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University News, Tag: accolades

Mechanical engineering senior design project wins Engineering Project Showcase in College Station

A capstone senior design project by a team of mechanical engineering majors from Texas A&M University at Qatar won their division in the 2014 Texas A&M University Engineering Project Showcase 25 April in College Station. Seniors Mohannad Mohamed (pictured above with the team’s award), Jassim Al-Maadadi and Abdulla Marafi topped 78 other teams in the […]

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Mansour Wins SANS “Hacker” Awards

Texas A&M at Qatar’s Yaser Mansour, security analyst, won a computer forensics competition hosted by SANS. The event was part of the SANS’ Advanced Forensics and Analysis Course. Mansour led a team of four to victory over 15 other participants, performing most of the analysis himself. As part of the contest, participants were presented a scenario […]

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Faculty and staff honored at annual ceremony

Many members of University faculty and staff were recently honored in the annual faculty and staff awards 27 April View the full list of recipients below: Texas A&M University Long-Term Service Recognition Kerry Noack—25 years Mark Ridgway—25 years STAR Awards Rola Abou Ghaida Maricel Colocado Lina Masad Wesam Mansour Faculty Excellence Award Dr. Haitham Abu-Rub […]

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SALSA recognizes student achievements

Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted the annual Student Affairs Leadership and Student Achievement (SALSA) Awards, 24 April. The event celebrated student achievements throughout the year, and awards were presented to individuals and student organizations demonstrating University core values. View the full list of award winners below. Athletics Awards Boys Soccer MVP- Georges Saade Boys […]

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Karkoub named senior member of IEEE

Dr. Mansour Karkoub, professor of mechanical engineering, has been elevated to the grade of senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The senior member grade is the highest grade for which members can apply. Out of the 431,000 members of the IEEE, only 7 percent achieve the grade of senior member. […]

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Electrical and computer engineering Demo Day winners announced

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Program hosted a Demo Day for students to display and present their senior design projects. First place was awarded to Ahmed Mohamed, Nouran Mohamed, Arian Yusuf and Mouhyemen A. Khan for their work, “WiCon Robo-Hand“. Khalid Alhendawi, Cathy Al-Haddad, Aisha Essa, Mohammed Al-Hawaj, Nasser Al-Marri and Abdulaziz Al-Fehani took second place for their […]

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Electrical and computer engineering Demo Day winners announced

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Program hosted a Demo Day for students to display and present their senior design projects. First place was awarded to Ahmed Mohamed, Nouran Mohamed, Arian Yusuf and Mouhyemen A. Khan for their work, “WiCon Robo-Hand“. Khalid Alhendawi, Cathy Al-Haddad, Aisha Essa, Mohammed Al-Hawaj, Nasser Al-Marri and Abdulaziz Al-Fehani took second place for their […]

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University celebrates student workers

The University celebrated all student workers 20-24 April. Student employees of the year awards were announced during the SALSA award ceremony. This year’s winners were Ahmad Adil Yoosuf, for excellence and loyalty; Haitham Al-Haidari, for excellence and leadership; and Hanaa Loutfy, for excellence and service. For information contact Cherine Hamed: cherine.hamed@qatar.tamu.edu, +974.4423.0475.

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Liu to receive Ph.D.

Yushan Liu, research assistant in the electrical engineering program, will receive her Ph.D. for her thesis, “Research on Control Method for Quasi-Z-Source Cascade Multilevel Photovoltaic Inverter.” She is working under the direction of Dr. Haitham Abu-Rub, professor of electrical engineering, and Dr. Ge Baoming, professor with the School of Electrical Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University.

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RDP awards travel grants to University researchers

Three Texas A&M at Qatar researchers have been awarded travel grants to showcase their research through the Research Excellence Travel Grant. Ahmed ElSerogi, Islam Safak Bayram and Veeranna Yempally are this quarter’s recipients of $1,500 travel grants. An initiative of the Researcher Development Program (RDP), the grants provide financial support to cover conference related travel […]

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