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Petroleum engineering hosts admitted students

Published Jul 10, 2019

The Petroleum Engineering Program recently hosted its newly admitted students of the Class of 2023 and their parents to Texas A&M University for an orientation session about the program and a lunch with the faculty and staff. Dr. Nimir Elbashir, program chair, congratulated the students…

Texas A&M at Qatar receives seven UREP awards

Published Jul 10, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar faculty and researchers have received seven awards in the 24th Cycle of the Qatar National Research Fund’s (QNRF) Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). UREP is QNRF’s flagship program, co-funded by Qatar Shell, designed to develop research infrastructure in Qatar by establishing the basics of scientific research at the undergraduate level. Texas A&M…

Students present research at ASEE conference

Published Jul 10, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar students Aalaa Abdalla (mechanical engineering), Midhat Javaid Zaidi (chemical engineering), Rinith Reghunath (electrical and computer engineering) and Maha Al-Sheeb (chemical engineering) recently published their papers in the conference proceedings of the 126th American Society…

Texas A&M at Qatar works with Qatar STEM school to teach science and engineering innovation

Published Jul 01, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar spent 16 weeks over two semesters working with the Qatar Science and Technology Secondary School for Boys to build a wireless communication system to encourage science and engineering exploration and innovation in young high school students.

Nha publishes papers in prestigious quantum computing journal

Published Jun 26, 2019

Dr. Hyunchul Nha, professor in the Science Program, recently published two papers in npj Quantum Information. The journal is recognized as having one of the highest impact factors in its field (two-year IF:8.27, five-year IF:9.181). The first paper, "Optimal Gaussian measurements for phase estimation in single-mode Gaussian metrology,"…

Texas A&M at Qatar students build car for student race in Michigan

Published Jun 26, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar mechanical engineering students Ahmad Jamal Al-Kuwari, Alaa Abdalla and Ali Al-Ashar built and raced a car at the SAE Supermileage event in Michigan earlier this month. The SAE Supermileage program is an engineering design competition for students that provides an opportunity to enhance their engineering design and project management skills by applying what they’ve…

Texas A&M at Qatar students volunteer to build eco-bungalow in Laos

Published Jun 13, 2019

Eighteen Texas A&M at Qatar engineering students spent nine days this summer volunteering in Laos as part of the annual Aggie Service-Learning Experience.  The program gives students the opportunity to practice their engineering skills as they worked with local villagers to build an eco-bungalow with all profits going to the village once completed. They cut straws, sifted sand, made mud bricks…

CTL hosts latest Engineering Enrichment training cycle

Published May 29, 2019

The Center for Teaching and Learning hosted three courses during its most recent May ’19 Engineering Enrichment training cycle. Eighteen students successfully completed the “Contributing to Projects” course with Tafawoq, Qatar Shell, which consisted of four weeks of virtual training and one week of a face-to-face phase. This was followed by a panel discussion with Texas A&M at Qatar former students…

Electrical engineering research scientist and faculty receive prestigious IEEE award

Published May 29, 2019

Assistant research scientist Dr. Muhammad Ismail and professors Dr. Erchin Serpedin and Dr. Khalid Qaraqe in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program received the prestigious Best Conference Paper Award from the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Green Communications and Computing for "the outstanding scientific contributions" reported in their paper, "Energy Efficient Optimization…

Texas A&M at Qatar names Mariam Al-Meer fourth Alumnus of the Year

Published May 28, 2019

Mariam Abdulrazak Al-Meer, a Class of 2012 chemical engineering graduate of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named the branch campus’s Alumnus of the Year for 2019. While an undergraduate at Texas A&M at Qatar, Al-Meer worked on a research project in collaboration with Qatar Shell Research and Technology Centre and Shell Global Solutions. This work aimed to develop a new generation…