Brady Moore

Hello! My name is Brady, and I am a junior doing a dual degree in Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering and Physics.

I’m involved with research at the Center for Plasma-Material Interactions on campus, where I work with liquid lithium.

In my free time, I play the cello and used to be on the UIUC Philharmonia Orchestra.

I love thinking logically and acting rationally in addition to being an ardent Saganaki (flaming cheese) enjoyer.

Initiation Coordinator

Kai-Chieh Liang

Hi everyone! I am Kai, the initiation coordinator for this semester. I am a senior in electrical engineering. I grew up in Taiwan, and my favorite food is hot pot. In my free time, I enjoy gaming and exploring new places.

Executive Vice President

Anna Marie Buss

My name is Anna Marie, and I’m a junior in Aerospace Engineering. On campus, I’m involved with technical teams through the Illinois Space Society and the Outreach Director for Women in Aerospace. When I’m not geeking out about aerospace and space exploration, I enjoy observing the sky, doing many outdoor activities, building Legos, and playing board games.

Graduate Student Services Chair

Siyuan “Sophie” Huang

Hello! My name is Siyuan (Sophie) Huang, and I am a fifth-year Ph.D. student from the Mechanical and Science Engineering Department. I am working on biosensors for DNA/Protein detection and would like to work in the healthcare industry after graduation. In my free time, I like vlogging, watching musicals, and playing with my cat (we share the same name and birthday:) ). I enjoy working with people and learning about different cultures. Additionally, I love spicy seafood.

Recording Secretary

Zachary Werth

Hello! My name is Zachary Werth and I’m the recording secretary for this semester. I’m a junior in aerospace engineering and outside of Tau Beta Pi, I’m involved in Engineers Without Borders and AIAA. In my free time I enjoy hiking, playing ultimate frisbee, and spending time with my cat.

Professional Projects Vice President

Roy Zhou

Hello! My name is Roy. I am a junior studying Bioengineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering. I conduct research at the Shen Lab on campus, working on neuroscience. I enjoy bouldering, guitar playing, and chilling with my dog in my free time.

Service Projects Vice President

Ricky Chen

Hi, my name is Ricky Chen, and I am a current sophomore majoring in computer engineering and minoring in business. I joined TBP during my freshman year and have enjoyed it a lot. For this semester, I will serve as your service chair, and I look forward to meeting you all! In my free time, I like spending my time at the arc playing basketball as well as playing poker with my friends. If you are interested in them, make sure to reach out to me! As for my favorite food, I love steak! Lastly, I am from Taiwan, and I am happy to help any of you guys out. If you have questions, feel free to reach out to me!

Social Projects Vice President

Chieh Hsu

Hello, I’m Chieh, an engineering physics major and the social chair for this semester. My favorite food is lemon tarts, and a fun fact about me is that I like baking. My greatest strength is having a curious mindset. My email is, don’t hesitate to reach out if you have ideas about social events!


Jack Granat

Hi everyone! My name is Jack, and I’m from Woodstock, IL. Some little-known info about me is that I play the drums, my favorite food is berry pie, and my greatest strength is my ability to persevere through tough situations. I am a physics major and the treasurer for our TBP chapter this year. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions at

Webmaster/Social Media Coordinator

Philip Zolfaghari

Hello Everyone! My name is Philip Zolfaghari, I’m a sophomore studying Aerospace Engineering. I am a researcher at the CHESS developing a slug calorimeter. I am from Phoenix, Arizona. In my free time, I am an avid gym goer and love flying in Microsoft Flight Sim 2020.