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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…

Texas A&M at Qatar outstanding graduates recognized

Published May 27, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar recognized its outstanding graduates at a recent Suhoor honoring graduating seniors and master’s students. Each graduate was named Student of the Year by Texas A&M at Qatar’s six academic programs and Graduate Studies. From left to right: Alaa Abdalla, liberal arts; Ahmad Jamal A A Al-Kuwari, mechanical engineering; Abouelkassim Becetti, electrical engineering; Menatollah…

Texas A&M University presents former Energy & Industry minister with honorary doctorate

Published May 21, 2019

Texas A&M University recently presented an honorary doctorate to His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada during commencement ceremonies for Texas A&M University at Qatar at the Qatar National Convention Centre.  The honorary Doctor of Letters degree was presented to H.E. Dr. Al-Sada by Texas A&M vice provost and Chief International Officer Dr. Michael Benedik; Texas A&M University at…

Texas A&M agriculture experts visit Baladna, Qatar branch campus

Published May 16, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted a delegation of agriculture experts from its main campus in Texas to visit Baladna Food Industries, Qatar’s largest producer of fresh dairy, as well as to explore opportunities for collaboration. “Coming to a facility such as the farm at Baladna is a unique opportunity for us to work in a very difficult environment,” said Dr. Dave Lunt, associate…

Texas A&M at Qatar petroleum engineering student projects place in UREP competition

Published May 14, 2019

Research projects by students and faculty members in the Petroleum Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar placed first and second in Qatar National Research Fund’s 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition. In the oral presentation category, Dr. Nayef Alyafei and students AlReem Al-Dosari, Abdul Sattar Al-Kahala, Sara Al-Thani, Hessa Al-Thani,…