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Texas A&M at Qatar outstanding graduates recognized

Published May 27, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar recognized its outstanding graduates at a recent Suhoor honoring graduating seniors and master’s students. Each graduate was named Student of the Year by Texas A&M at Qatar’s six academic programs and Graduate Studies. From left to right: Alaa Abdalla, liberal arts; Ahmad Jamal A A Al-Kuwari, mechanical engineering; Abouelkassim Becetti, electrical engineering; Menatollah…

Bonachi and Gandra place first and second in poster presentations

Published Mar 13, 2019

Dr. Marc Comi Bonachi, postdoctoral research associate under research associate professor Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi, won first place for his poster, “Synthesis of Conjugated Monomers Based on N-Alkyl-Bisthiazole-Dicarboximide Derivatives for Use in Transistor Devices.” Dr. Upendar Gandra, postdoctoral research associate under associate dean for research Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, won second place for his…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts colloquium on light technologies that can promote the goal of a knowledge-based Qatari economy

Published Mar 13, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted a colloquium, “Light: A New Nobel Prize for a Trillion-dollar Business,” at the HBKU Cinema to highlight the research work being done at Texas A&M at Qatar that is truly affecting Qatar’s future. The colloquium…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts international math workshop

Published Feb 10, 2019

A group of notable mathematicians from around the world recently gathered at Texas A&M University at Qatar for the international workshop, “Analysis and Geometry in Several Complex Variables III.” The meeting — held in the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City — focused on recent results and developments in the analysis and geometry of several complex variables, CR manifolds and…

Texas A&M at Qatar professor elevated to IEEE Fellow for contributions to artificial intelligence

Published Feb 07, 2019

Dr. Tingwen Huang, a mathematics professor in the Science Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been elevated to Fellow grade of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized as a prestigious honor and a distinctive career achievement. Huang was recognized “for contributions to dynamical analysis of neural…

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi named fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Published Dec 31, 2018

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, associate dean for research at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) in recognition of his global contributions to the field of chemistry. In addition to his role as associate dean for research, Bazzi is a professor of chemistry and executive director of development, engagement and outreach. He is also professor…

Medical and High Energy Physics research group wins second place in presentation competition

Published Dec 19, 2018

The Medical and High Energy Physics research group at Texas A&M at Qatar, headed by research professor Dr. Othmane Bouhali, recently placed second in the presentation competition at the International Workshop on Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy in Beirut, Lebanon. Temporary research associate Yassine Toufique, technical laboratory coordinator Maya Abi Akl and Bouhali presented the results of…

Tzortzakis delivers plenary lecture at terahertz conference in Russia

Published Nov 07, 2018

Dr. Stylianos Tzortzakis, physics professor in the Science Program, delivered the plenary lecture, "Extreme THz fields from near and mid-infrared laser filaments," at the International Conference on Terahertz and Microwave Radiation in October in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Tzortzakis’ presentation covered the most recent achievements of his research group in producing and using powerful THz sources.…

Tzortzakis delivers plenary lecture at conference in Moscow

Published Oct 10, 2018

Dr. Stylianos Tzortzakis, physics professor in the Science Program, delivered the plenary lecture, "Molded filaments and applications," at the International Conference on Ultrafast Optical Science in Moscow, Russia. The conference brought together more than 150 experts from around the world. Tzortzakis’ presentation covered the most recent…

Krolikowski and Switkowski publish paper in Nature Photonics

Published Aug 08, 2018

Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Krzysztof Switkowski and physics professor Dr. Wieslaw Krolikowski from the Science Program have recently published research in Nature Photonics, a journal with an impact factor of 38. Co-written with collaborators from Australia, China and Germany, the paper, "Three-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal in ferroelectric barium calcium titanate," provides an…