Dr. Eyad Masad, associate professor of engineering, has been chosen to receive a 2008-2009 Halliburton Professorship Award. This award is given to faculty who have displayed continued excellence in both teaching and research.
“I was extremely pleased,” Masad said. “This is a prestigious award from the Dwight Look College of Engineering. I was pleased because of the way the University handled recognition.” Masad will receive a plaque and an award of $2,500. Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, informed Masad of the award, writing, “I offer my sincerest congratulations on this prestigious recognition and my best wishes for your continued success in all your scholarly activities.” Dr. Mark H. Weichold, dean and CEO of Texas A&M at Qatar, lauded Masad’s work. “This is a well deserved recognition of your efforts and achievements,” Weichold wrote in congratulating Masad.