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Proposals being accepted for visualization competition

Published Nov 16, 2009

Dr. Othmane Bouhali, director of research computing, announced this week that proposals are being accepted for the Visualization Development Competition 2010.The competition is designed to raise awareness about the University's Immersive Visualization Facility by encouraging innovative uses of the IVF. This year, the competition has been extended to all of Education City,…

Aggies clinch tourney championship after win over Cornell

Published Nov 14, 2009

The Aggie men's basketball team dominated the Texas A&M at Qatar invitational basketball tournament, claiming the title of champions for the second year. After winning the first game against the Tartans of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar with a score of 51-24, the Aggies faced the Bears of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. Led in scoring by Wajih Idriss and Nathan Miller, the Aggies claimed…

Aggies set for soccer against Bears and Hoyas

Published Nov 14, 2009

The Aggie women's soccer team this week will face off against the Bears of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. The game is scheduled for 21 Nov. at 2:45 p.m. The women's team will play at 7:45 p.m. against the Hoyas of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Both matches are closed games and will be played at the wood floor gym of the recreation center. For information contact…

Roborunner winners race to the finish

Published Nov 10, 2009

Freshman engineering students on 4 Nov. and 9 Nov. participated in the Engineering 111 roborunner competition.Student teams built robots using a lego kit, complete with processor and sensors, to race on a track, recognize lines and pick up a bottle before returning to the start. The four fastest teams from the initial round progressed to the final round. "The groups enthralled…

Admissions office launches new recruitment Web site

Published Nov 10, 2009

The Office of Admissions and Records and the Office of Marketing and Communications this week launched a new Web site, www.ExploreTAMUQ.com, for the admissions recruitment season.The goal was to create a site that would attract potential students and offer them all the information they needed as they went through the…

Run for Ring winners announced

Published Nov 08, 2009

More than 150 runners and volunteers on participated in the "Run for the Ring" on 7 Nov. to celebrate the tradition of the Aggie ring.Students who participated were eligible for their names to be placed in a drawing for Aggie rings and a $400 credit to be used toward the purchase of an Aggie ring. Texas A&M at Qatar students Sahar Elrefai and Abdallah Marmar won Aggie rings…

Texas A&M at Qatar to host invitational basketball tournament

Published Nov 07, 2009

Coming off a perfect 17-0 season, the Aggie men's basketball team this week will participate in the 2nd annual Texas A&M at Qatar invitational tournament. On Thursday at 6:30 p.m., the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar will face off against Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar in game one. The Aggie men's team will follow at 8:15 with game two against Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. On…

Aggies set for soccer against Bears and Tartans

Published Nov 07, 2009

The Aggie men's soccer team this week will face off against the Bears of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. The game is scheduled for 12 Nov. at 6 p.m. On Saturday, the men's team will face-off against the Tartans of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. Both games will be played at the soccer pitch across from the recreation center. For information contact Jeffrey Sulik:

SEC to host Engineering Week

Published Nov 04, 2009

The Student Engineers' Council will host the inaugural Engineering Week in Qatar beginning 7 Nov. A tradition from main campus, Engineering Week is designed to promote awareness about the importance of engineering.The week begins with an inter-university cooking competition. Other E-Week activities include a Jeopardy tournament, bingo and an engineering projects fair. Engineering…

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty part of $4 million NSF project

Published Nov 02, 2009

Three Texas A&M at Qatar faculty are among a team of investigators leading a $4 million National Science Foundation project to to design new materials with enhanced capabilities for efficient energy conversion.Mechanical engineering professors Dr. Richard Griffin and Dr. Annie Ruimi, and Dr. Prasad Enjeti, professor of electrical engineering, will collaborate with researchers…