Dennis Chua '14 Awarded Tau Beta Pi Scholarship
Dennis B. Chua '14 has been awarded for the 2013-14 year, a scholarship from Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. Chua will receive a cash award of $2,000 for his senior year of engineering study. Tau Beta Pi Scholarships are awarded to junior members on a competitive basis of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.
Chua is a rising senior majoring in chemical engineering at Cornell University, and ranks first in his class within his major. He is a scholar with the Hunter R. Rawling’s III Presidential Research Scholars Program. Chua is president of the New York Delta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi; president of Cornell’s BASE Productions dance group; a member of Phi Sigma Pi national honor fraternity; and was the chairperson for professional development of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He is a 2008 graduate of Raffles Institution, Singapore, and he served for two years in the military before attending college.
Tau Beta Pi is the world’s oldest and largest engineering society. Membership represents the highest honor to be obtained by an engineering student and is awarded on the basis of high scholarship and exemplary character.