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Texas A&M at Qatar student interns with CERN Detector Technology Program

Published Oct 05, 2016

Mechanical engineering student Fahad Al-Thani was awarded a place in a prestigious summer internship program at CERN in the Detector Technology Program in Switzerland for eight weeks.With funding from Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), Al-Thani is the second Qatari student to travel to Switzerland for a CERN internship. The first Qatari student to go to CERN was Abdulla…

Texas A&M at Qatar’s Engineering Enrichment Program fosters student training and innovation

Published Sep 04, 2016

Engineering students at Texas A&M University at Qatar are building on their classroom knowledge and bringing their imagined projects to life through the Engineering Enrichment Program (EEP).First offered in spring 2016, the program provides 26 short courses to students who want a more hands-on engineering experience to drive innovation and entrepreneurship.The program — which…

Five research teams from Texas A&M at Qatar involving 16 undergraduate students win UREP awards

Published Aug 15, 2016

Texas A&M at Qatar was awarded five Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) grants in the 19th cycle of the program by Qatar National Research Fund.These projects, which are instrumental in enriching students’ educational experiences, will involve 16 undergraduate students. The primary research mentors of the projects were Dr. Mahmood Amani (who received two awarded UREP projects);…

Al-Hashimi wins best research presentation award

Published Aug 04, 2016

Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi, research assistant professor in the Science Program, received the Best Research Presentation Award at the 2016 4th Asia Conference on Mechanical and Materials Engineering in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 14-18 July. Dr. Al-Hashimi’s presentation highlighted his research group's current progress in developing new materials in organic electronics and photovoltaic technologies. The…

Malavé takes his post as dean of Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Jul 17, 2016

Dr. César O. Malavé has taken his post as dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar.Malavé was previously professor and head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair. He was named to his new post earlier this spring.“Texas A&M University at Qatar is educating the next generation…

Bazzi receives second U.S. patent for Texas A&M at Qatar for novel catalyst

Published Jun 29, 2016

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, professor of chemistry and assistant dean for research at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has received a U.S. patent for a catalyst that makes a widely used type of chemical reaction more efficient.The patent is the second patent issued that involves Texas A&M at Qatar faculty. Bazzi developed the catalyst in collaboration with Dr. Dave Bergbreiter, professor in the…

Texas A&M at Qatar joins QF delegation to sign cooperation agreement with CERN

Published Apr 20, 2016

Texas A&M at Qatar's Dr. Othmane Bouhali, research associate professor and director of research computing, was part of Qatar Foundation's recent delegation that signed an international cooperation agreement with CERN. Bouhali has been involved in CERN's research program for the past 20 years. In 2013, he organized the first high-level meeting between CERN and Qatar. The agreement provides a framework…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts annual showcase highlighting research and industry partnerships

Published Apr 13, 2016

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted its fifth annual Research-Industry Partnership Showcase 12 April at the Al Gassar Resort, St. Regis Hotel in Doha. The annual event highlights the work performed by Texas A&M at Qatar researchers and aims to strengthen partnerships with local industry to maximize shared opportunities and pursuits of mutual interest. Through the showcase platform,…

QAFCO – Texas A&M at Qatar Conference 2016 focuses on renewable energy and managing CO2 emissions

Published Jan 17, 2016

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted experts from around the world 14 Jan. for the annual QAFCO – Texas A&M University at Qatar Conference 2016.The 2016 conference was the eighth presented in cooperation with Texas A&M at Qatar’s longtime industry collaborator, the Qatar Fertiliser Co. (QAFCO).“This important conference highlights the pressing need for industry and academia…

Texas A&M at Qatar MH370 research named one of the top math stories of 2015

Published Jan 06, 2016

Texas A&M mathematician Dr. Goong “Gordon” Chen’s research theorizing what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370) has been named one of the top math stories of 2015 by the American Mathematical Society (AMS).Chen and an interdisciplinary research team theorized that the ill-fated plane plunged vertically into the southern Indian Ocean in March 2014. The researchers’ computer…