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Texas A&M at Qatar to host distinguished lecture series

Published Oct 08, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar next week will host the first installment of its distinguished lecture series. The lecture series is designed to encourage discourse among the Texas A&M at Qatar and the local communities on important topics in the field of engineering.The first lecture of the series, "Engineering Education in Transition," on 20 Oct. will be presented by Dr. L.S. "Skip"…

Department of Student Affairs to host Gig 'em week

Published Oct 05, 2009

The Department of Student Affairs on 18 Oct will kickoff Gig 'em week 2009. Several events, designed to showcase and celebrate the Aggie spirit, include Maroon day, Aggieland Market, Chili Cook-off, Ring Day, and Make a Difference day. "The goal of Gig 'em week is to introduce and promote the values of Texas A&M at Qatar," Rachel White, a student development specialist in the Department of Student…

Texas A&M at Qatar hits the airwaves

Published Oct 05, 2009

Tune in to QF Radio's newest show, Campus Buzz, to hear the latest news and information from Texas A&M University at Qatar. Created by students, Campus Buzz is designed to showcase the different perspectives and activities happening in Education City. For information on how to download the latest edition of Campus Buzz visit

Latest publication by Work released

Published Oct 04, 2009

David Work, visiting assistant professor of history, released his latest work, "Lincoln's Political Generals," published by University of Illinois Press. In this book, Work examines the policy of appointing political generals to build a national coalition to fight and win the Civil War. Work follows the careers of sixteen generals through the war to assess their contributions and to ascertain how…

Texas A&M hires physics Nobel laureate

Published Oct 01, 2009

Texas A&M has hired a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, the fifth recipient of the prestigious international award to join the university's faculty. David Lee, who shared the award with two colleagues in 1996, will move his research program and laboratory from Cornell University to Texas A&M University.For the full story, visit

Masad appointed assistant dean for research and graduate studies

Published Sep 29, 2009

In support of continuing its expansion of research activities and implementation of its graduate programs, Texas A&M University at Qatar announces the appointment of Professor Eyad Masad as Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.Dr. Masad holds a joint appointment as Halliburton Professor of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M's home campus and is a member of the mechanical…

Iyengar accepted to CIEP, receives QSTP scholarship

Published Sep 27, 2009

Dr. Srinath Iyengar, postdoctoral research associate, has been accepted to and awarded a full scholarship to the 2009-2010 Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program."I consider that it is essential to promote academia and industrial interactions and the commercialization of research ideas," Iyengar said. "I keenly look forward to hone and apply my entrepreneurial skills…

Jacobs to present seminars on combustion

Published Sep 26, 2009

Dr. Tim Jacobs, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University, will present this week seminars on combustion.The first seminar, "Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Combustion: An Ultra Efficient and Clean Method to Produce Power," will take place on 1 Oct. Jacobs will provide an overview of HCCI combustion and describe the fundamental mechanisms…

Hadd's paper on linear systems ranked most downloaded from Oxford Journals Web site

Published Sep 23, 2009

Dr. Said Hadd, post doctoral research associate, and Abdelaziz Rhandi, have co-authored a paper ranked among the top five most downloaded articles from the IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information, published by the Oxford Journals. The paper titled "Feedback theory for time-varying regular linear systems with input and state delays," focuses on the class of regular time-varying systems…

University offices closed

Published Sep 17, 2009

University offices will be closed 20-22 Sept. and classes will not meet during 20-24 Sept. in observance of the Eid Al-Fitr holiday. University offices will reopen 23 Sept., with classes resuming 27 Sept.