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Petroleum engineering students visit Schlumberger

Published May 15, 2018

Petroleum engineering students recently visited Schlumberger’s facility in the Industrial Area. The visit enabled students to enhance their practical understanding of wireline logging, logging while drilling, artificial lift, PVT lab and completion equipment for field operation.

Texas A&M at Qatar graduates its 900th engineer

Published May 10, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar graduated its 900th engineer 10 May in a ceremony attended by Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation. Also present were His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry for the State of Qatar and chair of Texas A&M at Qatar’s Joint Advisory Board; and Dr. Mohammed Yousef Al-Mulla,…

Texas A&M at Qatar students first to be named Undergraduate Research Scholars

Published May 09, 2018

Two graduating seniors from Texas A&M University at Qatar are the first students from the branch campus to be named Texas A&M University Undergraduate Research Scholars.  Electrical engineering seniors Shaikha Al-Qahtani and Taif Mohamed were the first students from Qatar accepted into the program at Texas A&M’s main campus in College Station, Texas (USA). As part of the program, they presented…

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.