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Abdel-Wahab and Bickham named recipients of SLATE award

Published Aug 18, 2009

Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Wahab, senior associate professor professor of chemical engineering, and Dr. Troy Bickham, associate professor of history and Ray A. Rothrock Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts, this week were named Texas A&M at Qatar's spring 2009 SLATE award recipients. The Student Led Award for Teaching Excellence is awarded based on the average score of the Texas A&M System faculty…

Fakhr and Hamed receive CPS certification

Published Aug 04, 2009

Alia Fakhr, administrative coordinator in the Office of the Dean and CEO, and Ghada Hamed, administrative assistant for the Petroleum Engineering Program, have obtained the rating of certified professional secretary from the International Association of Administrative Professionals. To receive CPS certification, Fakhr and Hamed were administered a three-part exam covering the areas of office technology,…

Cambridge publishes book with chapter by Bickham

Published Aug 04, 2009

Dr. Troy Bickham, associate professor of history and Ray A. Rothrock Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts, has written a chapter titled "I shall tear off their scalps, and make cups of their skulls: American Indians in the Eighteenth-Century British Press," in a new book titled

Rowe studies pigments used in ancient rock paintings

Published Aug 04, 2009

Dr. Marvin Rowe, professor of chemistry, on 21 July, presented the lecture "Dating Ancient Rock Paintings" at the Albuquerque Archaeological Society meeting. During the summer, Rowe also participated in two archaeological field trips. The first was to the Shumla School of Rock Art Studies at Comstock, Texas.…

Texas A&M at Qatar and Shell sign three-year memorandum of understanding

Published Aug 01, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar and Qatar Shell Research & Technology Center on 30 July signed a three-year memorandum of understanding enhancing the already strong relationship between the two institutions.The memo was signed by Dr. Mark H. Weichold, dean and CEO of…

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…