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Texas A&M at Qatar celebrates teaching and learning during Teaching Week 2017

Published Dec 04, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted Teaching Week 2017, which highlighted the branch campus’ commitment to educating exemplary engineers through various talks, panels and showcases. The week’s activities were organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning, which aims to highlight and support teaching and learning excellence in engineering education in Qatar. The keynote address, “From Creative…

Texas A&M at Qatar brings together job-seeking students and industry representatives

Published Nov 26, 2017

Seventy-five Texas A&M at Qatar students and 25 former students met with more than 65 representatives from 40 businesses and companies in the region about internship and employment opportunities during the Career Networking Night at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City, Doha, Qatar.  The event was sponsored by Dolphin Energy and organized by the Student Engineers’ Council…

Texas A&M at Qatar students commended for hurricane relief fundraising efforts

Published Nov 21, 2017

Students from Texas A&M University at Qatar who led a drive to raise funds to help their fellow main campus students affected by a devastating hurricane have been recognized for their generosity and spirit. The Texas A&M at Qatar students — led by the Qatari Students Association and Al-Sanna — raised $21,000 (QAR 78,475) during the daylong Texas Tough Together fundraiser, which featured food…

QAPCO-Texas A&M at Qatar partnership brings science to life and into local schools

Published Nov 18, 2017

The halls of Qatar Academy were filled with sounds of excitement and learning as science and engineering concepts were brought to life during an engaging new show presented by Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO). The Science and Engineering Road Show was developed by STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) experts at Texas A&M at Qatar and generously…

Economou delivers keynote at AUB seminar

Published Nov 15, 2017

Dr. Ioannis Economou, associate dean for academic affairs and professor in the Chemical Engineering Program, recently gave the keynote speech, "Thermodynamics of Fluids Under Confinement: Molecular Models, Structure and Physical Property Predictions," in a seminar on gas separation organized by The Munib and Angela Masri Institute of Energy and Natural Resources at the American University of Beirut.…

Students visit Sidra to learn about workplace communication

Published Nov 15, 2017

Students in Dr. Amy Hodges’s Technical and Business Writing class (ENGL 210) recently visited the mechatronics and robotics lab at Sidra Medical and Research Center. Students saw an AGV (automated guided vehicle) system and a pneumatic tube system, and took part in a discussion about workplace communication and teamwork.

Texas A&M at Qatar unveils Paragons display to recognize partners in Qatar

Published Nov 08, 2017

His Excellency the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada attended a ceremony to unveil a new display at Texas A&M University at Qatar in recognition of the campus’s valued partners in industry and community in Qatar. The “Paragons” on display are Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO), ConocoPhillips Qatar, Qatar Computing Research Institute at Hamad Bin Khalifa…

Texas A&M at Qatar Global Showcase highlights impact of international experiences for students

Published Nov 05, 2017

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted its first Global Showcase to highlight students’ international experiences and the impact these experiences have had on their lives and educational careers. Texas A&M at Qatar’s mission in educating exemplary engineers champions providing students a holistic educational approach, and international experience is one factor in what sets Aggie engineers…

SPE and Pi Epsilon Tau host first fall mixer for freshmen and sophomores

Published Nov 01, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar's Society of Petroleum Engineers' student chapter hosted an outdoor fall mixer in collaboration with Pi Epsilon Tau, the petroleum engineering honor society. Freshman and sophomore students of all majors learned about several technical disciplines the petroleum has to offer and discussed opportunities to expand the scope of their academic programs.

ASC hosts fourth annual (Inter)National Day on Writing

Published Nov 01, 2017

The Academic Success Collaborative, in partnership with the STEAM Initiative, hosted its fourth annual (Inter)National Day on Writing. The event celebrated writing as a tool for learning and as an integral part of the way people collaborate and process ideas together. Students, faculty and staff partook in activities like five-word poetry, lipograms and palindromes. There was also a local calligrapher…