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Masad named Halliburton award recipient

Published Mar 03, 2009

Dr. Eyad Masad, associate professor of engineering, has been chosen to receive a 2008-2009 Halliburton Professorship Award. This award is given to faculty who have displayed continued excellence in both teaching and research."I was extremely pleased," Masad said. "This is a prestigious award from the Dwight Look College of Engineering. I was pleased because of the way the University…

Science Program to launch Science Colloquium

Published Feb 10, 2009

The Science Program at Texas A&M University of Qatar is launching a semimonthly series of lectures entitled the Science Colloquium. These lectures, featuring distinguished speakers from Qatar and abroad, will focus on the subjects of chemistry, mathematics, physics as well as other science relevant topics.The Science Colloquium will take place at 12:00 p.m., twice a month…

Qatar high school students recognized for completing rigorous pre-college program at Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Feb 01, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar today recognized 40 high-achieving Qatari high school students who completed a rigorous two-week science and math enrichment program in collaboration with the Supreme Education Council's Higher Education Institute.The students, enrolled at 10 Doha high schools, took 40 hours of chemistry, math and physics as part of a pre-college enrichment program…

Basketball league continues play this week

Published Jan 31, 2009

Education City's first ever basketball league continues play this week, as Texas A&M at Qatar competes Monday night against Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.The league consists of seven teams, four from Education City and three from other local Doha schools. There will be a total of 40 games played over a seven week period, ending with a tournament at American of School…

Thirteenth episode of Engineering Works looks at modern homes


The thirteenth episode of the Engineering Works Arabic podcast series looks at the secret life of an otherwise typical, suburban home. The podcast is sponsored by Maersk Oil Qatar through the Dhia: Engineering Leaders partnership.

UREP projects take top honors


Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) recently announced the five finalists for the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) for the best of the 95 awarded UREP cycle nine and ten projects. The five finalists include two Texas A&M at Qatar projects. The first project, "Investigating the Effects of Ultra High Pressures and Temperatures on the Rheological Properties of Oil-Based Drilling Mud"…

University to close for semester break


Texas A&M at Qatar offices will close 25 - 29 Dec. for the University's semester break. Offices will reopen 1 Jan. with classes resuming 16 Jan.

Liberal Arts Speaker Series discusses "American Way of War"


Texas A&M at Qatar prepares Qatari industry professionals to pursue university degrees mid-career


Texas A&M University at Qatar has launched a community education program to prepare local industry professionals to pursue university degrees mid-career in order to further their careers. The program comes in response to a demonstrated need for it in the local community, as many mid-level managers without university degrees at industry corporations are being encouraged to pursue university…

Aggies Commit Festival celebrates QEP


Texas A&M at Qatar has unveiled a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) aimed at encouraging students to learn throughout life instead of only during their years in traditional education. The initiative, titled “Aggies Commit to Learning for a Lifetime,” seeks to empower students to develop skills, knowledge and attitudes that will promote their lifelong learning. The University has adopted the…