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Department of Student Affairs gearing up for new student orientation

Published Jul 21, 2009

Beginning on 16 Aug. Texas A&M at Qatar will host new student orientation for all students enrolling in the University's engineering programs."New student orientation is the first step into the Aggie way of life for all new Texas A&M at Qatar students," said Emily Yates, a student development specialist. Orientation is hosted by the Department of Student Affairs, and in addition…

Seven Texas A&M at Qatar faculty receive promotions

Published Jul 12, 2009

Dr. Mark H. Weichold, dean and CEO of Texas A&M at Qatar, today announced the promotion of seven Texas A&M at Qatar faculty members."These promotions recognize the outstanding record of academic achievement of these faculty members," Weichold said in an announcement to the campus…

Al-Mannai honored by the Al Bayan school

Published Jul 07, 2009

Mariam Al-Mannai, director of the Office of Student and Community Relations, on 4 July was honored by the Al Bayan Educational Complex for Girls. Al-Mannai received an award for her continuous and unlimited support to the success of all Al-Bayan school students.

Science faculty published in Inorganic Chemistry

Published Jul 07, 2009

Dr. Ashfaq Bengali, senior associate professor of chemistry, Dr. Ed Brothers, visiting assitant professor of chemistry, and Dr. Don Darensbourg, professor of chemistry at Texas A&M, published "Displacement Kinetics of h2 Bound Furan and 2,3-Dihydrofuran from Mn and Cr Centers: Evidence for the Partial Dearomatization of the Furan Ligand." Featured in the journal Inorganic…

Qaraqe and Celebi awarded best paper at international cognitive radio conference

Published Jul 01, 2009

Dr. Khalid Qaraqe, senior associate professor of electrical engineering, Dr. Hasari Celebi, postdoctoral research associate, and Dr. Huseyin Arslan, associate professor of electrical engineering at University of South Florida, received the best paper award in the Crowncom 2009 Conference on 24 June…

Outstanding Qatari high school students experience engineering at Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Jun 24, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar this week continues its mission of educating world-class engineers this week by introducing a new summer enrichment program aimed at reaching outstanding Qatari high school students.Named for the University’s four engineering programs, Texas A&M at Qatar has implemented the weeklong the EMPC summer program on 21 June. The program aims to familiarize…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts summer program for outstanding Qatari high school students

Published Jun 22, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted a new summer program introducing outstanding Qatari high school juniors to the chemical, electrical, mechanical and petroleum engineering programs offered at Texas A&M at Qatar.The goal of the program is to further the understanding of what engineering…

Engineering faculty featured in Advance magazine

Published Jun 22, 2009

Two Texas A&M at Qatar faculty members are featured in Advance, an annual research magazine published by the Office of the Vice President for Research at Texas A&M. Dr. Nimir Elbashir, visiting assistant professor of chemical engineering, and Dr. Eyad Masad, associate professor of engineering, were highlighted for their transportation-related research in an article titled "Getting from Point A to…

Industry leaders and university experts partner to study impact of chlorine byproducts at Mesaieed

Published Jun 15, 2009

QAFCO and Texas A&M University at Qatar jointly with the Environmental Studies Center at Qatar University today inaugurated a one-year research project to study the environmental impact of cooling water discharge at Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC).QAFCO initiated and will provide primary funding for the $880,000 project. QAPCO and QP-Gas Operations are also financing this project.…

Alnuweiri and Fattah awarded best paper at international conference

Published Jun 15, 2009

Dr. Hussein Alnuweiri, senior professor of electrical engineering, and Dr. Hossam Fattah, a postdoctoral research associate, this week received an award for best paper at the International Communication Conference in Dresden, Germany.Their paper, titled "Performance Evaluation of…