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Outstanding Qatari high school students experience engineering at Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Jun 24, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar this week continues its mission of educating world-class engineers this week by introducing a new summer enrichment program aimed at reaching outstanding Qatari high school students.Named for the University’s four engineering programs, Texas A&M at Qatar has implemented the weeklong the EMPC summer program on 21 June. The program aims to familiarize…

Engineering faculty featured in Advance magazine

Published Jun 22, 2009

Two Texas A&M at Qatar faculty members are featured in Advance, an annual research magazine published by the Office of the Vice President for Research at Texas A&M. Dr. Nimir Elbashir, visiting assistant professor of chemical engineering, and Dr. Eyad Masad, associate professor of engineering, were highlighted for their transportation-related research in an article titled "Getting from Point A to…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts summer program for outstanding Qatari high school students

Published Jun 22, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted a new summer program introducing outstanding Qatari high school juniors to the chemical, electrical, mechanical and petroleum engineering programs offered at Texas A&M at Qatar.The goal of the program is to further the understanding of what engineering…

Alnuweiri and Fattah awarded best paper at international conference

Published Jun 15, 2009

Dr. Hussein Alnuweiri, senior professor of electrical engineering, and Dr. Hossam Fattah, a postdoctoral research associate, this week received an award for best paper at the International Communication Conference in Dresden, Germany.Their paper, titled "Performance Evaluation of…

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…