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American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME, a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, has been in establishment since 1880.  ASME has helped the global engineering community to develop solutions to real world challenges.  ASME’s mission is to serve diverse global communities by advancing, disseminating and applying engineering knowledge for improving the quality of life; and communicating the excitement of engineering ( edge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world.  TAMUQ student chapter of ASME has been established in 2005 and has been recognized as one of the most active student organizations on campus.  The TAMUQ student chapter of ASME offers variety of  opportunities for academic and professional development including paper presentations, invited presentations, workshops to improve student interview skills, leadership symposia, etc.
The 2013 ASME Student Professional Development Symposium
Texas A&M University at Qatar student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) held its second annual Student Professional Development Symposium on Saturday, April 27, 2013.  Over 22 students competed for prizes in three different tracks.  This included, Senior Design Track, Team Presentation Track, and Individual Presentation Track.  This annual event has been created to allow Mechanical Engineering students to showcase their design projects as well as their oral communication skills.  The top three recognitions were awarded to:

Senior Design Track

First Place

Project title: Design of a Flywheel Installation and Manipulation Kit
Akanksha Menon
Deepika Sai Jonnalagadda
Aravindh Rajan
Nabil Ibrik
Second Place
Project title: Shell Eco Marathon (SEM) Car Dynamometer
Marwan Said Abdollah Said
Khaled Khaled
Kareem Kotb
Shaikha Al-Suawaidi
Third Place
Project title: Water Bottle Assisted Lift
Zaid Yehya Abou Qamar
Feras Abdul Majid
Jaganath Gangadaran

Team Presentation Track

Ahmed Al-Sumaiti
Ali Al-Mannai
Abdulla Marafia
Ahmed Abu-Ghazala
Abdulrahnam Al-Ghanem

Individual Presentation Track

Benjamin Babcock 

The Mechanical Engineering faculty, staff, and students are grateful to the industry panel of the judges including Showkath Ali. K.C. from Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO), Houssam M. Khazaal from Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO)), Ali Hassiri from Al Shaheen Well Services Company and Mr. Fady Alaham from Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ), for their time and interest in joining us at this event.