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Nobel laureate to open chemistry conference Thursday

Published Jan 19, 2010

Texas A&M at Qatar next week will host chemistry scholars from several countries for the QAFCO-Texas A&M at Qatar Chemistry Conference 2010.Sponsored by Qatar Fertiliser Company, the conference will convene Thursday, 21 Jan., in the Texas A&M Engineering Building. Dr. Robert Grubbs, the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology…

Texas A&M at Qatar to host fall graduate recognition

Published Dec 03, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar on 17 Dec. will recognize seven engineering students who are degree candidates for the December term.The group of degree candidates comprises six men and one woman. Five are from Qatar, one is from Egypt, and one is from Syria; two candidates are chemical engineers, two are electrical engineers, two are mechanical engineers and one is a petroleum…

Rowe's work published in book on chronometric analysis

Published Nov 30, 2009

Dr. Marvin Rowe, professor of chemistry, has an essay titled "Nondestructive radiocarbon dating: naturally mummified infant burial bundle from SW Texas" in a new book of collected papers, "Readings in Chronometric Analysis: Selections from American Antiquity and Latin American Antiquity, 1935-2006," published by the Society for American Archaeology Press.In the introduction,…

University offices closed for Eid al-Adha break

Published Nov 25, 2009

University offices will be closed and classes are dismissed 26 Nov.-1 Dec. for the Eid al-Adha holiday. University offices reopen and classes resume on 2 Dec.

Nobel laureate Hänsch lectures in Education City

Published Oct 25, 2009

Professor Theodor W. Hänsch, winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize in physics, on Monday delivered a lecture, "Heart Beat of Light," to an audience of faculty, staff, students and local scientists in the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City. Hänsch, director of the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Germany, shared his work on the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy,…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts Qatar Engineering Day

Published Oct 21, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar today hosted 700 Qatari high school students for Qatar Engineering Day. A joint project with Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Engineering Day is designed to introduce students to Education City and to raise awareness about the importance of engineering, specifically the engineering programs offered at Texas A&M at Qatar."The State of Qatar is a dynamic state, developing…

Science program to present lecture on rare isotope research

Published Oct 14, 2009

Dr. Klaus Dieter Arnim Wendt, professor of physics at the University of Maiz, on Thursday will present "Quantum Optics for Rare Isotope Research via RIMS." The lecture will focus on the theoretical background and the experimental prerequisites that are elaborated for the development and application of the techniques to obtain highest isotopic selectivity. The lecture is scheduled to begin  at 12…

Texas A&M at Qatar to host distinguished lecture series

Published Oct 08, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar next week will host the first installment of its distinguished lecture series. The lecture series is designed to encourage discourse among the Texas A&M at Qatar and the local communities on important topics in the field of engineering.The first lecture of the series, "Engineering Education in Transition," on 20 Oct. will be presented by Dr. L.S. "Skip"…

Texas A&M at Qatar engineering programs accredited

Published Aug 19, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar this week received notification that the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET has conferred accreditation on all four of the University's engineering programs in Qatar.ABET is the premier accreditation authority for institutions offering degree programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology. Accreditation means that…

Rowe studies pigments used in ancient rock paintings

Published Aug 04, 2009

Dr. Marvin Rowe, professor of chemistry, on 21 July, presented the lecture "Dating Ancient Rock Paintings" at the Albuquerque Archaeological Society meeting. During the summer, Rowe also participated in two archaeological field trips. The first was to the Shumla School of Rock Art Studies at Comstock, Texas.…