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Texas A&M at Qatar STEM program teaches high school students about forensic technologies

Published May 05, 2018

High school students from across Qatar spent a week learning about the science and technologies behind crime scene investigation as part of the Engineering Heroes: Qatar Special Investigators (QSI) academic enrichment program hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar. Engineering Heroes is a unique and innovative academic outreach initiative that teaches students the principles behind forensics.…

Faculty and staff recognized at annual awards ceremony 2018

Published May 01, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar honored faculty and staff at the annual Faculty and Staff Awards 26 April at the HBKU Student Center. Among the numerous and well-deserving recipients, executive director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Dr. Ashfaq Bengali was awarded the Faculty Excellence Award and associate dean for research Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi was awarded the Dean's Leadership Award. The entire list…

TEE grant winners attend Transformative Teaching and Learning Conference

Published May 01, 2018

Several faculty and academic staff winners of current and previous TAMUQ Transformative Educational Experience (TEE) grants were accepted to present the results of their projects at the Transformative Teaching and Learning Conference held in College Station on 17-18 April. Three travel awards, supported by CTL, were also given to TEE projects accepted at the conference.

Texas A&M at Qatar conference focuses on new materials and technologies to improve roads

Published Apr 29, 2018

About 175 local, regional and international experts and practitioners in the area of design and construction of sustainable pavement systems gathered in Doha for the Advances in Materials and Pavement Prediction (AM3P) conference. The conference was organized by Texas A&M University at Qatar, The University of Texas at Austin (USA) and TUDelft (Netherlands). Platinum sponsors included the…

Texas A&M at Qatar student achievements recognized

Published Apr 25, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted its annual Student Affairs Leadership and Student Achievements (SALSA) awards at the Doha Marriott Hotel. The event showcased Aggie engineers’ accomplishments both in and outside of the classroom, reflecting the branch campus’s commitment to producing engineering leaders in Qatar and its holistic approach in educating the whole student. The big winner on the night…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts power electronics and engineering conference

Published Apr 23, 2018

About 125 experts and practitioners in the fields of power electronics and engineering and the smart grid recently gathered in Doha for the 12th IEEE International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics and Power Engineering (CPE-POWERENG 2018). CPE-POWERENG 2018 — the flagship conference of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Industrial Electronics Society…

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty awarded four UREP grants in latest cycle

Published Apr 19, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty members Dr. Albertus Retnanto, Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi, Dr. Mahmood Amani and Dr. Mansour Karkoub have been awarded undergraduate research experience program (UREP) grants in its 22nd cycle from Qatar National Research Fund. The four awarded projects will engage nine primary research mentors and staff as well as 18 students.

Texas A&M at Qatar football team plays in Greece

Published Apr 18, 2018

The Texas A&M University at Qatar football team recently accepted an invitation from the American College of Greece (ACG) to participate in their annual International Sports Festival. Students Esteban Saba, Yousef Diab, Souheib Seddi, Hussam Sayed, Moustafa Selim, Mohammed Al-Tamimi, Ahmad Al-Hamedi, Mohammad Shehabi, Amro Mohamed, Ayan Zia, Omar Hasnah, Almotazbelah Eledrisi, Abdulkarim Mohamed,…

Texas A&M at Qatar sweeps BRIO awards

Published Apr 18, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty and staff placed first, second and tied for third in the BRIO (best representative image of an outcome) competition. In its second year, the BRIO awards, an initiative of Qatar National Research Fund, selects and assesses images for their scientific and visual impact. The first-place image (top), "A Microscopic Image of a Vertical Cut of an Artificial Collagen Skin Layer,"…

Texas A&M at Qatar students show off engineering concepts to the community

Published Apr 18, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar's Student Engineers' Council (SEC), sponsored by Dolphin Energy, recently hosted E-Day at Gulf Mall. E-Day engages children in fun science experiments conducted by current Aggie engineering students. The annual event allows students to take part in community activities in a meaningful way by sharing their knowledge with eager children. SEC is the largest student organization at…