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Texas A&M at Qatar hosts short course on road safety

Published Dec 15, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar, in collaboration with the Qatar Public Works Authority, offered a short course this week for 40 engineers to improve traffic safety in Qatar.Dr. Nadeem Chaudhary, senior research engineer, and Dr. Geza Pesti, associate research engineer, both of Texas Transportation Institute, lectured on the importance of road designs, traffic lights and signs guiding…

English 210 trade show winners announced

Published Dec 10, 2009

Winners have been announced for the English 210 technical writing trade show held on 6 Dec. Students showcased the packaging and specifications of new products and student software video casts.Winners were Hebatullah Elboursaly, Fatima Elmubarak, Shaymaa Khalifa and Maya Hamed. Second place winners were Barry Botes, Anam Waheed, Karim Ibrik, Shameel Abdulla and Kuffat Khan.…

NSF to host workshop on energy education and research

Published Dec 10, 2009

The National Science Foundation and Texas A&M at Qatar, in collaboration with the University of Central Florida, the University of Minnesota and Qatar National Research Fund, next week will host "Electrical Energy Education and Research."The three-day workshop, to be held 14-16 Dec., will focus on the need to offer effective classroom and laboratory instruction in the field…

Texas A&M at Qatar to host fall graduate recognition

Published Dec 03, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar on 17 Dec. will recognize seven engineering students who are degree candidates for the December term.The group of degree candidates comprises six men and one woman. Five are from Qatar, one is from Egypt, and one is from Syria; two candidates are chemical engineers, two are electrical engineers, two are mechanical engineers and one is a petroleum…

Darbha to lecture on heterogeneous vehicles with motion constraints

Published Dec 02, 2009

Dr. Swaroop Darbha, professor of mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University, on 8 Dec. will present "Routing a collection of heterogeneous vehicles with motion constraints."The lecture will focus on routing a collection of vehicles. Each vehicle each will be treated as a Dubin's vehicle, a vehicle that moves forward and turns with a bounded yaw rate, where each vehicle…

Liberal Arts Program to host English 210 trade show

Published Dec 02, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar English 210 technical writing students on 6 Dec. will participate in an end-of-semester trade show.Students will showcase the packaging and specifications of new products and student software video casts. The trade show will begin at 10 a.m. in the link atrium. Pizza and refreshments will be served. For information contact Joseph Williams:…

Rowe's work published in book on chronometric analysis

Published Nov 30, 2009

Dr. Marvin Rowe, professor of chemistry, has an essay titled "Nondestructive radiocarbon dating: naturally mummified infant burial bundle from SW Texas" in a new book of collected papers, "Readings in Chronometric Analysis: Selections from American Antiquity and Latin American Antiquity, 1935-2006," published by the Society for American Archaeology Press.In the introduction,…

Texas A&M at Qatar students help fight against human trafficking

Published Nov 30, 2009

Jennifer Maruska, assistant lecturer of political science, and students from her politics of global inequality course have raised more than $1,000 to promote efforts against human trafficking.Students participating sold items made by women and children survivors of trafficking in Asia and Africa. Students Maryam Al-Aali, Asma Al-Enazi, Sara Al-Hail and Sara Bughenaim last…

Students send greetings for Eid al-Adha

Published Nov 25, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar students offer Eid greetings on behalf of the Texas A&M at Qatar community.

University offices closed for Eid al-Adha break

Published Nov 25, 2009

University offices will be closed and classes are dismissed 26 Nov.-1 Dec. for the Eid al-Adha holiday. University offices reopen and classes resume on 2 Dec.