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Texas A&M hires physics Nobel laureate

Published Oct 01, 2009

Texas A&M has hired a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, the fifth recipient of the prestigious international award to join the university's faculty. David Lee, who shared the award with two colleagues in 1996, will move his research program and laboratory from Cornell University to Texas A&M University.For the full story, visit

Masad appointed assistant dean for research and graduate studies

Published Sep 29, 2009

In support of continuing its expansion of research activities and implementation of its graduate programs, Texas A&M University at Qatar announces the appointment of Professor Eyad Masad as Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.Dr. Masad holds a joint appointment as Halliburton Professor of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M's home campus and is a member of the mechanical…

Iyengar accepted to CIEP, receives QSTP scholarship

Published Sep 27, 2009

Dr. Srinath Iyengar, postdoctoral research associate, has been accepted to and awarded a full scholarship to the 2009-2010 Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program."I consider that it is essential to promote academia and industrial interactions and the commercialization of research ideas," Iyengar said. "I keenly look forward to hone and apply my entrepreneurial skills…

Jacobs to present seminars on combustion

Published Sep 26, 2009

Dr. Tim Jacobs, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University, will present this week seminars on combustion.The first seminar, "Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Combustion: An Ultra Efficient and Clean Method to Produce Power," will take place on 1 Oct. Jacobs will provide an overview of HCCI combustion and describe the fundamental mechanisms…

Hadd's paper on linear systems ranked most downloaded from Oxford Journals Web site

Published Sep 23, 2009

Dr. Said Hadd, post doctoral research associate, and Abdelaziz Rhandi, have co-authored a paper ranked among the top five most downloaded articles from the IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, published by the Oxford Journals. The paper titled "Feedback theory for time-varying regular linear systems with input and state delays," focuses on the class of regular time-varying systems…

University offices closed

Published Sep 17, 2009

University offices will be closed 20-22 Sept. and classes will not meet during 20-24 Sept. in observance of the Eid Al-Fitr holiday. University offices will reopen 23 Sept., with classes resuming 27 Sept.

Nounou's paper on time-delay systems ranked most downloaded from Oxford Journals Web site

Published Sep 15, 2009

Dr. Mohamed Nounou, senior associate professor of chemical engineering, and Dr. Hazem Nounou, senior associate professor of electrical engineering, have co-authored a paper ranked first in the top five most downloaded articles from the IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, published by the Oxford Journals. The paper titled "

Ozalp serves as technical co-chair for energy conference

Published Sep 15, 2009

Dr. Nesrin Ozalp, senior assistant professor for mechanical engineering, is serving as the technical program co-chair for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability.The conference has an expected participation of over 5,000 scientists and researchers covering a wide range of topics in the field of energy. Topics…

Texas A&M at Qatar to offer short course on genomics

Published Sep 14, 2009

The Texas A&M at Qatar Electrical and Computer Engineering Department on 4-7 Oct. will host a short course titled "Engineering Applications in Genomics." The course will provide a tutorial introduction to the current engineering research in genomic, the study of the DNA sequence in organisms. Dr. Aniruddha Datta, professor of electrical engineering at Texas A&M, will teach the session. The…

Wolfram Research to visit Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Sep 12, 2009

During its upcoming tour of the Middle East, Wolfram Research, one of the world's leading software companies, on 6 Oct. will be organizing an introductory afternoon in the Texas A&M Engineering Building.The program consist of two sessions. The first is titled "Mathematica 7 in Education and Research." which is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. in lecture hall 238. The second…