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Texas A&M at Qatar program encourages school students to innovate solutions for water security challenges

Published Jan 22, 2019

Thirty students in grades 9 through 12 from schools across Qatar brought their inner inventors to life during the weeklong Qatar Invents engineering camp designed to evoke innovative solutions to real-world challenges in Qatar. Qatar Invents was presented by Texas A&M at Qatar and sponsored by Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. (Oxy Qatar). Occidental has joined the branch campus’s strategic…

Students visit RBAT facilities to learn about advanced defense technologies

Published Jan 16, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar students Ali Alashar, Ahmad Al-Kuwari, Sara Al-Mulla, Nasser Al-Thani and Saeed Binnoora visited Rheinmetall Barzan Advanced Technologies (RBAT) at QSTP last week. Students were given a rare opportunity to enter the unmanned vehicle workshop where demonstrations were conducted on interactive screens, as well as on the vehicles themselves. RBAT had recently introduced two unmanned…

Students display Qatar Histories website at Education City United

Published Jan 15, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar students hosted a booth at Education City United to promote its newly launched website, http://qatarhistories.org/. The online archival footage and recorded history celebrates and documents Qatar's history. Fay AlSulaiti, one of Qatar Histories project members, said, “The project was born a few years ago, and every year students update and develop it, and we participated…

Ghrayeb elevated to IEEE Fellow

Published Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Ali Ghrayeb, a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering 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. Ghrayeb was recognized “for contributions to modulation…

Srinivasa named fellow of the Society of Engineering Science

Published Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Arun Srinivasa has been named a fellow of the Society of Engineering Science. Srinivasa is a professor in the mechanical engineering program and is the J. Mike Walker ‘66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University as the Holdredge/Paul Professor. His research interests include the plasticity of metals and polymers, thermomechanics of dissipative processes, dislocation…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts alumni

Published Jan 07, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar alumni and university leaders recently gathered together to reconnect and discuss various aspects of student and alumni success. Engagement with graduates—and the feedback they provide—is of great importance to the branch campus, which takes great pride in the achievements of its graduates, which Texas A&M calls "former students." Mariam Al Meer, a Class of 2012 chemical…

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…

Texas A&M at Qatar awarded 11 grants by QNRF that address Qatar’s needs

Published Dec 20, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar was awarded 11 projects from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) in Cycle 11 of the National Priorities Research Program, and its research office was named the Best Research Office of the Year. This is the for the fourth year in a row the research office has been recognized by QNRF and the sixth time in the past seven years. The research office is responsible…

Eslami research project on hate speech receives funding from Texas A&M VPR

Published Dec 19, 2018

Liberal arts professor and program chair Dr. Zohreh Eslami and research collaborators from main campus have had their project selected for funding by the vice president of research at Texas A&M, Dr. Mark A Barteau. The project, "The Pragmatics of Othering: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Cyberhate," examines hate speech from an interdisciplinary approach and finds ways to counter it.

Ruimi serves on jury panel for HMC symposium

Published Dec 19, 2018

Mechanical engineering associate professor Dr. Annie Ruimi served on the jury panel of Hamad Medical Corporation's Eighth Surgical Research and Innovation Ideas Ibn Ishaq Symposium 2018, recently. The symposium explored new ideas at the crossroads of engineering and medicine. Dr. Ruimi served on a five-panel jury overseeing the technological track in which nine teams presented and had their proposals…