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Texas A&M at Qatar's Petroleum Engineering Program holds joint workshop

Published Oct 10, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar's Petroleum Engineering Program took part in a joint workshop with the Petroleum Engineering Department at Texas A&M to develop short and long-term plans for integrating the department teaching, research and service activities and building excellence in each.Texas A&M University's Petroleum Engineering Department is a world-leading program in the upstream field and Texas…

SPE chapter named outstanding student chapter for fourth year in a row

Published Oct 10, 2018

The Texas A&M University at Qatar chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been named an Outstanding Student Chapter for the fourth year in a row.  The award recognizes SPE student chapters with exceptional programs in industry engagement, operations and planning, community involvement, professional development and innovation. Texas A&M at Qatar received the award at SPE’s…

Tzortzakis delivers plenary lecture at conference in Moscow

Published Oct 10, 2018

Dr. Stylianos Tzortzakis, physics professor in the Science Program, delivered the plenary lecture, "Molded filaments and applications," at the International Conference on Ultrafast Optical Science in Moscow, Russia. The conference brought together more than 150 experts from around the world. Tzortzakis’ presentation covered the most recent…

Texas A&M at Qatar student interns help bringing 2022 FIFA World Cup™ to life

Published Oct 10, 2018

Eight Texas A&M University at Qatar students recently completed internships with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) where they gained valuable real-world workplace experience and did their parts to bring the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ to fruition. Aggies Syeda Akhter, Jowaher Al-Shiba, Yazan Barghouti, Abouelkassim Becetti, Rami El-Turk, Osamah Hindi, Nur-Hamza Peljto and Nadeem Wahbeh…

Women Mentorship Program hosts its first session

Published Oct 10, 2018

More than 30 female Aggie engineers met last week for the first training session of the Women Mentorship Program (WMP). The peer mentoring program matches female freshmen with female upperclassmen and provides them with the guidance and support they need to understand the expectations of university life and the transition from high school. The program also educates mentees on the academic and research…

Tafreshi honored for teaching excellence

Published Oct 09, 2018

Dr. Reza Tafreshi, associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has received the 2018 Distinguished Achievement College-level Award for Teaching from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Tafreshi has been a faculty member at Texas A&M at Qatar for 11 years and has made tremendous contributions toward the creation of a vibrant teaching…

Texas A&M signs memorandum of understanding with AUB

Published Oct 07, 2018

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was recently signed between the American University of Beirut (AUB) through its Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS); and Texas A&M University, including Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES). The purpose of this MoU is to set forth increased collaboration, cooperation, and interaction between…

Texas A&M at Qatar wins prestigious Fulbright award to enhance student learning and teaching innovation

Published Oct 04, 2018

The Center for Teaching and Learning at Texas A&M University at Qatar has been awarded a Fulbright grant to enhance student learning and teaching innovation — the first such grant for an educational institution in Qatar and believed to be the first of its kind in the entire MENA region. The prestigious award comes under the Fulbright Specialist Program administered by the U.S. Department…

Texas A&M at Qatar launches fifth volume of student writing

Published Sep 30, 2018

Engineering students from Texas A&M University at Qatar showcased their writing talents in the 2018 edition of Best Writing, a book that demonstrates the ability and creativity of students at the branch campus. Now in its fifth year, Best Writing features the writings of Texas A&M at Qatar students in a variety of genres, from poetry, short stories and personal essays to…

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty awarded five UREP grants

Published Sep 30, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar has been awarded five proposals, engaging a total of 12 primary research mentors and staff, in addition to 23 students in the 23rd cycle of the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) grants from the Qatar National Research Fund. The total amount of funding is US $114,997.00. Mechanical engineering assistant professor Dr. Bing Guo has been awarded $10,000…