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Texas A&M at Qatar to host Qatar Cool CEO Al Jaidah for next Al Maerifa talk 19 Nov.

Published Nov 16, 2020

Yasser Al Jaidah, CEO of Qatar District Cooling Company (Qatar Cool), will give the next talk in Texas A&M University at Qatar’s next Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series on 19 Nov. via Zoom.  In his talk, “The Inescapable Inevitability of District Energy for our Future,”…

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty and staff host entrepreneurship workshops

Published Nov 12, 2020

Faculty and staff from Texas A&M University at Qatar and Texas A&M University will be hosting workshops on sustainable industrial design, technical standards for entrepreneurs, product design, and more, in the upcoming Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference (Rowad) from 15 to 19 Nov. 2020 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.  Rowad Qatar, an annual initiative of Qatar Development Bank, focuses…

Japanese emperor awards Former Minister of Energy and Industry H.E. Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada Japan's Order of the Rising Sun

Published Nov 11, 2020

His Majesty Emperor Naruhito of Japan awarded H.E. Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Former Minister of Energy and Industry and Former Chair of the Qatar-Japan Joint Economic Committee, with the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun, which is the highest decoration conferred by the Japanese government.

QDB CEO to discuss empowering businesses in virtual seminar hosted by Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Nov 05, 2020

Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa, CEO of Qatar Development Bank, will give the next talk in Texas A&M University at Qatar’s next Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series on 12 Nov. via Zoom. While entrepreneurs and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are regarded…

Joint Advisory Board Chairman H.E. Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada honored with Japan's Order of the Rising Sun

Published Nov 04, 2020

Japan has announced that it has awarded H.E. Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Former Minister of Energy and Industry, with the "Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun," which is the highest decoration conferred by the Japanese government to…

Texas A&M at Qatar offers private workshops for professional development

Published Nov 03, 2020

Employees from Qatar’s Ministry of Municipality and Environment participated in a custom five-day private workshop developed and delivered by Texas A&M University at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university, as part of the ministry’s professional education and development. The virtual workshop — offered in collaboration with the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC) Qatar,…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts courses for student development

Published Oct 28, 2020

 Texas A&M at Qatar’s Center for Teaching and Learning hosted a series of technical and leadership development courses during fall break from 11 to 15 Oct. to enrich students beyond the university’s core engineering…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts panel discussion featuring female Education City deans

Published Oct 27, 2020

The Women’s Faculty Forum (WFF) at Texas A&M University at Qatar recently brought together four female deans in Education City for the first time to share their experiences and advice for other women aspiring to be leaders, particularly in academia.

Elbashir to give Al Maerifa lecture on industry and academia collaborations in Qatar’s gas industry

Published Oct 25, 2020

Dr. Nimir Elbashir, joint professor in the Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Engineering Programs, will give the next virtual lecture in the Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series on 29 October from 12 to 1 p.m.  Elbashir’s talk, “Industry-Academia Collaboration in Advancing Qatar’s Gas Processing Research,”…

Elbashir named Inventor of the Year

Published Oct 22, 2020

Qatar Foundation recently named Dr. Nimir Elbashir Distinguished Inventor of the Year for 2020 during QF's Virtual Awards Ceremony and Innovation Showcase.