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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…

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…

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:

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…

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…

Liberal Arts initiative helps freshmen find Common Ground

Published Nov 02, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar's Liberal Arts Program Common Ground initiative continues this year with Booker T. Washington's book "Up from Slavery" and will offer a three-part lecture series. As part of activities planned for all freshman classes, the initiative also sponsored an essay contest based around one theme from the book.Student judges awarded first place to Ernesto Nuguid,…

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…

Aggies set for soccer against ABP and Hoyas

Published Nov 01, 2009

The Aggie men's soccer team this week will face off against the Academic Bridge Program. The game is scheduled for 5 Nov. at 6 p.m. On Saturday, the men's team will face off against the Hoyas of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar.The game is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Both games will be played at the soccer pitch across from the recreation center.

Serpedin co-authors book on synchronization of wireless sensor networks

Published Nov 01, 2009

Dr. Erchin Serpedin, associate professor of electrical engineering, and Dr. Qasim Chaudhari, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Iqra University, have co-authored "Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks: Parameter Estimation, Peformance Benchmarks, and Protocols," a research monograph published recently by Cambridge University Press.The book focuses on synchronization…

Run for the Ring set for Saturday

Published Oct 31, 2009

Run for the Ring, sponsored by the Department of Student Affairs, will take place 7 Nov. beginning at 9 a.m. Registration for both runners and volunteers is available online. To pay the registration fee, visit office 148E in the Texas A&M Engineering Building or drop by an information table at the LAS building,…