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Research News

Here are Texas A&M at Qatar’s most recent research news stories. For a complete selection, please reference our news archive.

Dr. Ioannis Economou, professor in the Chemical Engineering Program, has been named the Dean’s Fellow for Research Development. His role is to support Texas A&M University at Qatar’s efforts in promoting the development of strategic research partnerships with industry and other organizations in Qatar. Dr. Economou has a track record working on long-term research projects […]
Posted: 02-01-2017
Two Texas A&M at Qatar researchers have been awarded travel grants to showcase their research through the Research Excellence Travel Grant Program. Emilio Ocampo Eibenschutz and Panagiotis Kakosimos are this quarter’s recipients of $1,200 travel grants. Eibenschutz is a research associate in the Liberal Arts Program working with Dr. Sarah Hillman. He will present at the Heritages of Migration conference […]
Posted: 01-03-2017
A Texas A&M University at Qatar research initiative in advanced scientific computing aims to become a regional and global leader in scientific computing by developing innovative solutions and using state-of-the-art computational tools to address computational challenges in science, engineering and industry. The Advanced Scientific Computing Center brings together faculty and researchers from a wide variety […]
Posted: 12-07-2016
Two faculty members from Texas A&M University at Qatar were recognized with the Engineering Genesis Award for Multidisciplinary Research from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES). Dr. Nimir Elbashir and Dr. Shehab Ahmed each received the award, which is presented to TEES researchers who have secured significant research grants of $1 million or more. […]
Posted: 12-07-2016
Electrical and computer engineering student Taif Mohamed published her first paper, “Uniformity studies in large area triple GEM-based detectors,” with research associate professor Dr. Othmane Bouhali in the journal Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. The article included results from extensive simulation work of charged particle detectors planned to be used for the upgrade […]
Posted: 11-17-2016
Texas A&M at Qatar will offer a cross-disciplinary, special topics course, Research Methods and Experiences, in spring 2017. In the course, a student and faculty member are paired together on a research project of mutual interest in which the student’s research goals are supervised by the faculty adviser. The eight students selected for the course […]
Posted: 11-10-2016
Dr. Shehab Ahmed, associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program, gave a talk at Qatar Foundation Research and Development’s Research Dialogue series 3 Nov. Ahmed spoke about expanding his focus from mainly seeing his work published in scientific journals to the contribution he could make strengthening Qatar’s human capacity in research and development. […]
Posted: 11-10-2016
Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Imran Shafique Ansari gave a tutorial, “Full duplex communication for 5G: Challenges, Opportunities and Applications” at the International Conference on Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications (WINCOM 2016) in Fez, Morocco, 28 Oct. The tutorial afforded present researchers and Ph.D. candidates ideas on what to base their theses on. The tutorial was […]
Posted: 11-10-2016
Dr. Qammer H. Abbasi, assistant research scientist at the Center for Remote Healthcare Technology and Systems Extension in Qatar and visiting lecturer in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program, gave an invited talk at the Sixth Annual World Congress of Nano Science and Technology (Nano S&T 2016) in Singapore, 26-28 Oct. Abbasi spoke about his […]
Posted: 11-10-2016
Mohamed Amine Arfaoui, research assistant under Dr. Ali Ghrayeb in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program, has been awarded a $1,200 travel grant to showcase his research through the Research Excellence Travel Grant Program. Arfaoui will present at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2016 in Washington, D.C., 4-8 Dec. The travel grants are an initiative of the […]
Posted: 11-03-2016



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