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Texas A&M at Qatar hosts prestigious chemistry conference

Published Jan 08, 2012

Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed attendees to the 14th International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Conference on Polymers and Organic Chemistry (POC 2012) at the Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel on 6 Jan. The conference is being held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, minister of energy and industry, and Qatar is the first country…

SYNFACTS highlights Bazzi research

Published Nov 01, 2011

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, associate professor of chemistry and science program chair, was recently highlighted in SYNFACTS, a monthly publication summarizing current research results in synthetic organic chemistry as they appear in primary literature.The article, titled "Polyethylene Oligomer Supported Olefin Metathesis Catalysts," was written in collaboration…

Raghavachari to give keynote at chemistry conference

Published Jan 19, 2011

Texas A&M at Qatar this week will host chemistry scholars from several countries for the QAFCO-Texas A&M at Qatar Chemistry Conference 2011.Sponsored by Qatar Fertiliser Company, the conference will convene Thursday, 20 Jan., in the Texas A&M Engineering…

MEEN professors demonstrate electricity and magnetism

Published Nov 29, 2010

Dr. John Bryant, associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Dr. Andrew Conkey, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, hosted over 100 4th grade students from the American School at Doha (ASD) this week.Drs. Bryant and Conkey assembled a variety of demonstrations and hands-on activities, as students…

Texas A&M at Qatar graduates 52 engineers

Published May 06, 2010

Texas A&M at Qatar walked 52 new engineers across the commencement stage on Thursday to receive their diploma during the May 2010 commencement.The ceremony took place in the Al-Dafna Conference Hall of the Sheraton Doha Hotel and Resort.  For information contact Dr. Kerry Noack: kerry.noack@qatar.tamu.edu.

Spring 2010 edition Aggie Platform published

Published May 04, 2010

The Office of Marketing and Communications at Texas A&M at Qatar has published the spring 2010 issue of the Aggie Platform.The issue contains a cover story on NASA astronaut Cpt. Mike Foreman's mission to the International Space Station, and visit to Texas A&M at Qatar…

Nha receives Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Published Mar 18, 2010

Dr. Hyunchul Nha, assistant professor of physics, has been awarded a Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers.Through the fellowship, Nha will be able to continue his research at the Institute of Quantum Physics at the University of Ulm for three months per year until 2012. For information contact Dr. Hynchul Nha: hyunchul.nha@qatar.tamu.edu.

Science program offers lecture on plasmonic crystals

Published Feb 18, 2010

Dr. Slobodan Vukovic, principal research fellow and professor of physics at the Institute of Physics and faculty of physics at University of Belgrade, presented a talk about plasmonic crystals on Thursday.The lecture offered basic principles and major achievements of plasmon guiding and placed special emphasis on planar metal-dielectric superlattices.…

Science Program hosts lecture on screened hybrid methods

Published Feb 01, 2010

Dr. Gustavo E. Scuseria, Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry and professor of physics and astronomy at Rice University, on Sunday presented "Screened hybrid methods for solid-state physics and chemistry." The lecture focused on current efforts to develop more accurate electronic structure methods for both molecules and solids. For information contact Hala El-Dakak: hala.el-dakak@qatar.tamu.edu.

Texas A&M at Qatar hosted Nobel laureate to open chemistry conference

Published Jan 25, 2010

Scholars meet to discuss changes in the field of chemistry.More than 100 chemistry scholars attended the fourth annual QAFCO-Texas A&M at Qatar Chemistry Conference. Sponsored by Qatar Fertiliser Company, the conference aims to bring the latest in global research in the field of chemistry to the State of Qatar and the region.