The American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab Emirates,  has applied for establishing a new Pi Tau Sigma charter. You may read the application by clicking this link. The Mechanical Engineering Department at AUS is ABET accredited and has currently over 540 students at the undergraduate level and 25 graduate students studying in the ME program. AUS has a Tau Beta Pi chapter established over a year ago.

All chapter presidents, please send me an email at, with the subject heading of PTS AUS Vote, and after writing your chapter name, and your name, indicate your vote with a YES if you approve their petition; NO if you disapprove; or with ABSTAIN, if you choose to do so. The deadline for voting is Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018. You may also find this information at


Please make sure you submit your vote by April 3rd, as voting is one of the requirements for good standing.