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Academic Services Office and Student Engineers' Council to host career fair

Published Apr 07, 2009

The Academic Services Office, in collaboration with the Student Engineers' Council, on Wednesday will host Careers for Engineers 2009, a one-day career fair designed to promote students who are seeking internships or full-time employment. The event consists of…

Science Program featured in Chemical and Engineering News

Published Mar 29, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar and its Science Program were featured in a recent issue of Chemical & Engineering News. "Texas A&M’s Qatar campus is part of a larger site in Doha known as 'Education City,' which hosts small campuses from several other US universities. This unusual cluster of higher education…

Texas A&M at Qatar students earn honors in Qtel essay contest

Published Mar 23, 2009

Several students from Texas A&M at Qatar placed in the Qtel Qatarization paper contest. The contest encouraged students to discuss ways improve the quality of their future work environment by promoting academic and professional communication among the country's future leaders. Winners from Texas A&M at Qatar were  Misam Jaffer, second place; Karim Farhat, fourth place; Amira Redissi, fifth place;…

Call for nominations for Richard E. Ewing Award

Published Mar 23, 2009

Nominations are being accepted for the Richard E. Ewing Award for Excellence in Student Research. This award is given to one undergraduate and one graduate student who excel in both academics and research, embodying the spirit of former Texas A&M vice president for research Dr. Richard E. Ewing. Each award recipient will receive a gift of QR 5,000 with a certificate and plaque. Deadline for nominations…

Abdelmoati takes second place in undergraduate research experience

Published Mar 21, 2009

Hazem Abdelmoati, a senior chemical engineering major, took second place in the first cycle of the Undergraduate Research Experience Program for his presentation of "Silica and Sulfate Removals in Inland Desalination Using Reverse Osmosis with Brine Conversion and Zero Liquid Discharge." Out of 115 total projects, Abdelmoati was listed in the top ten, receiving an award from Qatar National Research…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts student leadership exchange program

Published Mar 17, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar is hosting 16 undergraduate students from College Station for a one-week exchange program. Students in College Station are selected based on campus involvement and leadership positions. Students participating in the program will have an opportunity to explore the Texas A&M…

Qatar oil minister: Region has capacity to meet demand

Published Mar 09, 2009

Qatar’s oil minister said today that $140-per-barrel oil wasn’t good for the world but that oil companies must have enough margin to develop future projects if they are to have capacity to meet future demand. "In this business, you have good days and bad days," said His Excellency Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, deputy prime minister of Qatar and the country’s minister of energy and industry.

Masad named Halliburton award recipient

Published Mar 03, 2009

Dr. Eyad Masad, associate professor of engineering, has been chosen to receive a 2008-2009 Halliburton Professorship Award. This award is given to faculty who have displayed continued excellence in both teaching and research."I was extremely pleased," Masad said. "This is a prestigious award from the Dwight Look College of Engineering. I was pleased because of the way the University…

Science Program to launch Science Colloquium

Published Feb 10, 2009

The Science Program at Texas A&M University of Qatar is launching a semimonthly series of lectures entitled the Science Colloquium. These lectures, featuring distinguished speakers from Qatar and abroad, will focus on the subjects of chemistry, mathematics, physics as well as other science relevant topics.The Science Colloquium will take place at 12:00 p.m., twice a month…

Qatar high school students recognized for completing rigorous pre-college program at Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Feb 01, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar today recognized 40 high-achieving Qatari high school students who completed a rigorous two-week science and math enrichment program in collaboration with the Supreme Education Council's Higher Education Institute.The students, enrolled at 10 Doha high schools, took 40 hours of chemistry, math and physics as part of a pre-college enrichment program…