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Former student obtains chartered engineer licensure

Published Jan 01, 2018

Former student Hazem Abdel-Moati has been registered as a chartered engineer with the Engineering Council, the United Kingdom’s regulatory body of the engineering profession. A chartered engineer is one of the highest standards of professional licensing within the engineering field. Applicants are expected to not only possess an in-depth knowledge of the field, they should also be able to…

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosts math camp attracting young students across Qatar

Published Dec 27, 2017

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted the Second AGYA Math Olympiad Camp to provide young students in Qatar an opportunity to engage in math activities and to foster their talents. Fifty students from schools across Qatar in all grade levels participated in the camp. The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) brings together Arab and German scholars to face shared challenges…

Ashghal signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Dec 13, 2017

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Texas A&M University at Qatar to offer a number of training and development programmes for both Ashghal employees and university students. His Excellency Dr. Eng. Saad bin Ahmad Al Muhannadi, President of the Public Works Authority, was joined by Texas A&M at Qatar Dean Dr. César Octavio Malavé in signing…

Chemical engineering honor society inducts 11 new members

Published Dec 13, 2017

Omega Chi epsilon (OXE), the chemical engineering honor society, inducted 11 new undergraduate and graduate students as new members to its Gamma Delta Chapter. The initiation event was attended by Dean Malavé, chemical engineering faculty members and current members of the honor society. Omega Chi Epsilon started at Texas A&M at Qatar as a club in 2012 and was chartered as an official chapter in…

Elsheikh co-edits book on motivation

Published Dec 13, 2017

Dr. Aymen Elsheikh, instructional assistant professor in the Liberal Arts Program, has recently co-edited a volume, Motivation and Classroom Management: Theory, Practice and Implications. The book addresses not only how to motivate teachers and learners but also the relationship between motivation and classroom management.

SEC hosts annual charity event for support staff

Published Dec 13, 2017

The Student Engineers' Council and volunteers from the engineering honor societies at Texas A&M at Qatar recently held their annual charity event. They helped serve food, drinks and ice cream to the support staff in the Texas A&M Engineering Building. A total of 120 cleaners, security guards and technicians attended the event.

Students visit Qatar National Library

Published Dec 13, 2017

Students in the Foundation English course recently toured the newly opened Qatar National Library. Students were treated with a personalized tour of the facilities, including the book stacks, the study and Innovation rooms, the Conservation Lab, and the Heritage Collection. The library is the focus of a multimedia project the students are working on. Course instructors Deanna Rasmussen, Sherry Ward…

EEP hosts its 10th training cycle

Published Dec 13, 2017

More than 100 students attended the most recent Engineering Enrichment Program training cycle. In this cycle, 12 different courses — including SOLIDWORKS, LabVIEW, Python, Petrel, Autodesk Revit MEP and others — were offered. Students practiced working on engineering software and modeling systems used in professional workplaces. Additionally, for the first time, two professional development courses…

Bazzi and Barlog publish article in Nature Chemistry

Published Dec 13, 2017

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, professor of chemistry in the Science Program and associate dean for research, and postdoctoral research associate Dr. Maciej Barlog recently published an article, "DNA-imprinted polymer nanoparticles with monodispersity and prescribed DNA-strand patterns," in Nature Chemistry. The impact factor of the journal is 25.870.  The news of their research was recently highlighted…

AlGammal declared a winner of Challenge 22

Published Dec 13, 2017

Technical laboratory coordinator Mohammad AlGammal was recently named one of 10 winners out of nearly 1,000 entrants in the Challenge 22 competition. The competition is an initiative of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in which finalists presented their proposals over two days to a panel of experts for a chance to win $15,000. AlGammal's project, PVTopia, proposed a photovoltaic tile…