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

Published Mar 04, 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.…

Parsaei elected Fellow of Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Published Feb 18, 2019

Dr. Hamid R. Parsaei, professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Since 1986, the SME College of Fellows has honored those members who have made outstanding contributions to the social, technological and educational aspects of the manufacturing profession. This…

Badar named inaugural student leader of the month for February

Published Feb 13, 2019

Qatari Student Association Vice President Najla Badar has been named the inaugural student leader of the month for February by the Department of Student Affairs. She was recognized for: Raising the voices of Qatari females Encouraging engagement and participation in events Listening to all voices and implementing fair decisions

Petroleum Engineering Program hosts Annual Paper Contest

Published Feb 13, 2019

The Petroleum Engineering Program recently hosted its Annual Paper Contest. Senior students wrote and presented technical papers to a jury panel of industry representatives. Placing first from the two parallel sessions were Nikolayevich Dela Rosa and AlReem Al-Dosari. Runners-up were Abdullah Shaat and Muhammad Zia.

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts STEM Fest for employees, graduates and families

Published Feb 10, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted its annual STEM Fest in the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City. STEM Fest brings together the Texas A&M at Qatar community to enjoy a day full of exciting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities. In addition to employees and their families, this year’s event also included graduates of the university and their families. Events included…