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Texas A&M at Qatar to graduate its 1,000th engineer Thursday

Published May 08, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar will graduate its 1,000th engineer Thursday (9 May) at 9 p.m. at the Qatar National Convention Centre. More than 100 students are expected to walk across the stage during the branch campus’ annual commencement ceremony, including 95 students who will graduate with bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and petroleum…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts renowned experts for petroleum engineering workshop

Published May 05, 2019

The Petroleum Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted an inaugural research planning workshop, “Current Advancements and Challenges in Multiphase Flow,” to address a major challenge in the oil and gas industry.  The workshop addressed the latest research and design in improving the conditions of multiphase flow in subsurfaces, wellbores and pipelines, which would…

Excellence and Service Awards winners announced

Published May 05, 2019

At the 2019 Excellence and Service Awards, the following award winners were announced: Bryan Townsend, Dean’s Leadership AwardIyad Abdel-Jawad, Dean’s Achievement AwardKostas Kakosimos, Faculty Excellence AwardNayef Alyafei, Teaching Excellence AwardMansour Karkoub, Faculty Research Excellence AwardMuhammad Ismail, Research Fellow Excellence AwardAlreem…

Aggie Achievement Award winners announced

Published May 02, 2019

2018-19 Men’s Football MVPAlmotazbelah Eledrisi 2018-19 Women’s Basketball MVPLina Karkoub  2018-19 Men’s Basketball MVPAlmotazbelah Eledrisi Student Government Excellence AwardsAbdul Sattar AlkahalaMotaz EledrisiAbdulkarim MohamedAbdullah…

The Leadership Club at Texas A&M at Qatar hosts TEDx event on the theme of empowerment

Published May 01, 2019

The Leadership Club at Texas A&M University at Qatar and student Ganna Khalil recently organized the first ever TEDx event at Texas A&M at Qatar on the theme of empowerment. TEDx is an independently organized event that helps share ideas in communities around the world in the form of short, powerful talks. The event took place at Qatar National Library and the presenters were Texas A&M at…

Texas A&M University at Qatar, ConocoPhillips, and Qatargas Successfully Conclude 10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium

Published Apr 28, 2019

The 10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium (QPSS), hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar, ConocoPhillips, and Qatargas, concluded yesterday after a successful two-day run from April 14 to 15 2019. More than 300 industry experts and researchers gathered at the Intercontinental Doha Hotel to tackle this year’s theme of “Human error happens. How do we overcome the inevitable?” This year’s speakers called…

Texas A&M University at Qatar, ConocoPhillips, and Qatargas Host 10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium

Published Apr 28, 2019

Marking a decade of cooperation between industry and academia, the 10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium (QPSS) opened its doors to experts and visitors at the Intercontinental Doha Hotel yesterday. This year’s event saw Texas A&M University at Qatar and ConocoPhillips partner with Qatargas, the World’s Premier LNG Company, to host the two-day forum. The institutions signed a commemorative Memorandum…

Texas A&M at Qatar STEM program teaches high school students the science behind forensics and crime-solving

Published Apr 28, 2019

High school students from around Qatar learned about the science and technologies behind crime scene investigation over five days as part of the Engineering Heroes: Qatar Special Investigators (QSI) academic enrichment program hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar.  The innovative Engineering Heroes STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) outreach program focused on the forensic…

ADC hosts event promoting Pakistani culture

Published Apr 24, 2019

The Aggie Desi Club at Texas A&M at Qatar recently highlighted the culture of Pakistan as part of its Desi Wednesday series. The event showcased Pakistani culture, including sports, traditional clothing and the food of Pakistan. ADC members also hosted a quiz with questions and general facts about Pakistan in order to increase students' knowledge about Pakistan.

SPE and SGA host Aggieland carnival

Published Apr 24, 2019

The Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Student Government Association at Texas A&M at Qatar recently collaborated to host a new tradition called Aggieland. The carnival-style event attracted more than 200 students from across Education City. Activities included a dunk tank, high striker and other carnival games and food.