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Former student selected for NSF grant

Published Jan 04, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar Class of 2011 graduate Sinan Al-Obaidi has been selected as a Texas A&M National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Site (iSite) grant recipient. Texas A&M iSite is a program that supports the initiative of the College of Engineering in promoting entrepreneurship among engineering students and strengthening the entrepreneurship ecosystem. Eligible applicants include undergraduate…

Texas A&M at Qatar research collaborator wins annual best achievement award from CERN

Published Jan 02, 2018

Dr. Luca Pernie has been awarded the annual best achievement prize by CERN for his contributions to the Muon Detection System alignment of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment. Pernie is currently working in the High Energy Physics group in the Physics department at Texas A&M and also contributes to the joint Texas A&M and Texas A&M at Qatar group at the CMS detector. The Qatar group is led by research…

Al-Qahtani and Mohamed accepted into Undergraduate Research Scholars program

Published Jan 02, 2018

Electrical and computer engineering students Shaikha Al-Qahtani and Taif Mohamed have been accepted into Texas A&M's Undergraduate Research Scholars program. They each will have to produce and present an undergraduate thesis that will be published in the Undergraduate Research Scholars Capstone Collection. Al-Qahtani and Mohamed currently do undergraduate research under the supervision of research…

Former student obtains chartered engineer licensure

Published Jan 01, 2018

Former student Hazem Abdel-Moati has been registered as a chartered engineer with the Engineering Council, the United Kingdom’s regulatory body of the engineering profession. A chartered engineer is one of the highest standards of professional licensing within the engineering field. Applicants are expected to not only possess an in-depth knowledge of the field, they should also be able to…

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosts math camp attracting young students across Qatar

Published Dec 27, 2017

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted the Second AGYA Math Olympiad Camp to provide young students in Qatar an opportunity to engage in math activities and to foster their talents. Fifty students from schools across Qatar in all grade levels participated in the camp. The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) brings together Arab and German scholars to face shared challenges…

Ashghal signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Dec 13, 2017

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Texas A&M University at Qatar to offer a number of training and development programmes for both Ashghal employees and university students. His Excellency Dr. Eng. Saad bin Ahmad Al Muhannadi, President of the Public Works Authority, was joined by Texas A&M at Qatar Dean Dr. César Octavio Malavé in signing…

Chemical engineering honor society inducts 11 new members

Published Dec 13, 2017

Omega Chi epsilon (OXE), the chemical engineering honor society, inducted 11 new undergraduate and graduate students as new members to its Gamma Delta Chapter. The initiation event was attended by Dean Malavé, chemical engineering faculty members and current members of the honor society. Omega Chi Epsilon started at Texas A&M at Qatar as a club in 2012 and was chartered as an official chapter in…

Elsheikh co-edits book on motivation

Published Dec 13, 2017

Dr. Aymen Elsheikh, instructional assistant professor in the Liberal Arts Program, has recently co-edited a volume, Motivation and Classroom Management: Theory, Practice and Implications. The book addresses not only how to motivate teachers and learners but also the relationship between motivation and classroom management.

SEC hosts annual charity event for support staff

Published Dec 13, 2017

The Student Engineers' Council and volunteers from the engineering honor societies at Texas A&M at Qatar recently held their annual charity event. They helped serve food, drinks and ice cream to the support staff in the Texas A&M Engineering Building. A total of 120 cleaners, security guards and technicians attended the event.

Students visit Qatar National Library

Published Dec 13, 2017

Students in the Foundation English course recently toured the newly opened Qatar National Library. Students were treated with a personalized tour of the facilities, including the book stacks, the study and Innovation rooms, the Conservation Lab, and the Heritage Collection. The library is the focus of a multimedia project the students are working on. Course instructors Deanna Rasmussen, Sherry Ward…