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QF partner Texas A&M at Qatar receives 11 QNRF grants for research to benefit Qatar

Published Jan 26, 2021

Faculty and staff researchers at Texas A&M at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university, have received funding from the Qatar National Research Fund’s (QNRF) National Priorities Research Program for 11 projects that will benefit multiple industries in Qatar and its people.

Faculty and researchers awarded QNRF’s NPRP grants 

Published Jan 20, 2021

Eleven faculty and researchers at Texas A&M University at Qatar were awarded grants in the 13th cycle of Qatar National Research Fund’s National Priorities Research Program. The National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) is QNRF’s main funding program and focuses on supporting research projects that address Qatar’s needs. Texas A&M at Qatar received 11 of the 75 grants announced this cycle. The…

High energy and medical physics group wins best poster award

Published Jan 17, 2021

The High Energy and Medical Physics group won the best poster award at the 11th Annual Scientific Meeting and Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine workshop.

Texas A&M at Qatar's Alyafei publishes second edition of textbook

Published Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Nayef Alyafei, assistant professor of petroleum engineering at Qatar Foundation partner university Texas A&M University at Qatar, has published the second edition of his textbook, Fundamentals of Reservoir Rock Properties. Alyafei…

Gharib receives ASME Excellence in STEM Implementation Award

Published Jan 10, 2021

Dr. Mohamed Gharib from the Office of Engagement has received the Bestows Excellence in STEM Implementation Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for his paper, “An Integrated Engineering Agriculture STEM Program.”

High school researchers mentored by Texas A&M at Qatar STEM expert win first place in national competition

Published Jan 06, 2021

A team of high school student researchers mentored by Texas A&M at Qatar STEM expert Dr. Mohamed Gharib recently won first place in the annual National Competition for Scientific Research organized by Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Qatar National Research Fund.

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty participates in Smart Cities panel

Published Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Saber Trabelsi, assistant professor of mathematics in the Science Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, participated in a panel discussion in the Doha Smart Cities Summit. The panel, “Smart City Pandemic Readiness panel,” explored how smart cities dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of technology in mitigating the effects. Other panelists included Andrey Telenkov, CEO of…

Qatar chapter of American Chemical Society recognized for international activities

Published Dec 15, 2020

  The Qatar chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has received the Global Engagement Award during the annual ACS ChemLuminary Awards Ceremony for its international efforts and activities. The Qatar chapter was established in 2018 when it joined 19 other international chapters around the world. The chapter aims…

Texas A&M at Qatar webinar panelists say female faculty in STEM succeed despite obstacles to leadership

Published Dec 14, 2020

Four senior-level leaders from four academic institutions spoke candidly about their personal experiences and success strategies for women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professions during a recent webinar hosted by the Women’s Faculty Forum at Texas A&M University at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university. The discussion convened Dr. Hanan Farhat, founder and senior…

Texas A&M at Qatar and CMU-Q coaching teams in international competition to solve real-world challenges

Published Dec 09, 2020

STEM experts from Texas A&M University at Qatar and Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar are coaching two teams of students from schools around Qatar who are working together to create innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to health-related real-world problems in the international Conrad Challenge 2020/2021. The…