID: 868 8595 0051
Passcode: TBPCAK

TBP Resume Workshop

Q&A Session #1: October 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM (last day to register October 8, 2020)
Q&A Session #2: October 16, 2020 at 5:30 PM (last day to register October 14, 2020)

10:00 am / 5:30 pm | Online

Have your resume looked over in one of two sessions hosted by industry professionals Rachel and Joey Alexander. Rachel currently works as an Assistant Engineer for Sacramento County Department of Airports which operates and maintains four airports, including Sacramento International Airport (SMF). Joey has performed a variety of IT related roles over a 14+ years. Currently, Joey is the IT manager for a local data company in Sacramento, CA. In this role, he manages a team of IT professionals that run a website used throughout the world.

Register here: 
https://sites.google.com/tbp.org/resume-workshop/home

Officer Election

May 2, 2019 (Thursday)

12:30pm – 1:30pm | JD4440

Please nominate and be involved in our chapter, develop and improve the chapter, while gaining some leadership experience. Most importantly, enjoy the process and make some friends, at local, district and/or national level while being an officer to the chapter!

Nominate here: https://forms.gle/WuiAT5kFLZPLR1We8
Position description here: 
www.tbpcsun.com/officers
Membership page here: 
www.tbpcsun.com/members

Panda Express Fundrasier

TBD

TBD   | TBD

Join us for a quick lunch break at the restaurant (to be confirmed) ! If you missed the orientation and would like to know more about Tau Beta Pi, this is the perfect time to speak to our officers and have all your questions answered! Or, you can just come and hang out with us! Get to know your peers, or your future colleagues! 

51st Anniversary Banquet

April 19, 2018 (Friday)

5:30pm – 7:30pm  |  Thousand Oaks Room, USU

All TBP members and CSUN students are invited to join us for the evening, along with our officers, professors, dean, district directors! Dinner will be served, and Spring 2019 initiates will be presented with their membership items – TBP pincertificate, and membership card.

We also want to take the opportunity to congratulate members and students who made it to the commencement! RSVP here!

SensorTile and Its Development Platforms

April 11, 2019 (Thursday)

12:00pm -2:00pm |  JD4440

This event is presented by IEEE SSCS (Solid State Circuits Society) chapter in San Fernando Valley. 

The presentation will be given by Andrea Vitali from ST Microelectronics. The title of the presentation is “SensorTile and Its Development Platforms.”

Please RSVP here.

Unity Workshop with ACM

March 28, 2019

 6:30 PM | JD1618

Learn how to use Unity, and use it tools to make awesome games and 3D renders of objects. No Prior knowledge of coding is required, but please be able to pre-install Unity before the event.

Bent Polishing

March 27, 2019

12noon – 1pm |  In front of Johnson Auditorium

Did you notice the trestle-like metallic bent in front of the Johnson Auditorium? Ever wonder what is that? That’s the official emblem of Tau Beta Pi and is held in high regard by all engineering professionals. Before each initiation, potential initiates will gather and polish the Bent as a part of our tradition for initiation. 

Engineering Futures

March 15, 2019 (Friday)

3:30pm – 6:30pm |  JD4440

Engineering Futures was established 20 years ago in response to a need to provide engineering students training in the “soft skills,” those non-technical skills necessary for success in the workplace but rarely included in engineering curricula.

Register Will Start Soon. Stay Tune! 

Pi Day 2019

March 14, 2019 (Thursday)

11:00am – Sold out  |  JD Breezeway

In conjunction with the annual celebration on March 14 commemorating the mathematical constant π, California Kappa will have a bake sale selling pies to fellow students.  We will table at the TBD from TBD, or until we are sold out, whichever comes first!

Tour - Edwards Air Force Base

February 22, 2019 (Friday)

8AM – 2PM (This Includes Travel) |  Edwards AFB

We will be heading to the Air Force Base for a tour! The trip is fully sponsored, so students interested can enjoy the benefit to visit the base without having to worry about the cost of travel! 

Citizens and non-citizens are welcome to join us!

Register here.

New Members Orientation II

February 13, 2019 (Wednesday)

11am – 1pm |  JD4440

Come join us for a quick info session and learn what Tau Beta Pi is, and the full potential of Tau Beta Pi on campus and in the workforce. With over 600,000 members nationwide, the potential of the organization is unprecedented! Not mandatory, but recommended for invitees! See you there!

New Members Orientation I

February 12, 2019 (Tuesday)

3pm – 5pm |  JD4440

Come join us for a quick info session and learn what Tau Beta Pi is, and the full potential of Tau Beta Pi on campus and in the workforce. With over 600,000 members nationwide, the potential of the organization is unprecedented! Not mandatory, but recommended for invitees! See you there!

Welcome Back: Spring 2019

February 7, 2019 (Thursday)

3pm – 5pm  |  Burbank Room, USU

What’s better than having the first chapter event in Spring 2019 with free snacks, pizza and drinks, while spending time with your friends and members with some board games? It’s free for all CSUN students! Drop by!

Meet the Clubs

January 29-30, 2019 (Tuesday & Wednesday)

11am – 2pm  |  Oviatt Quad

The officers will be tabling at Meet the Clubs On January 29th and 30th from 11am – 2pm at the Oviatt Quad across the Oviatt Library. Come by and say hi to our current officers and members!This is also a great opportunity to learn more about Tau Beta Pi and our current officers, and grab some Tau Beta Pi freebies while you are there!

” Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession “

” Nation’s second-oldest honor society in the United States “