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Texas A&M at Qatar students receive Aggie Rings

Published Sep 17, 2018

Fifty-seven students from Texas A&M University at Qatar recently received their Aggie Rings in a ceremony in Education City. Texas A&M University students are called “Aggies” and that tradition continues at Texas A&M’s branch campus in Doha. The Aggie Ring is the most visible symbol of the Aggie Network that connects graduates of Texas A&M around the world. Dating back more than 100 years, the Aggie…

Texas A&M at Qatar welcomes newly admitted master’s students

Published Sep 16, 2018

Faculty, administrators and current master’s students at Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed a new class of incoming master’s students in chemical engineering for the 2018-2019 academic year during Graduate Orientation Day in the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City. Graduate Orientation Day provided a comprehensive session for 15 new master’s students about the branch campus’s…

Former student launches new job search company

Published Sep 12, 2018

Former student Haitham Al-Haidari ’15 has started a new company, Ajeer, to connect freelancers with job opportunities and for companies to advertise openings.

Former student interviewed on podcast discussing international relations

Published Sep 12, 2018

Former student Wardah Amir ’14 was recently interviewed on the Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security podcast. Listen to the episode here. Amir is pursuing a master’s degree in security policy studies at George Washington University.

Al-Hashimi and Kakosimos engage students in solar energy research

Published Sep 12, 2018

Research associate professor in the Science Program Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi and Dr. Konstantinos Kakosimos, associate professor in the Chemical Engineering Program, hosted and supervised undergraduate and graduate students' research activities this past summer at Texas A&M at Qatar. Hassan Soliman an undergraduate student from Penn State University, and graduate student Karim Ashour from Europa-University…

Texas A&M at Qatar welcomes largest-ever incoming class

Published Sep 11, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed its largest-ever incoming class, with 147 new students enrolling in engineering programs in Fall 2018. The 105 members of the freshman Class of 2022 bring Texas A&M at Qatar’s total enrollment this semester to 559, including both undergraduate and graduate students. Of the new undergraduate students, 47 percent are Qatari, bringing the branch…

Schuller attends project-based learning workshop offered by Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Published Sep 11, 2018

Dr. Michael Schuller, instructional associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program, participated in the 2018 Workshop on Project-based Learning, a two-day intensive program designed by Worcester Polytechnic Institute to help educators from Texas A&M further develop their skills at implementing best practices in project-based education. Schuller joined approximately 28 educators on the…

Texas A&M at Qatar welcomes incoming students during Aggie Life 101 orientation

Published Sep 02, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed its incoming freshmen students at orientation during the three-day Aggie Life 101, a series of seminars, workshops and activities so students can learn about Texas A&M and its unique traditions, as well as what it takes to succeed at a world-renowned engineering institution. About 150 new students attended orientation and are expected to report for classes…

CTL hosts August 2018 cycle of engineering enrichment courses

Published Aug 30, 2018

The Center for Teaching and Learning held the August cycle of engineering enrichment courses this week. Seven different trainings were offered, including Introduction to Python, SOLIDWORKS, Wooden Works, 3D Laser Cutting, Advanced Presentation and PowerPoint Skills, 3D Printing and Managing Safely. Students designed and fabricated products, learned new skills, deepened their knowledge and mastered…

Aggie freshmen visit Italy for leadership seminar

Published Aug 29, 2018

Five incoming Texas A&M at Qatar freshmen were selected, along with 30 freshmen from Texas A&M, to travel to Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy for the Memorial Student Center Champe Fitzhugh International Honors Leadership Seminar in July. The program is a joint collaboration between the Department of Student Affairs at Texas A&M at Qatar and the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M and serves as a personal…