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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.…

Bengali published in Organometallics

Published Jun 10, 2009

Dr. Ashfaq Bengali, senior associate professor of chemistry, has published a paper in the American Chemical Society journal Organometallics.Bengali, in collaboration with Professor Wai Yip Fan…

200 students enrolled in summer terms

Published Jun 10, 2009

Two hundred students are enrolled in summer courses at Texas A&M University at Qatar in the five- and eight-week summer terms, University officials reported this week. "This summer's total numbers are higher than last year," said Maha Ayyash, associate director of admissions and records. The five-week…

Doha A&M Club donates to scholarship fund

Published Jun 10, 2009

The Doha A&M Club has donated QR 15,000 ($4110) to the scholarship fund at Texas A&M at Qatar. The donation comes from proceeds of the annual "boot scoot" fundraiser held earlier this year. The Doha A&M Club has been an active supporter of Texas A&M at Qatar, encouraging members to stay connected with the University's Qatar campus. Harris Swartz '80, president of the Doha A&M Club, inducted the…

Multidisciplinary team of researchers receives contract from Qatar Science & Technology Park

Published May 27, 2009

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Texas A&M University at Qatar and Texas A&M University has received a contract from Qatar…

Texas A&M at Qatar students win honor of hosting IEEE student branch congress

Published May 27, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar students who attended the first IEEE Middle East student branch congress in Jordan this month competed for and won the honor of hosting next year's IEEE Middle East student branch congress.The delegation from Texas A&M at Qatar competed in presentation, financial and managerial competitions. Texas A&M at Qatar placed second overall. "It's a great honor for…

Texas A&M researchers net 32 percent of research funds

Published May 24, 2009

Researchers get $27.5 million for projects in engineering and natural, social and medical sciences.Researchers from Texas A&M University at Qatar and the University’s main campus on Sunday were named recipients…

Mechanical engineer lectures on philosophy of science

Published May 14, 2009

Dr. K.R. Rajagopal, professor of mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University, on Wednesday will present "Art, Craft and Philosophy of Science." The lecture focused on features that go into the development of a scientific theory. The lecture also focused…

Alnuweiri and colleagues "On Cloud Nine"

Published May 11, 2009

Dr. Hussein Alnuweiri, senior professor of electrical and computer engineering, and collaborators Dr. Majd F. Sakr, associate teaching professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, and Professor Qutaibah Malluhi, head of computer science and computer engineering at Qatar University, are on the cover this month's issue of Network magazine. The article, headlined "On Cloud…

Texas A&M at Qatar students recognized for leadership

Published May 06, 2009

The 2009 Student Affairs Leadership and Student Achievement celebration on Thursday honored several students for their outstanding commitment and leadership abilities.Students were honored with the following awards:Men’s basketball MVP: Wajih IdrissWomen’s basketball MVP:…