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Nha receives Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Published Mar 18, 2010

Dr. Hyunchul Nha, assistant professor of physics, has been awarded a Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers.Through the fellowship, Nha will be able to continue his research at the Institute of Quantum Physics at the University of Ulm for three months per year until 2012. For information contact Dr. Hynchul Nha: hyunchul.nha@qatar.tamu.edu.

Oryx GTL head of process engineering to present guest lecture

Published Mar 17, 2010

Anton Punt, head of process engineering at Oryx GTL, today lectured to undergraduate students about catalysis processes.Sasol, the company which operates Oryx GTL, is a leader in Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Punt's lecture focused on that technology and on coal-to-liquid and gas-to-liquid processes. The lecture was during Dr. Dragomir Bukur's special topics class in applied…

Madden to present fourth talk of Distinguished Lecture Series

Published Mar 17, 2010

Dr. John D.W. Madden, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory of the University of British Columbia, will present the fourth installment of the Texas A&M at Qatar distinguished lecture series on 23 March.The lecture, "Protein-based solar cells, plastic electronics and other carbon-based devices,"…

Petroleum Engineering Program announces paper contest winners

Published Mar 16, 2010

Texas A&M at Qatar Petroleum Engineering Program this week announced winners of its annual paper contest held on 13 March. Divided into three sections, junior, senior and graduate, students made formal presentations on a variety of technical topics. Winners from the junior section include Zaynab Makki, Jocin Abraham, Ahmed Al Lawati, Sarah Alhaddad, David Miller, Matt Krueger, Shubham…

Student affairs program promotes healthy living

Published Mar 16, 2010

The Department of Student Affairs is hosting wellness week to promote health education, resources and services.Activities include visits from dermatologists, dentists, mental health professionals and the Qatar Diabetes Association. Other activities include a female-only belly dancing class and a blood drive sponsored by the Hamad Blood Unit. For information contact Dr. Amanda…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts culture food market

Published Mar 15, 2010

The Office of Student and Community Relations in collaboration with Student Body Government and Qatar's Social Development Center, is hosting the culture food market in the Texas A&M Engineering Building.Meals will be served every day from 15 March through 25 March between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The market is a community service and charity effort aimed at supporting families…

Qatar Science Club members visit Texas A&M Engineering Building

Published Mar 15, 2010

The Office of Student and Community Relations, in collaboration with the Mechanical Engineering Program, on 15 March hosted 12 students from the Qatar Science Club.Between the ages of 11 and 16, these students explored the programs offered at Texas A&M at Qatar, toured labs and participated in other activities. One of the students, age 11, presented two of his own engineering…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts students from College Station for exchange program

Published Mar 15, 2010

Texas A&M at Qatar is hosting 16 students from College Station this week for the leadership exchange program.Students from both campuses were selected based on leadership potential and campus involvement. Students will have an opportunity to explore Doha, participate in leadership development workshops and interact with fellow Aggies. They will also learn more about Aggie…

Aggie cricket club takes lead in Education City tournament

Published Mar 14, 2010

The Aggie cricket club has taken the lead with eight points in the Education City cricket tournament with its 13 March victory over the Tartans of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.In second place is Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar with six points, followed by Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar with four points. The team will square off against…

Maruska defends dissertation

Published Mar 14, 2010

Dr. Jennifer Maruska, assistant lecturer of political science, on 2 March defended her dissertation, "Seeing Security: Societal Securitization in Qatar," at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. For information contact Dr. Jennifer Maruska: jennifer.maruska@qatar.tamu.edu.