Morgan State University announced this week that Vice President of Research Willie E. May had been selected to serve as President-Elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals. (Photo: Courtesy of Morgan State) May is expected to begin … Continue reading “Morgan State University’s Willie E. May to serve as President-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science”
The award honors scientists whose work has made a lasting contribution to the workplace and the development pipeline.
Dr. George E. Carruthers was an astrophysicist at the Naval Research Laboratory when he won the inaugural Outstanding Technical Contribution Award at the BEYA STEM Conference.
Authority magazine, a Medium publication, has published a wide-ranging interview with Dr. David Dalton, an award-winning pharmacist and biopharmaceutical entrepreneur. In the conversation with Jamie Hemmings, a social impact entrepreneur and tech enthusiast, Dalton reflects on his successful career in medicine, his accomplishments, and how others may follow his path. Click here to read the … Continue reading “Authority publishes wide-ranging interview with Dr. David Dalton”
Dr. Stephanie Luster-Teasley is interim dean of the College of Engineering (COE) at North Carolina A&T State University. During her tenure, a bioengineering professor has been making waves in the fight against Alzheimer’s. The principal investigator and research team are developing a functional mini-brain model. They use the platform to demonstrate how Alzheimer’s drugs can … Continue reading “HBCU engineering deans showcase research and innovation, recognize achievements at BEYA 2023”
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III was the keynote speaker at the 37th annual BEYA gala held Saturday, February 11. During his speech at the final event of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM Conference, Secretary Austin paid glowing tribute to the trailblazing achievements of the first African American man … Continue reading “Defense secretary Lloyd Austin pays tribute to first African American in space at 37th annual BEYA STEM Conference”
When Colin Parris, Ph.D., first heard that he was a nominee for the 2023 Black Engineer of the Year award, he was in a GE auditorium with 200+ employees. The executives included H. Lawrence (Larry) Culp, GE’s chairman and chief executive officer, and GE Aviation’s CEO, who he later found out had nominated him for … Continue reading “2023 Black Engineer of the Year puts out call to action at BEYA”
This weekend, a cross-section of award-winning data scientists, technologists, and engineers gathered in Washington DC to celebrate a new class of inductees into the BEYA Hall of Fame. The Lyons brothers, Elliott and Vince, cohosted the event with Career Communications Group CEO Tyrone Taborn, who is chairman of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards … Continue reading “The Lyons brothers co-host BEYA Hall of Fame induction ceremony”
The BEYA Metaquake Symposium kicked off Thursday with a full agenda. Topics ranged from understanding how the metaverse can enable wealth and wellness to alternate reality experiences. The first panel discussed the difference between the metaverse and the digital twin, two buzzwords fast becoming household names. Shea Richburg, a cofounder of the Future Wise Group, … Continue reading “BEYA Metaquake Symposium kicks off Thursday in Washington D.C.”
In less than two weeks, a BEYA-winning robotics engineer, a retired Navy admiral; pioneering data scientists, technologists, and educators will be inducted into the BEYA STEM Hall of Fame. All are scheduled to attend the 2023 induction ceremony. Career Communications Group CEO and BEYA Chairman Tyrone Taborn will induct this year’s class into the hall … Continue reading “Ken Washington, Pamela McCauley, Melvin Greer, and others will be inducted into the BEYA STEM Hall of Fame”