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Aggie freshmen visit Italy for leadership seminar

Published Aug 29, 2018

Five incoming Texas A&M at Qatar freshmen were selected, along with 30 freshmen from Texas A&M, to travel to Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy for the Memorial Student Center Champe Fitzhugh International Honors Leadership Seminar in July. The program is a joint collaboration between the Department of Student Affairs at Texas A&M at Qatar and the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M and serves as a personal…

Texas A&M at Qatar now accepting applications for master’s program for spring 2019

Published Aug 20, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar is now accepting applications for its two master’s programs in chemical engineering for spring 2019. Texas A&M at Qatar offers Master of Science (M.S.) and Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degrees. The graduate studies program is a significant contributor to the development of the human capital Qatar needs to support its vision and future. Noof Abdallah,…

Texas A&M at Qatar students boost math skills before freshman year

Published Aug 13, 2018

Incoming engineering students enrolling at Texas A&M University at Qatar have advanced their mathematics knowledge and skills after participating in the Pathways for Retention in Engineering Programs (PREP), as per the examination scores recorded at the completion of the program. Overall, the students improved their exam scores by an average of 30 percent throughout the program, marking the…

Seay chosen as Fish Camp namesake

Published Aug 08, 2018

International programs coordinator Colby Seay was recently chosen as a Fish Camp namesake. Fish Camp, called a freshman's first tradition, welcomes freshmen into the Aggie Family by sharing the traditions and values of Texas A&M University. Camp Seay was held 27-30 July and was attended by more than 80 freshmen and 26 counselors. Namesakes are chosen based on commitment to Texas A&M, embodiment…

Krolikowski and Switkowski publish paper in Nature Photonics

Published Aug 08, 2018

Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Krzysztof Switkowski and physics professor Dr. Wieslaw Krolikowski from the Science Program have recently published research in Nature Photonics, a journal with an impact factor of 38. Co-written with collaborators from Australia, China and Germany, the paper, "Three-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal in ferroelectric barium calcium titanate," provides an…

Barlog places first in poster competition

Published Aug 08, 2018

Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Maciej Barlog from the Science Program recently won the best paper award at the Innovative Material Science and Nanotechnology Conference 2018 in Valencia, Spain. Barlog is currently working in Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi's research group, focusing on new materials for solar energy and plastic electronics.

Texas A&M at Qatar students attend third annual Humanitarian Engineering Workshop in the Netherlands

Published Jul 26, 2018

Twenty-five students from Texas A&M University at Qatar took part in the third International Workshop on Humanitarian Engineering in May at Leeuwarden and The Hague in the Netherlands. The workshop is designed as a multidisciplinary immersive experience in which Texas A&M at Qatar engineering students collaborate with master’s students in Humanitarian Action at the University of Groningen…

Abi Akl presents paper on PET scans at international conference

Published Jul 25, 2018

Technical laboratory coordinator Maya Abi Akl presented her research abstract, “Monte Carlo Studies of a Compact Total Body PET Scanner Design with Monolithic Scintillators,” at the Total Body PET International Conference earlier this month in Ghent, Belgium. Abi Akl's research is a collaboration involving research professor Dr. Othmane Bouhali and Dr. Stefaan Vandenberghe from Ghent University.

Ameen presents research at photovoltaics conference

Published Jul 25, 2018

Rawdha Ameen, Class of 2017, presented research on photovoltaic curve tracing at the International Conference on Photovoltaic Science and Technologies in Ankara, Turkey, earlier this month. Ameen's research began while she was still an undergraduate student working on Dr. Robert Balog's NPRP Cycle 7 project. Ameen is currently a temporary research assistant in Balog's lab.

Research computing group gives presentation at supercomputing conference

Published Jul 25, 2018

Dr. Othmane Bouhali, director of research computing and research professor, and systems administrator IV Faisal Chaudhry attended the International Supercomputing Conference in June in Frankfurt, Germany. Bouhali also delivered a talk, "The Status of High-performance Computing in Qatar," highlighting Texas A&M at Qatar's leading role in the country since 2008.