Skip Navigation

News

Elbashir visits UTP in Malaysia and Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya in Mexico

Published Mar 27, 2019

Dr. Nimir Elbashir, chair and professor in the Petroleum Engineering Program and chemical engineering professor, gave a talk about advancement in natural gas processing research at the Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) in Malaysia. Elbashir visited UTP with Dr. Jeff Spath, chair of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M, to sign an MoU to explore collaborations in research…

New student organization holds beach cleanup

Published Mar 27, 2019

Eco-soteria, a new student organization that raises awareness about various environmental issues and concerns in Qatar, recently organized a beach cleanup. Twenty-three students traveled to Simaisma Beach to clean the beach of trash and to learn more about the effects of littering on oceans. They collected around 120 kilograms of waste. Led by freshman Noora Al Thani, the club educates students…

Masad and Elbashir represent Texas A&M and TEES at MoU signing in Malaysia

Published Mar 27, 2019

Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) established a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) on 4 March 2019 at the UTP campus in Perak, Malaysia. The areas of collaboration were identified based on a previous visit of UTP leadership to Texas A&M at Qatar in September 2018. The MoU aimed at establishing collaborations in areas…

Texas A&M at Qatar Gas and Fuels Research Center celebrates MoU with Energy Institute

Published Mar 27, 2019

The Gas and Fuels Research Center (GFRC) and Texas A&M University at Qatar recently celebrated the center’s agreement with the Texas A&M Energy Institute based in College Station, Texas (USA), to partner on research education and training. The GFRC is a multidisciplinary research center that aims to lead the integrated research activities and resources of Texas A&M to support shale gas and natural…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts Fulbright scholar to enhance student learning and teaching innovation

Published Mar 26, 2019

The Center for Teaching and Learning at Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted expert Dr. Mary Deane Sorcinelli as part of a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Program award to enhance student learning and teaching innovation. This is believed to be the first such grant for an educational institution in Qatar and believed to be the first of its kind in the entire MENA region. Sorcinelli is…

10th annual symposium organized by Texas A&M at Qatar and Qatar University highlights sustainable engineered materials

Published Mar 24, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Center for Advanced Materials (CAM) at Qatar University recently celebrated the 10th edition of the Materials Science and Engineering Symposium, which is supported by the Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO).  Since its inception, the Materials Science and Engineering Symposium has become a valuable platform through which researchers, academics and industry…

11th Annual QAFCO – Texas A&M University at Qatar Conference focuses on functional materials

Published Mar 21, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Qatar Fertiliser Co. (QAFCO) co-hosted their annual daylong symposium featuring prominent chemists and chemical engineers who shared the latest advances in their fields. The 2019 QAFCO – Texas A&M University at Qatar Conference was the 11th in the series and focused on functional materials. The conference highlighted the pressing need for government,…

Texas A&M at Qatar and HBKU to offer cybersecurity certificate program

Published Mar 20, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) Executive Education Center will hold their second Fundamentals of Cybersecurity certificate program beginning 24 March. Access to secure networks in a connected world is a necessity in today’s world. As an ever-growing amount of personal and potentially sensitive data is uploaded into servers everywhere, the public,…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts potential master’s students for annual open house

Published Mar 14, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently welcomed potential master’s students for its annual Graduate Studies Open House in the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City.  The event aimed to answer questions for prospective students about Texas A&M at Qatar’s master’s degrees in chemical engineering: the Master of Science and Master of Engineering. Attendees learned about Texas…

Palestinian Cultural Club hosts luncheon

Published Mar 13, 2019

The Palestinian Cultural Club (PCC) recently hosted Bethlehem Luncheon, featuring talks from Texas A&M at Qatar faculty members Dr. Haitham Abu Rub, Dr. Ali Ghrayeb and Dr. Eyad Masad on the theme, "We Still Have Hope for Palestine." PCC adviser Erin Wehrenberg and PCC members Rand Al Agha and Yousef Diab also spoke on what Palestine means to them and shared pictures and personal stories. PCC also…