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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…

Texas A&M at Qatar names Abeer Abuhelaiqa fifth Alumnus of the Year

Published Dec 01, 2020

Abeer Hassan Abuhelaiqa, corporate petroleum reserves and resources coordinator for Qatar Petroleum, has been named the fifth Alumnus of the Year by Texas A&M University at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university. The award recognizes Texas A&M at Qatar graduates with outstanding achievements,…

Texas A&M at Qatar presents 47 students with Aggie Rings

Published Nov 29, 2020

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently presented 47 students with their Aggie Rings during a lively socially distanced, drive-in ceremony in Education City. Students of Texas A&M University are called “Aggies” and that tradition continues at Texas A&M’s branch campus in Doha. The Aggie Ring worn by…

Texas A&M at Qatar Petroleum Engineering Program hosts presentation competition

Published Nov 25, 2020

Texas A&M at Qatar’s Petroleum Engineering Program held a final technical presentation competition for Dr. Aziz Rahman’s PETE 436 course on 25 Nov. 2020. The panel of judges assessing the students’ presentations included representation from industry partners at North Oil Company, Qatargas and Total, as well as, staff from Texas A&M…

Women’s Faculty Forum to host event on recruiting and retaining female faculty in STEM

Published Nov 25, 2020

The Women’s Faculty Forum at Texas A&M University at Qatar will host a webinar on recruiting and retaining female faculty in STEM fields 1 Dec. from 5 to 6:15 p.m. on Zoom.

Texas A&M at Qatar participates in the Global Entrepreneurship Week

Published Nov 24, 2020

Texas A&M University at Qatar and Texas A&M University faculty and staff hosted a variety of workshops during the Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference (Rowad Qatar) from 15 to 19 Nov. 2020 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Rowad Qatar, an initiative of Qatar Development Bank, invited local and international experts and speakers to share their experiences in entrepreneurship and facing…

Pi Tau Sigma hosts lecture by Shell expert

Published Nov 24, 2020

The Texas A&M at Qatar chapter of Pi Tau Sigma (PTS), the international honor society of mechanical engineers, recently hosted an online lecture by Joy Phophichitra, a corrosion expert with Qatar Shell Research and Technology Center.

Robotics team mentored by Texas A&M at Qatar finishes 19th worldwide  

Published Nov 23, 2020

Team Qatar, the STEM-vengers, have finished in 19th place among 175 teams worldwide in the FIRST® Global Challenge. The team is part of Texas A&M University at Qatar’s STEM Hub Robotics Club (SHRC), a joint initiative between the QF partner university…