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SEC honors outstanding faculty

Published Nov 17, 2014

The Student Engineers' Council (SEC) at Texas A&M at Qatar has announced the results of the best professor awards. The winning faculty were selected according to a survey sent out to the student body in October and were recognized at the SEC's annual faculty appreciation dinner. This year's honored faculty were:Best Chemical Engineering Professor: Dr. Ahmed Abdel…

Researchers build tractor beam to move particles using light

Published Nov 11, 2014

Optical trapping…

Weichold appoints three Dean's Fellows

Published Nov 05, 2014

Dr. Mark H. Weichold, dean and CEO of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has announced the appointment of three faculty fellows: Dr. Tingwen Huang, Dr. James Rogers and Dr. Bing Guo.Huang has been named Dean’s Fellow for Recognition of Faculty’s Excellence and Achievements, a position in which Huang will coordinate Texas A&M at Qatar's efforts…

Teaching with Technology proposals selected

Published Sep 24, 2014

Three proposals in the Teaching Innovation with Technology Competition have been selected for implementation, the competition selection committee announced.The awarded proposals for implementation are:Exploration and development tools for visual support of learning and training “Google Glass”Dr. Konstantinos Kakosimos, Chemical Engineering ProgramFlipped…

Texas A&M at Qatar announces administrative leadership changes

Published Sep 03, 2014

Dr. Mark H. Weichold, dean and CEO of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has announced several key administrative changes within the campus.Dr. Eyad Masad has been named executive associate dean; Dr. Hassan Bazzi has been appointed assistant dean for research and graduate studies; and Dr. Hamid Parsaei is now director of Texas A&M at Qatar’s academic outreach.These changes were…

Texas A&M at Qatar researchers receive UREP awards

Published Aug 06, 2014

Texas A&M at Qatar has received three awards totaling more than $68,000 from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). UREP aims to enhance the learning experiences of undergraduate students by encouraging faculty members to integrate students into their ongoing scholarly and professional activities. UREP engages undergraduates through…

Texas A&M at Qatar researchers receive travel grants

Published Jul 16, 2014

Three Texas A&M at Qatar researchers have been awarded travel grants to showcase their research through the Research Excellence Travel Grant. Amro Abdel Khalek Abdel Nabi, Thor-Bjørn Ottosen, Haw-Lih Su and are this quarter’s recipients of $1,500 travel grants. Nabi is a research associate in the Electrical and Computer Engineirng Program working with Dr. Hussein Al Nuweiri.…

Texas A&M at Qatar receives $31.7 million in research awards from Qatar National Research Fund

Published May 27, 2014

Texas A&M at Qatar has been awarded Exceptional Proposal recognition by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) at QNRF sixth annual Research Forum.Texas A&M at Qatar received 38 awards out of 118 proposals submitted -- a 32 percent success rate -- totaling $31.7 million in research funding.Dr.…

University to host one-day workshop on photonics

Published May 04, 2014

Texas A&M at Qatar will host "New Frontiers in Photonics - Looking Toward the International Year of Light 2015 Workshop," 25 May. Photonics is the science of harnessing light. It plays a major role in driving economic growth and employment throughout the world, while solving important societal challenges in information and consumer technologies, renewable energy, health, manufacturing and security.…

University to host QAFCO-Texas A&M at Qatar Conference

Published Jan 05, 2014

Texas A&M University at Qatar will host the QAFCO-Texas A&M at Qatar Conference 2014 on 9 Jan. at the University’s Engineering Building. The conference’s theme will focus on nanotechnology and energy, an arena in which Qatar aims to be a global major future player. The conference features an impressive technical program and sessions showcasing opinions and research from some of the world’s most…