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QAFCO – Texas A&M at Qatar Conference 2017 focuses on energy, food and water security for the future

Published Jan 16, 2017

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted experts from around the world 12 Jan. for the annual QAFCO – Texas A&M University at Qatar Conference 2017.The 2017 conference was presented in cooperation with Texas A&M at Qatar’s longtime…

Texas A&M at Qatar's Chem-E-Car team earns its highest rank ever

Published Jan 16, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar placed fifth out of more than 40 participating universities worldwide at the 2016 Chem-E-Car Competition and placed second in the poster presentations at…

Eighteen members inducted into chemical engineering honor society

Published Dec 08, 2016

Texas A&M at Qatar's chapter of Omega Chi Epsilon, the chemical engineering national honor society, inducted 18 undergraduate and graduate students 23 Nov. Current members and chemical engineering faculty, including Dr. César O. Malavé attended the ceremony. Omega Chi Epsilon, which started as a club in 2012 and then became the first chapter outside the U.S. in 2014, promotes excellence, original…

Markatos honored by National Technical University of Athens

Published Dec 08, 2016

The National Technical University of Athens recognized Dr. Nicolas Markatos, visiting professor in the Chemical Engineering Program, as one of its five most internationally cited research academics.

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty researchers receive TEES Engineering Genesis Awards

Published Dec 07, 2016

Two faculty members from Texas A&M University at Qatar were recognized with the Engineering Genesis Award for Multidisciplinary Research from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES).Dr. Nimir Elbashir…

Chemical engineering students tour ORYX GTL plant

Published Dec 01, 2016

A group of senior chemical engineering students recently visited ORYX GTL at its plant facilities in Ras Laffan. The trip was supervised by Dr. Nimir Elbashir, professor in the…

Fourth seminar of 2016-2017 ORYX GTL Seminar Series to look at zeolite catalysts

Published Nov 24, 2016

The Chemical Engineering Program will host the fourth seminar of the 2016-2017 ORYX GTL Seminar Series tomorrow (24 Nov.) from 4 to 5 p.m. in Lecture Hall 144. The lecture, "Novel Catalyst Technologies for Petrochemicals," will be delivered by Dr. Arthur Garforth, reader at the University of Manchester.

Chemical Engineering Program to host talk on microalgae

Published Nov 24, 2016

The Chemical Engineering Program will host Dr. Sulaiman Al-Zuhair, professor at the United Arab Emirates University, 30 Nov. from noon to 1 p.m. in Lecture Hall 238. In his talk, "Microalgae: Organisms of Significant Influence in Various Industries," Al-Zuhair will discuss the uses of microalgae in pharmaceutical applications and biodiesel production.

Rafique wins third place in student poster competition

Published Nov 24, 2016

Chemical engineering student Muhammad Ghufran Rafique won third place in the 2016 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition at the 2016 American Institute of Chemical Engineers' (AIChE) Annual Student…

2016-2017 ORYX GTL Seminar Series to host three talks next week

Published Nov 17, 2016

The Chemical Engineering Program will host three seminars of the 2016-2017 ORYX GTL Seminar Series next week (20-24 Nov.). Dr. Paul I. Barton, the Lammot du Pont Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will give a talk on natural gas value chains 20 Nov. Dr. Christophe Hardacre, head of school at the University of Manchester, will speak about heterogeneous…