Welcome to Tau Beta Pi at Stanford

Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation’s second oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University by Edwards H. Williams Jr. in 1885, to recognize students of exemplary character and distinguished scholarship. There are now collegiate chapters at 242 US colleges and universities, 39 active alumni chapters in 16 districts across the country, and a total initiated membership of approximately 554,000.