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Aggies women's team set for basketball against Wildcats and Dragons

Published Feb 07, 2010

The Aggie women's basketball team will face off against the Wildcats of Northwestern University in Qatar on 12 Feb.The game is scheduled to begin 5:30 p.m. at Qatar Academy gym. On Saturday, the team will play against the Dragons of American School of Doha. The game is scheduled to begin at 5 pm. in American School of Doha gym. For information contact Melissa Minus: melissa.minus@qatar.tamu.edu.

Aggies men's basketball team squares off against Bears and Qatar Academy

Published Feb 07, 2010

The undefeated Aggie men's basketball team will face the Bears of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar on 11 Feb.The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at Qatar Academy gym. On 15 Feb. the team will play against Qatar Academy. The game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at Qatar Academy gym. For information contact Michael Collins: michael.collins@qatar.tamu.edu.

Initiative launched for sustainable water, energy utilization

Published Feb 03, 2010

Texas A&M at Qatar this week launched the Qatar Sustainable Water and Energy Utilization Initiative, a multifaceted research endeavor that focuses on long-term sustainability of Qatar's natural resources. "By building a Qatar-based core group of engineers trained with the scientific and technical know-how to research sustainable long-lasting solutions to make energy utilization…

Aziz to present third lecture of Distinguished Lecture Series

Published Feb 03, 2010

Dr. Khalid Aziz, Otto N. Miller Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, will present "Impact of Academic Research on Industry of Reservoir Simulation Research" as the third lecture of the Texas A&M at Qatar Distinguished Lecture Series on 8 Feb.His lecture will focus on reviewing the development of reservoir modeling technology and the contributions made…

SWE hosts Sarah Al-Aqaily for an interactive discussion with female students

Published Feb 02, 2010

On 28 Jan. the Society of Women Engineers hosted an interactive discussion led by Sarah Al-Aqaily. Her lecture was followed by an interactive discussion of her experience as a Qatari female engineer in Ras Laffan. Al-Aquaily is an application engineer at RasGas and holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Qatar University. More than 40 female students attended the lecture and asked…

Science Program hosts lecture on screened hybrid methods

Published Feb 01, 2010

Dr. Gustavo E. Scuseria, Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry and professor of physics and astronomy at Rice University, on Sunday presented "Screened hybrid methods for solid-state physics and chemistry." The lecture focused on current efforts to develop more accurate electronic structure methods for both molecules and solids. For information contact Hala El-Dakak: hala.el-dakak@qatar.tamu.edu.

Aggies men's team basketball to square off against Tartans and ASD

Published Feb 01, 2010

The undefeated Aggie men's basketball team will play the Tartans of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar on 5 Feb. The game is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. at Qatar Academy gym. On 8 Feb. the team will play against the junior varsity team of the American School of Doha. The game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at American School of Doha gym. For information contact Michael Collins: michael.collins@qatar.tamu.edu.

Aggies women's team set for basketball against Tartans

Published Feb 01, 2010

The Aggie women's basketball team will face off against the Tartans of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar on 3 Feb.  The game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at Qatar Academy gym. For information contact Melissa Minus: melissa.minus@qatar.tamu.edu.

Texas A&M at Qatar to participate in Education City Family Day

Published Jan 28, 2010

Texas A&M at Qatar, along with the branch campuses of Education City, is participating in the inaugural Education City Family Day on 13 Feb.Family Day will be an opportunity for Aggie parents to find out more about what their son or daughter does in and out of the classroom at Texas A&M at Qatar, to interact with professors and University administrators, and to explore the…

Qatar industry will benefit from safety research, expert says

Published Jan 28, 2010

Lessons learned from past safety incidents are informing important research on chemical process safety that benefits the energy industry in Qatar and throughout the world, said Dr. Sam Mannan this week during his talk for the Texas A&M at Qatar distinguished lecture series."Safety incidents have occurred all over the world," said Mannan, Regents Professor, holder of the T.…