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Texas A&M at Qatar welcomes new master’s and Ph.D. students

Published Sep 12, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently welcomed a new class of 13 master’s students in chemical engineering for the 2019-2020 academic year during Graduate Orientation. Also in attendance were several new Ph.D. students from Texas A&M’s main campus in College Station, Texas…

Srinivasa awarded ASME Warner Medal

Published Sep 09, 2019

Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Arun Srinivasa has been named recipient of the 2019 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Worcester Reed Warner Medal for outstanding contributions to the permanent literature of engineering.

Texas A&M at Qatar’s Aggie Life 101 orientation welcomes new students to campus

Published Aug 31, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently welcomed about 140 new students during the three-day Aggie Life 101 orientation ahead of the start of the fall semester. Students and graduates of Texas A&M University are called “Aggies” and that tradition continues at Texas A&M’s branch campus…

Bazzi honored as 2019 Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Published Aug 28, 2019

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, associate dean for research at Texas A&M University at Qatar, was recently honored as a 2019 Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in recognition of his outstanding achievements in chemistry and contributions to…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts QAST students in STEM Hub

Published Aug 28, 2019

Incoming students from the Qatar Academy for Science & Technology spent part of their first week of school working at Texas A&M University at Qatar in its STEM Hub, which is funded by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). Eleven 10th grade students learned the history and engineering…

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty invited to submit proposals for transformative educational experience grants

Published Aug 15, 2019

The Center for Teaching and Learning at Texas A&M University at Qatar has issued its annual call for proposals for transformative educational experiences for students of the branch campus. These experiences, often also described as high-impact educational practices, are intended to shape significantly a student’s education by fostering such attributes as critical and creative thinking, communication…

Incoming freshmen join leadership seminar in Italy

Published Aug 14, 2019

Incoming Texas A&M University at Qatar freshmen — Omar Affifi, Sayed Afnaan Ahmed, Fatima Ali, Wejdan Al-Sanadi, and Beena Debnath — joined 27 of their counterparts from Texas A&M…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts annual Summer Engineering Academy for exceptional National Vision Scholars

Published Aug 07, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar hosted 24 high school students for a three-week STEM program designed to encourage them to engineer solutions to Qatar’s grand challenges. The Summer Engineering Academy (SEA) introduces rising seniors — referred to as National Vision Scholars — to advanced topics in engineering and science while teaching important problem-solving skills.

Eslami receives a QF grant for collaborative research project

Published Jul 31, 2019

Dr. Zohreh Eslami, professor and chair of the Liberal Arts Program, has received a grant from Qatar Foundation for the project, "The shifting meanings of fatherhood in Qatar’s transition to a knowledge-based economy," in collaboration with Qatar University and Texas A&M's main campus.

Future Engineers summer STEM camp focuses on robotics and energy sustainability

Published Jul 29, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted 35 high school students from around Qatar for the 10-day Future Engineers STEM program designed to foster and encourage students’ passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This year’s Future Engineers program,…