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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 09, 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…

Texas A&M at Qatar professor to receive prestigious award for asphalt and concrete design

Published Mar 03, 2019

Dr. Eyad Masad, professor at Texas A&M University at Qatar and Texas A&M University (USA), will receive the prestigious 2019 James Laurie Prize from the Transportation and Development Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The award was established by ASCE in 1912 in honor of the first president of the society. The prize is awarded each year to an ASCE member who has…

Mechanical engineering honor society attends national convention

Published Feb 27, 2019

The executive board of Texas A&M at Qatar's chapter of the Pi Tau Sigma mechanical engineering honor society recently attended the honor society’s national convention at Colorado State University. President Osama Hindi and Vice President Ahmad Al-Kuwari took part in a series of workshops, panels and industry visits.

Ruimi co-writes entry in the Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics

Published Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Annie Ruimi, associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program, has co-written an entry on the 19th century French elastician Adhémar-Jean-Claude Barré de Saint-Venant in the 2019 edition of the Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics published by Springer. Saint-Venant made fundamental contributions to mechanics, most notably to linear elasticity, but also to fluid mechanics and plasticity.…

Texas A&M at Qatar and HBKU to jointly offer cybsersecurity certificate program

Published Feb 27, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar and the Executive Education Center at Hamad Bin Khalifa University are once again offering the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity certificate program. The program will cover topics related to the concepts behind modern cryptographic systems and how they can be employed to secure data and private communications. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of each…

Texas A&M at Qatar students participate in worldwide engineering competition

Published Feb 27, 2019

Engineering students from Texas A&M University at Qatar recently spent 48 hours designing, building and presenting ideas and technologies of benefit to the world during Invent for the Planet. Started by Texas A&M University’s main campus in College Station, Texas (USA), Invent for the Planet asked students from 36 participating universities around the world to tackle the most challenging…

Texas A&M at Qatar students participate in mini marathon to win class ring

Published Feb 24, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted its annual Run for the Ring event at Oxygen Park in Education City. Run for The Ring is a 5K run/walk promoting the Texas A&M tradition of the Aggie Ring, the most visible symbol of Texas A&M’s alumni association, the Aggie Network. The ring represents the values every Aggie should hold: excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty, respect and selfless service.…