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University News, Tag: events

Elbashir receives NSF funding

The National Science Foundation (NSF) provided an award to Dr. Nimir Elbashir, associate professor of chemical engineering, Dr. Kenneth Hall, associate dean for research and graduate studies and holder of the Jack E. Frances Brown Chair, and Dr. Mahmoud El-Halwagi, professor of chemical engineering and holder of the McFerrin Professorship at Texas A&M University, to […]

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Panagiotopoulos to present next lecture in DLS

Dr. Athanassios Panagiotopoulous, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and director of Graduate Studies, Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Science, will present, “Molecular Simulation of Phase Equilibria and Self-Assembly,” on 28 Oct. The lecture will provide a review of molecular simulation methods for modeling phase equilibria and self-assembly. The event is […]

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Alfoqaha to evaluate leafless pacemaker fixation

Dr. Arshad Alfoqaha of Medtronic, will present, “Evaluation of Leadless Pacemaker Fixation: Deterministic Methods vs. Statistical Methods Using DFSS Predictive Engineering,” on 27 Oct. The lecture will focus on how key requirements of the percutanenous leadless pacing system serve as the reliability of the fixation mechanism. The event is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. […]

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Amani receives top accolades

Dr. Mahmood Amani, associate professor of petroleum engineering, was selected as a 2013 recipient of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Regional Service Award for the Middle East, North Africa and India region. For information contact Ghada Hamed: ghada.hamed@qatar.tamu.edu, +974.4423.0263

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CHEN students take first place

Meera Abu Soufah, representing AIChE-Qatar student chapter in the student debates of recent Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (MEPEC) conference in Bahrain last week. She and her team won first place in the competition. For information contact Amanda Field: amanda.field@qatar.tamu.edu, +974.4423.0288.

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Texas A&M at Qatar to host materials congress

Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University at Qatar received approval from The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society to host an international conference titled TMS Middle East–Mediterranean Materials Congress on Energy and Infrastructure Systems. The conference will come to Doha 11-14 Jan. 2015. This conference is expected to attract experts from all around the world […]

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MKOPSC in Doha hosts steering committee meeting

The newly established Qatar branch of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC) at Texas A&M at Qatar hosted its first Steering Committee meeting on 29 Sept. The meeting gathered representatives of the center’s industry consortium (QP, Rasgas, Qatargas, ConocoPhillips, Oxy, QAFAC, QAPCO, EMRQ and Shell) forming the Qatar Industrial Advisory Committee, faculty fellows […]

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Scully to discuss lasers and masers

Dr. Marlan O. Scully, Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy at Texas A&M University; director, IQSE; director, CTP; TEES Distinguished Research Chair, will present “From Masers and Lasers to Phasers and Qasers,” on 6 October. The lecture will focus on how lasers and masers typically require population inversion. However, with phase coherent atoms (phasers), […]

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Nassr to defend thesis

Laial Bani Nassr will defend her thesis on 3 Oct. Her work focuses on modeling the behavior in the reactor bed (‘macro-scale’ assessment) and then zooming into the catalyst pellet itself (‘micro-scale’ assessment). The aim of this research is to simulate the heat and mass transfer behavior inside the reactor bed, identify typical conditions that […]

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Aggie women’s team to play Hoyas

The Aggie women’s basketball team will continue season play against the Hoyas of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service on 9 Oct. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Hamad bin Khalifa University Student Center gym. For information contact Kelli Campbell: kelli.campbell@qatar.tamu.edu, +974.4423.0294.

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