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University News, July 2011

Al-Said named Aggie Ambassador of the Year

Sara Al-Said, a petroleum engineering student, was recently named Aggie Ambassador of the Year.

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Sabeeh wins IEEE student activities award

Sinan Sabeeh ’11, an electrical engineering former student, received the Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award 2011 from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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University awarded $358,650 in undergraduate research grants

Texas A&M University at Qatar announced recently that it received $358,650 in the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Cycle 10 awards, sponsored by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).

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Texas A&M at Qatar shares research with science journalists

Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed over 50 science journalists to the Texas A&M Engineering Building recently for tours of the University’s research centers and laboratories. The tours, organized in collaboration with the World Conference of Science Journalists, enabled Texas A&M at Qatar to share its research and scholarship with the science community. The tours […]

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Pearl−Qatar interviews Texas A&M at Qatar students for internships positions

The Pearl−Qatar, sponsored by the Office of Student and Community Relations (OSCR), interviewed third-year electrical and mechanical engineering students for internship positions recently.

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Makki participates in Best Buddies conference

Fatima Makki ’13, a mechanical engineering student, will represent Texas A&M at Qatar as a peer participant in the 22nd Annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference in the US from 21−26 July. Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization aimed at providing meaningful one-on-one friendships and job opportunities to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The […]

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Summer term enrollment sees 20 percent increase

Texas A&M at Qatar summer term enrollment this year saw a 20 percent increase from 2010 enrollment numbers.

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Bouida awarded grant for summer study

Zied Bouida, graduate assistant in the Electrical Engineering Program, received a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to participate in the Summer School of Innovation 2011 in Tunisia.

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Student Spotlight: Thamer Al-Kuwari ’12

Story by Elisabeth Kent Video by Nicole Smith and Jamie Arrexi You may recognize Texas A&M University at Qatar student Thamer Al-Kuwari ’12 as the face of Qatar National Bank (QNB) in recent advertisements across Doha. Behind that smile, though, is a dedicated Aggie engineering student with a deep love for his country and his […]

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Noureldin wins Eastman Fellowship

Mohamed Noureldin, a graduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Eastman Chemical Engineering Graduate Fellowship from the Eastman Chemical Group.

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