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Texas A&M at Qatar 3D Challenge encourages innovation to solve real-world challenges

Published May 30, 2018

Inventors and innovators from institutions throughout Qatar showcased their creative applications of cutting-edge technology in the 3D Challenge. Two competitions — the 3D Printing Competition and Visualization Development Competition — make up the 3D Challenge. First place in the Visualization Development Competition went to Dr. Konstantinos Kakosimos and his team for their project, “Augmented…

Texas A&M at Qatar recognizes outstanding graduates

Published May 16, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar recognized its outstanding students at a recent luncheon honoring graduating seniors. Each graduate was named Student of the Year by Texas A&M at Qatar’s six academic programs. Neeraja Renganathan, Chemical Engineering Program; Taif Mohammed, Electrical Engineering Program; Shaikha Al-Qahtani, Science Program; Mohamed Idris, Petroleum Engineering Program; Basel Hindi,…

KAHRAMAA signs collaborative agreement with TEES Smart Grid Center

Published May 15, 2018

The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) recently signed a collaborative research agreement with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid Center and the center’s extension in Qatar on the study, “Optimizing KAHRAMAA’s Smart Grid Capabilities and Setting its Future Roadmap.” KAHRAMAA attendees included His Excellency Engineer Essa Bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, president…

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…