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SPE chapter named outstanding student chapter for third year in a row

Published Oct 19, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar's chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been named Outstanding Student Chapter for the third year in a row. The award recognizes SPE chapters that showcase excellence in industry engagement, operations and planning, professional or community development and innovation. Texas A&M at Qatar's chapter accepted their award during the official recognition luncheon…

Petroleum engineering students visit QP facility

Published Oct 19, 2017

Junior petroleum engineering students visited QP petroleum and core labs in Dukhan 5 Oct. Students were taken on a tour of the labs and core store, and they conducted an exercise on core from one of Qatar's oil and gas fields. Many more visits are planned as a teaching tool to QP operational sites and facilities.

RDP awards travel grants to Texas A&M at Qatar researchers

Published Oct 19, 2017

Three Texas A&M at Qatar researchers have been awarded travel grants to showcase their research through the Research Excellence Travel Grant Program. Jibran Khan, Christos Argyropoulos and Mohamed Sufiyan Challiwala are this quarter’s recipients of $1,200 travel grants. Khan and Argyropoulos work in the Chemical Engineering Program with Dr. Konstantinos Kakosimos. Khan gave an oral presentation…

Former researcher appointed to faculty at King Faisal University

Published Oct 19, 2017

Former postdoctoral research associate Dr. Sayeed Rushd has been appointed assistant professor at King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Rushd was part of Dr. Aziz Rahman's research group working out of the advanced multiphase production and flow assurance lab. He contributed to a NPRP cycle 10 grant and also helped establish an industrial scale multiphase annular flowloop system in one of…

Women's Faculty Forum launches WiE Excel Initiative

Published Oct 19, 2017

The Women Faculty Forum (WFF) at Texas A&M at Qatar has recently launched the WiE Excel (Women in Engineering Excellence) Initiative. The group targets female engineering students and aims to equip them with the skills they need to obtain meaningful employment in line with their technical skills and succeed and thrive in the workplace. Studies have shown that women who were paired with female mentors…

Texas A&M at Qatar students place third in international contest

Published Oct 18, 2017

A group of students from Texas A&M at Qatar placed third in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) Chem-E-Car world competition at the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Barcelona, Spain, 1-5 Oct.  This is Texas A&M at Qatar’s highest achieved rank in the competition and builds on last year’s fifth-place finish. The competition required students to build…

Texas A&M at Qatar students recognized for academic achievements

Published Oct 10, 2017

More than 80 students have been honored by Texas A&M University at Qatar for academic distinction in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters. The honorees were either named to the Dean’s Honor Roll or named Distinguished Students. To earn the “Distinguished Student” designation, students must complete a semester schedule of at least 15 graded hours with no grade lower than a C and a term…

Registration open for Ignite Doha 2018

Published Oct 04, 2017

The STEAM initiative in Liberal Arts has opened registration for the Ignite Doha 2018 competition. Ignite is a fast-paced, exciting presentation format with applications in the business world. This year the competition will be accompanied by three different workshops to help participants improve their skills. Registration for the competition is open until 15 Oct. for all Education City students…

SPE hosts Mega Quiz

Published Oct 04, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar's student chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) hosted its annual Mega Quiz 28 Sept. in the student lounge. Students from all engineering disciplines participated in the highly interactive event that tested Aggie engineers' general knowledge about the oil and gas industry through trivia.

Elbashir interviewed on Qatar TV

Published Oct 04, 2017

Dr. Nimir Elbashir, director of the TEES Gas and Fuels Research Center and professor in chemical engineering and petroleum engineering, was interviewed on Qatar TV talking about graduate studies and research endeavors at Texas A&M at Qatar. He also provided a general overview about the academic opportunities available to students at the branch campus. Watch the interview in Arabic