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Incoming freshmen join leadership seminar in Italy

Published Aug 14, 2019

Incoming Texas A&M University at Qatar freshmen — Omar Affifi, Sayed Afnaan Ahmed, Fatima Ali, Wejdan Al-Sanadi, and Beena Debnath — joined 27 of their counterparts from Texas A&M…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts annual Summer Engineering Academy for exceptional National Vision Scholars

Published Aug 07, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar hosted 24 high school students for a three-week STEM program designed to encourage them to engineer solutions to Qatar’s grand challenges. The Summer Engineering Academy (SEA) introduces rising seniors — referred to as National Vision Scholars — to advanced topics in engineering and science while teaching important problem-solving skills.

Eslami receives a QF grant for collaborative research project

Published Jul 31, 2019

Dr. Zohreh Eslami, professor and chair of the Liberal Arts Program, has received a grant from Qatar Foundation for the project, "The shifting meanings of fatherhood in Qatar’s transition to a knowledge-based economy," in collaboration with Qatar University and Texas A&M's main campus.

Future Engineers summer STEM camp focuses on robotics and energy sustainability

Published Jul 29, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted 35 high school students from around Qatar for the 10-day Future Engineers STEM program designed to foster and encourage students’ passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This year’s Future Engineers program,…

Krolikowski, Liu and Switkowski publish paper in Nature Communications

Published Jul 28, 2019

Temporary research associate Shan Liu, postdoctoral research associate Dr. Krzysztof Switkowski and physics professor Dr. Wieslaw Krolikowski from the Science Program have recently published research in Nature Communications. Co-written with collaborators from Australia and China, the paper, "Nonlinear wavefront shaping with optically induced…

Hassan Bazzi elected Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Published Jul 15, 2019

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi has been elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.

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.