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University News, Tag: accolades

Salama to receive Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Ghada Salama, senior lecturer in chemical engineering, has been named a 2014 recipient of the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students University-level Distinguished Achievement Award for Student Relations. The 2014 Distinguished Achievement awards will be formally presented at 1:30 p.m. 28 April during ceremonies in Rudder Theatre at Texas A&M University in College […]

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Sachedina to present on the changing historical landscape of Oman

Dr. Amal Sachedina, postdoctoral fellow, Asia wing pre-planning, will present, “Sediment, Sentiment and National Modernity: The Interactions of Heritage and Landscape in Oman’s Conception of History.” The 26 March lecture will focus on the dalla, or the Omani coffee pot. The discussion will take social practices and knowledges induced by material form and function a […]

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Dragga presents on erasive rhetoric

Dr. Sam Dragga, professor of technical communication at Texas Tech University, presented “Erasive Rhetoric and Communities at Risk” 17 March. Using discourse analysis to review pertinent written communications across a 25-year period, Dragga identified a series of rhetorical techniques damaging to the safety, identity, and vitality of a community: name-changing, dismissive and derogatory descriptions, passive […]

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Economou presents lecture at physics seminar

Dr. Ioannis Economou, professor of chemical engineering, was invited to the Institute of Materials of ETH-Zurich in Switzerland 5 March. He presented, “Molecular Thermodynamics for Chemical Process and Product Design” during the ETH Polymer Physics Seminar. For information contact Amanda Field: amanda.field@qatar.tamu.edu, +974.4423.0288.

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CHEN honor society to establish first international chapter

The Chemical Engineering Program recently hosted a chattering ceremony to establish the first international chapter of Omega Chi Epsilon. During the ceremony, 55 chemical engineering students were inducted into the honor society. The charter for Omega Chi Epsilon was presented to Dr. Mark H. Weichold, dean and CEO, by Dr. Douglas Ludlow, present of Omega […]

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Campbell claims title of Chilimaster

Campbell claims title of Chilimaster John Campbell, assistant professor of health and kinesiology, and team leader of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, led team members Ali Mansour, Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani and Yehia Elebiary to victory, claiming the title of chilimasters during the 2014 chili cookoff. OASIS 101, led by Liticia Salter, took second place. Better Chili […]

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Allaham receives President’s Meritorious Service Award

Nancy Allaham, senior administrative coordinator for relocation, is one of only 15 individual recipients of the 2013-2014 Texas A&M University President’s Meritorious Service Award. This year’s honorees will be recognized by Interim President Mark Hussey 26 Feb. in College Station. Each individual recipient receives a $700 cash award, a commemorative plaque, and a lapel pin. […]

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Explorations features submission from Texas A&M at Qatar

Moiz Bohra and Asma Sadia have recently been published in Explorations journal, Texas A&M University’s undergraduate research journal. Their article is the first contribution from Texas A&M at Qatar in this publication. Explorations is aimed at highlighting success stories of the research experience of undergraduate students. More than 300 student abstracts were submitted, with only […]

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University research teams recognized during 15th UREP cycle

Seven University research teams have been recognized during the 15th cycle of the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). These new research projects include 16 undergraduate students. Lead principal investigators are Dr. Haitham Abu-Rub, professor of electrical engineering; Dr. Mahmood Amani, associate professor of petroleum engineering; Dr. Michael Fraim, associate professor of petroleum engineering; Dr. Bing […]

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University research teams recognized during 15th UREP cycle

Seven University research teams have been recognized during the 15th cycle of the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). These new research projects include 16 undergraduate students. Lead principal investigators are Dr. Haitham Abu-Rub, professor of electrical engineering; Dr. Mahmood Amani, associate professor of petroleum engineering; Dr. Michael Fraim, associate professor of petroleum engineering; Dr. Bing […]

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