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Tau Beta Pi inducts new members and officers

Published Jun 24, 2020



Texas A&M University at Qatar recently inducted new members and officers to the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society during an online ceremony, and bid farewell to outgoing officers.

Tau Beta Pi is the oldest engineering honor society and the second oldest collegiate honor society in the United States. It honors engineering students in American universities who have shown a history of academic achievement as well as a commitment to personal and professional integrity. The organization’s constitution states that its primary objective is to “to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering.”

Texas A&M at Qatar’s chapter was established in 2011 and this year marks its 10th initiation ceremony — and its first online. The Texas A&M at Qatar chapter counts 153 members, including 10 Eminent Engineers. 

The 2019-2020 outgoing officers were:

  • President Muhammad Zahid Kamil
  • Vice President Syeda Akhter
  • Secretary Dana Alhuneidi
  • Treasurer Anurag Srivastava

Incoming officers for 2020-2021 are:

  • President Safin Bayes
  • Vice President Farah Ramadan
  • Secretary Isha Abbasi
  • Treasurer Weam Mazen

New members inducted this semester are:

  • Abdullah Yousuf      
  • Ahmed Mohamed   
  • Aisha Hussain         
  • Asma Abousrafa     
  • Dana Alyafei           
  • Dima Abu Alhawa   
  • Fatima Al-Janahi     
  • Isha Abbasi  
  • Layan Al-Huneidi    
  • Leen Al-Homoud     
  • Mohammad Abou Arkoub  
  • Mohammed Al-Yahri          
  • Nadin Mohamed      
  • Noora Al-Sulaiti       
  • Rawad Yazbeck      
  • Safin Bayes  
  • Weam Mazen          

Dr. Annie Ruimi from the Mechanical Engineering Program is the chief advisor for the organization. Other chapter advisors include Dr. Albertus Retnanto and Dr. Mohamed Nounou.

Tau Beta Pi’s Russell W. Pierce also attended the online ceremony.