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University News, Tag: education

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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Ochoa to discuss hybrid interfaces

Dr. Ozden Ochoa, Texas A&M professor emeritus of mechanical engineering and TEES senior research professor, will present “Creating and Characterizing Hybrid Interfaces” 28 April. Ochoa’s talk will focus on the design and assessment of the interface between Ti (or NiTi) foil and T300 textile reinforced bismaleimide-based matrix composites (PMC) for high-temperature applications. The lecture will begin at noon […]

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University to welcome new class Saturday

Current students, faculty and staff will welcome the new class to campus Saturday during the Aggie Welcome Reception, an annual event in which newly admitted students and their parents are invited to spend a day at the University. “After a comprehensive review process, we offered admission to a very selective group of high achievers,” said Maha Ayyash, director […]

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Aggies visit Compass International School children

Students in Deanna Rasmussen’s oral skills class recently visited Compass International School where they gave presentations to the school children. The presentations were about different aspects of Qatari culture, including clothing, holidays, food and hospitality. Children learned to sing the Garangao song, sampled maamoul and dressed up in traditional clothing. The visit also gave Texas A&M at Qatar […]

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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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Texas Tech professor speaks on research failures

Dr. Rebecca Rickly gave a talk, “Failing Forward: Learning from Research Failures,” 15 April on campus. Rickly’s talk, part of the Liberal Arts Guest Speaker Series, offered a series of narrative failures undergirding complete, published research that shed light on the understanding, teaching and representation of research. These stories provided a lens that faculty might use […]

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Electrical engineering hosts short course on compressed sensing

Dr. Hussein Alnuweiri, professor and program chair of electrical engineering, recently hosted a short course, “An Introduction to (Bayesian) Compressed Sensing with Applications in Communication and Signal Processing.” The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Tareq Y. Al-Naffouri, associate professor of electrical engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and associate professor […]

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Texas Tech professor to speak on research failures 15 April

Dr. Rebecca Rickly will give a talk, “Failing Forward: Learning from Research Failures,” 15 April at noon in lecture hall 144. Rickly’s talk, part of the Liberal Arts Guest Speaker Series, will offer a series of narrative failures undergirding complete, published research that shed light on the understanding, teaching and representation of research. These stories […]

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