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Petroleum Engineering Program celebrates SPE chapter

Published Nov 21, 2018

The Petroleum Engineering Program hosted an appreciation event last week for the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) chapter. The SPE recently won its fourth consecutive Outstanding Student Chapter award for showcasing excellence in industry engagement, operations and planning, professional and community development and innovation.

Women's Faculty Forum invited speakers engage with Texas A&M at Qatar community

Published Nov 21, 2018

The Women’s Faculty Forum (WFF) invited speakers, Dr. Elena Einstein and Dr. Rachel Shafran met with approximately 105 members of the Texas A&M at Qatar community in small group sessions over the course of their visit. They initially spoke with members of the Women’s Mentorship Program (WPM) (pictured below) to discuss the crucial role of mentoring as a key factor in future career success. The speakers…

Guérillot collaborates with main campus colleague to present at oil recovery conference

Published Nov 21, 2018

Petroleum engineering professor Dr. Dominique Guérillot and Dr. Mike King from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M recently participated in the 16th edition of the European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery (ECMOR XVI) in Barcelona, Spain. The conference gathered applied mathematicians, geoscientists and engineers from both academia and industry to share…

Elbashir and Economou edit book on natural gas and shale gas production

Published Nov 21, 2018

Dr. Nimir Elbashir, director of the TEES Gas and Fuels Research Center (GFRC), chair of the Petroleum Engineering Program and professor of chemical and petroleum engineering; with the associate dean for academic affairs and chemical engineering professor Dr. Ioannis Economou have edited a new book, Natural Gas Processing from Midstream to Downstream , published by Wiley. The book explores current…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts summit to give student leaders skills to succeed

Published Nov 20, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted its annual Student Leadership Summit to educate current student leaders on the meaning of leadership and integrity, as well as provide practical training on the processes of running a student club and hosting events. Leadership is one of six core values that Texas A&M instills in each of its students and graduates, and the goal of the summit is to prepare…

Texas A&M at Qatar acknowledges Oxy Qatar for longtime collaboration and sponsorship milestone

Published Nov 20, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar honored Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. (Oxy Qatar) with a place on the Paragons recognition wall, which distinguishes top supporters and partners in the industry and community in Qatar. Oxy Qatar has continuously supported Texas A&M at Qatar’s engineering student programs, particularly in petroleum engineering. Oxy Qatar support has included aiding petroleum…

Current and former students attend workshop on excelling in the workplace

Published Nov 07, 2018

Thirty-two current and former students recently attended a workshop on how to build good habits for success. The course material included tips such as taking initiative, displaying leadership and acting professionally. It prepared students for the workplace environment and for former students to develop skills to enhance their standing in their current companies. The workshop was taught by Mike…

Tzortzakis delivers plenary lecture at terahertz conference in Russia

Published Nov 07, 2018

Dr. Stylianos Tzortzakis, physics professor in the Science Program, delivered the plenary lecture, "Extreme THz fields from near and mid-infrared laser filaments," at the International Conference on Terahertz and Microwave Radiation in October in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Tzortzakis’ presentation covered the most recent achievements of his research group in producing and using powerful THz sources.…

Gray appears on Al Jazeera to discuss US elections

Published Nov 07, 2018

Dr. Phillip Gray, assistant professor of Political Science in the Liberal Arts Program, appeared on Al Jazeera English last week to talk about the US midterm elections. Gray also appeared on the network this morning to discuss the election results as part of a commentary panel.

Entrepreneur gives students startup advice

Published Nov 06, 2018

American entrepreneur Dr. Stafford Sheehan visited Texas A&M at Qatar earlier this week and spoke to students about his experiences starting his own company — twice. During his talk, “Translating Technologies from the Lab to Startup,” Sheehan discussed the two companies he has started, one of which was acquired by another company and another, Catalytic Innovations, that he is currently running.…