Texas A&M at Qatar faculty awarded five UREP grantsPublished Sep 30, 2018
Texas A&M at Qatar has been awarded five proposals, engaging a total of 12 primary research mentors and staff, in addition to 23 students in the 23rd cycle of the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) grants from the Qatar National Research Fund.
The total amount of funding is US $114,997.00.
Mechanical engineering assistant professor Dr. Bing Guo has been awarded $10,000 for his proposal, "Development of an Advanced Shock Tube Charging System for Studying Combustion Properties of Liquid GTL Fuels."
Chemical engineering associate professor Dr. Ahmed Abdala has been awarded $24,998 for his proposal, "Graphene Oxide Membrane with Engineered Interlayer Spacing."
Petroleum engineering associate professor Dr. Mahmood Amani has been awarded $30,000 for his proposal, "Study on the Influence of nanoparticles in the filtrate characteristics and filtrate cake formation of a water based drilling fluid."
Chemical engineering associate professor Dr. Konstantinos Kakosimos has been awarded $30,000 for his proposal, "Solar spectrum characterization, impact on human health and mitigation using innovative materials."
Petroleum engineering assistant professor Dr. Aziz Rahman has been awarded $19,999 for his proposal, "Effects of Salinity on Solid Particle Settling Velocity in Non-Newtonian Herschel-Bulkley Fluids."