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Professors Serpedin and Qaraqe receive prestigious IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Column Award for 2018

Published Dec 05, 2018

Electrical and computer engineering professors Dr. Erchin Serpedin and Dr. Khalid Qaraqe, together with their former Ph.D. student Dr. Sangwoo Park, received the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Column Award for year 2018 for their paper, "Gaussian Assumption: The Least Favorable but the Most Useful." The paper was first published in the March 2013 issue of the prestigious IEEE Signal Processing…

Petroleum engineering sophomores visit QP site in Dukhan

Published Dec 05, 2018

Petroleum engineering sophomore students reently visited Qatar Petroleum's facilities in Dukhan. The students toured QP's drilling operations and visited a rig site. The visit enabled students to learn more about drilling operations, drilling rig components, drilling fluids and directional drilling. It also gave them insights into the real-life work environment of professional engineers in the oil…

Texas A&M at Qatar wins Qatar Universities Basketball Cup

Published Dec 05, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar's women’s basketball team won the Qatar Universities Basketball Cup by defeating HBKU 31-16 in the championship game. The team went undefeated during the regular season and in the playoffs. Team members included: Lina Karkoub, Allison Meegan, Karima Ramadan, Malak Abou Samhadaneh, Yossra Osman, Layan Al-Huneidi, Mai Mahmoud, Omnya Abdalla, Byanne Malluhi, Farah Ramada, Joana Mahfouz, Nilufer…

Electrical and computer engineering students win Inter-Majors Debate contest

Published Dec 05, 2018

The Council of Debating Engineers (CODE) hosted the Inter-Majors Debate last month. In the first round, students representing each of the engineering programs debated the premise that all procedures to alter your appearance would be banned. In the final round, students representing the Chemical Engineering Program argued for the motion that guns should no longer be licensed to civilians whereas…