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Petroleum engineering honor society holds induction ceremony

Published Dec 08, 2016

Texas A&M at Qatar's branch of the national honor society of petroleum engineering, Pi Epsilon Tau, inducted two students 28 Nov. The event acquainted the new inductees on the traditions and values of the society, which include…

Petroleum engineering students awarded at electronic poster event

Published Dec 08, 2016

The Petroleum Engineering Program hosted an electronic poster presentation for its senior students to showcase their research projects 30 Nov. Enad Qaraqe placed first, Khalid Saifaldeen placed second and Mohamed Abdul…

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…

Amani wins SPE distinguished achievement award

Published Dec 01, 2016

Dr. Mahmood Amani, associate professor in the Petroleum Engineering Program, was awarded the 2016 Society of Petroleum Engineers' (SPE) Middle East Regional Distinguished Achievement Award. The award recognizes Amani's teaching record, research, contributions to the profession and achievements in advising students. This is the highest attainable award for a petroleum engineering faculty member in…

Texas A&M at Qatar to host workshop on smart drilling fluids

Published Dec 01, 2016

Texas A&M at Qatar will host a workshop, "Smart Drilling Fluids: Current and Future Challenges," tomorrow (1 Dec.) in Lecture Hall 238 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The workshop will bring together leading scientists, researchers and industry experts in the Middle East to exchange research results on drilling fluids. The workshop is a result of a Qatar National Research…

University of Manchester professor to explore collaboration opportunities

Published Nov 17, 2016

Dr. Stephen Flint, professor and associate vice president at the University of Manchester, will be visiting Texas A&M at Qatar 21 Nov. to survey potential ties and collaborative opportunities between the branch campus and the University of Manchester. Flint's visit will be hosted by the Petroleum Engineering Program.

GFRC launches outreach program

Published Nov 17, 2016

The TEES Gas and Fuels Research Center (GFRC), under the umbrella of the ORYX GTL Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program, launched an outreach program to educate elementary and high school Qatari students about the role of natural gas in the global energy market. The program presents simple models to students about the technologies used for natural gas utilization in Qatar. GFRC researchers visited the…

Elbashir gives invited lecture at natural gas workshop

Published Nov 17, 2016

Dr. Nimir Elbashir, professor of chemical and petroleum engineering and director of the TEES Gas and Fuels Research Center (GFRC), gave an invited talk and served as a panelist at The American Institute of Chemical Engineers' Natural Gas Utilization Workshop titled, "Overcoming Hurdles of Technology Innovation," 2 Nov. in Morgantown, West Virginia. In his talk, "Challenges in Natural Gas Monetization:…

Kelessidis' conference paper selected for print in SPE flagship journal

Published Nov 17, 2016

Dr. Vassilios Kelessidis, adjunct professor in the Petroleum Engineering Program, and Research Associate Zisis Vryzas's conference paper, "Development and Testing of Novel Drilling Fluids Using Fe2O3 and SiO2 Nanoparticles for for Enhanced Drilling Operations," was chosen for selection in the November 2016 issue of the Society of Petroleum Engineers' flagship publication the Journal of Petroleum…

Rahman appointed adjunct professor

Published Nov 17, 2016

Dr. Aziz Rahman, assistant professor in the Petroleum Engineering Program, has been appointed adjunct professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada. In this role, Rahman will jointly supervise graduate students and further research collaborations.