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Texas A&M at Qatar hosts potential master’s students for annual open house

Published Mar 14, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently welcomed potential master’s students for its annual Graduate Studies Open House in the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City.  The event aimed to answer questions for prospective students about Texas A&M at Qatar’s master’s degrees in chemical engineering: the Master of Science and Master of Engineering. Attendees learned about Texas…

Palestinian Cultural Club hosts luncheon

Published Mar 13, 2019

The Palestinian Cultural Club (PCC) recently hosted Bethlehem Luncheon, featuring talks from Texas A&M at Qatar faculty members Dr. Haitham Abu Rub, Dr. Ali Ghrayeb and Dr. Eyad Masad on the theme, "We Still Have Hope for Palestine." PCC adviser Erin Wehrenberg and PCC members Rand Al Agha and Yousef Diab also spoke on what Palestine means to them and shared pictures and personal stories. PCC also…

Retnanto and Idris receive best paper award

Published Mar 13, 2019

Petroleum engineering professor of the practice Dr. Albertus Retnanto and former student Mohamed Idris ’18 recently received the Best Track Paper Award in Energy for their research article, "An Energy Harvesting Alternative to Wellhead Gas Chokes," at the Ninth Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Bangkok, Thailand.

Bonachi and Gandra place first and second in poster presentations

Published Mar 13, 2019

Dr. Marc Comi Bonachi, postdoctoral research associate under research associate professor Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi, won first place for his poster, “Synthesis of Conjugated Monomers Based on N-Alkyl-Bisthiazole-Dicarboximide Derivatives for Use in Transistor Devices.” Dr. Upendar Gandra, postdoctoral research associate under associate dean for research Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, won second place for his…

Qatari Student Association to host Mal Lawal

Published Mar 13, 2019

The Qatari Student Association is hosting Mal Lawal next week, 17-18 March. The event promotes Qatari culture and traditions and encourages cultural exchange among Aggies with fellow students in Education City. Mal Lawal won student event of the year in 2018. Traditional performances, a make me Qatari booth, giveaways and more are planned outside the Link Atrium.

Three petroleum engineering undergraduate research projects place in UREP competition

Published Mar 13, 2019

Three petroleum engineering undergraduate research projects of Dr. Nayef Alyafei, Dr. Mahmood Amani and Dr. Albertus Retnanto have qualified for the 11th UREP competition hosted by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). In the final qualification stage judged by a panel of experts in the energy field, in which all three groups competed, Alyafei's project, "From Pore-scale to Field-scale: Understanding…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts colloquium on light technologies that can promote the goal of a knowledge-based Qatari economy

Published Mar 13, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted a colloquium, “Light: A New Nobel Prize for a Trillion-dollar Business,” at the HBKU Cinema to highlight the research work being done at Texas A&M at Qatar that is truly affecting Qatar’s future. The colloquium…

Three Aggies receive Education Excellence Award

Published Mar 13, 2019

Three Aggies from Texas A&M University at Qatar have received the Education Excellence Award from the Qatar Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Dr. Dhabia Al-Mohannadi, Class of 2012; Shaikha Al-Qahtani, Class of 2018; and Mohammed Almarri, Class of 2022, were recognized by His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in a ceremony 3 March.  Dr. César Octavio Malavé,…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts open on behalf of Texas A&M Energy Institute’s new degree and certificate programs

Published Mar 10, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar hosted an open house recently to promote the Texas A&M Energy Institute’s newly launched Master of Science in Energy and Certificate in Energy programs. Designed to create the next generation of leaders in energy, this program targets both students and professionals who want to be educated on the high-impact and interdisciplinary facets of the energy research landscape. Prospective…

Texas A&M at Qatar inspires school students to design their own apps as part of STEM enrichment program

Published Mar 10, 2019

App Camp was recently presented by Texas A&M University at Qatar and sponsored by Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. (Oxy Qatar). Occidental has joined the branch campus’s strategic educational outreach efforts that aim to motivate young Qataris to choose educational pathways for careers in fields related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The initiative supports both…