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Alshriem to succeed Abdalla

Published Apr 18, 2010

Muneera Alshriem has been elected the new president of the student body government succeeding Abdalla Abdalla.Abdul Rahman Tahir, Dina Hammada and Rinchu Mathew have been elected class of 2013 representatives.Fares Attar, Omar Al-Ani and Mouhammad Hijab have been elected to represent the class of 2012.Matthias Mueller, Mohammed Alathba, Ahmed Al-lawati…

Texas A&M at Qatar awarded Environmental Excellence Award

Published Mar 30, 2010

Texas A&M University at Qatar was awarded the 'Excellence in Environmental Technology' distinction from the Offshore Arabia 2010 Environmental Awards at a ceremony Monday in Dubai.The award recognized the engineering university’s efforts to contribute to the sound stewardship of the region’s precious natural resources and environmental leadership in the region and the…

QatarGas to host interviews at Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Mar 29, 2010

The Office of Student and Community Relations will host three representatives from QatarGas on 31 March and 1 April to conduct interviews.The representatives will interview junior and senior students from the mechanical and petroleum engineering programs to obtain internships, employment and sponsorship opportunities. For information contact Sarah Aboulhosn:

OSCR invites Aggie moms to Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Mar 29, 2010

The Office of Student and Community Relations on 5 April will be hosting Aggie Moms to tour the Texas A&M Engineering Building, labs and other facilities.The visit is a chance for Aggie moms to meet each other and will provide the opportunity to discuss the future of the Aggie Moms Club. Mrs. Judy Weichold will lead the event. For information contact Sarah Aboulhosn:

International Conference on Telecommunications comes to the Middle East for the first time for 2010 event

Published Mar 29, 2010

Texas A&M at Qatar, in collaboration with Qatar University and Qatar University Wireless Innovation Center, will be hosting the International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT2010) 4-7 April. The conference will feature advances in the changing world of wireless technology, offering tutorials and six keynote speakers on the topics of wireless communications, optical communications…

BAM announces winners of remote control air race

Published Mar 28, 2010

The Body and Mind Association (BAM) recently hosted a remote control airplane race at the Texas A&M Engineering Building last week.Winners were: 1st place, Ziad Amin of Texas A&M at Qatar. He won an all expense paid trip to Abu Dhabi to watch Red Bull Air Race; 2nd place, Usama Alony of the Academic Bridge Program who won a tandem para-gliding adventure; 3rd place, Barry Botes…

Mechanical Engineering Program hosts entrepreneurial seminars

Published Mar 28, 2010

The Mechanical Engineering Program of Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted two distinguished guests in their entrepreneurial seminars.On 18 March, Dr. S. Thomas Emerson, Morgenthaler Chair in Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University, presented, "Secrets of Success of an Entrepreneur." The lecture focused on the the entrepreneurial journey as a learning experience and the…

BAM takes first place in Red Bull Double Kick event

Published Mar 28, 2010

On 26 March, The Body and Mind Assocaiton won first place in the Red Bull Double Kick beach football event at the Interncontinental Hotel.Represented by three freshman, Shahab Usmani, Abdullah Ahmed, Gustavo Pulgar, BAM beat 96 other teams winning QR 6,000, a months membership to Intercon Beach and the winning trophy. For information contact Steven Stelljes:

SEC hosts E-day at Villagio Mall

Published Mar 23, 2010

The Texas A&M at Qatar Student Engineers' Council will be hosting Engineering Day on 26 March. Sponsored by ExxonMobil and Shell, E-day is designed raise awareness and promote engineering to young children. Activities such as making lava lamps and paper chromatography will be presented to educate young people on the basic principles of engineering. Representatives from all areas of the…

Senior chemical engineering students visit Q-Chem

Published Mar 22, 2010

Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Wahab, associate professor of chemical engineering, and Ahmed Khodary, teaching associate, accompanied senior chemical engineering students for a tour of the Q-Chem petrochemical plant in Mesaieed Industrial City on 15 March.Mr. Ahmed Homssi, head of Q-Chem environmental section, gave an overview of the environmental management system. Students toured the plant's…