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Caerlang wins Outstanding Tutor Award

Published May 08, 2019

Erlinda “Beth” Caerlang, writing consultant in the Center for Teaching & Learning, was awarded the first ever Outstanding Tutor Award at this year’s Middle East–North Africa Writing Centers Alliance (MENAWCA) Conference in Beirut, Lebanon. The award recognizes tutors who provide exemplary service to students, writing centers and institutional communities. Caerlang meets with students in one-to-one…

Tau Beta Pi honor society inducts 17 new members

Published May 08, 2019

The Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society inducted 17 news members to its Texas Delta Qatar chapter recently. Inductions are conducted on an invitation-only basis to recognize superior scholarship and exemplary character. The chapter was established in 2011 and now has 136 members, including seven Eminent Engineers. This year, dean Dr. César O. Malavé, associate dean Dr. Ioannis Economou…

Yoon and Afzal receive best oral presentation awards at global warming conference

Published May 08, 2019

Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Sun Hee Yoon and graduate assistant Shaik Afzal received the best oral presentation awards at the 8th Global Conference on Global Warming in Doha. Yoon's presentation, “Mechanistic study for unraveling the photoelectrochemical CO2 reduction to formic acid at a mixed ternary and binary phases,” is based on research outcomes from NPRP cycle 7 and 10 projects…

Mohamed, Challiwala and Oqbi receive Qatar Student Awards

Published May 08, 2019

Master's students Amro Mohamed and Manar Oqbi and Ph.D. student Mohamed Sufiyan Challiwala (under Dr. Nimir Elbashir) were recently recognized at the 6th ORYX GTL Qatar Student Awards. Mohamed and Oqbi won in the master's category and Challiwala was recognized in the Ph.D. category. The awards celebrate the importance of building post-graduate education capacity in Qatar and the selection committee…

Texas A&M at Qatar to graduate its 1,000th engineer Thursday

Published May 08, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar will graduate its 1,000th engineer Thursday (9 May) at 9 p.m. at the Qatar National Convention Centre. More than 100 students are expected to walk across the stage during the branch campus’ annual commencement ceremony, including 95 students who will graduate with bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and petroleum…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts renowned experts for petroleum engineering workshop

Published May 05, 2019

The Petroleum Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted an inaugural research planning workshop, “Current Advancements and Challenges in Multiphase Flow,” to address a major challenge in the oil and gas industry.  The workshop addressed the latest research and design in improving the conditions of multiphase flow in subsurfaces, wellbores and pipelines, which would…

Excellence and Service Awards winners announced

Published May 05, 2019

At the 2019 Excellence and Service Awards, the following award winners were announced: Bryan Townsend, Dean’s Leadership AwardIyad Abdel-Jawad, Dean’s Achievement AwardKostas Kakosimos, Faculty Excellence AwardNayef Alyafei, Teaching Excellence AwardMansour Karkoub, Faculty Research Excellence AwardMuhammad Ismail, Research Fellow Excellence AwardAlreem…

Aggie Achievement Award winners announced

Published May 02, 2019

2018-19 Men’s Football MVPAlmotazbelah Eledrisi 2018-19 Women’s Basketball MVPLina Karkoub  2018-19 Men’s Basketball MVPAlmotazbelah Eledrisi Student Government Excellence AwardsAbdul Sattar AlkahalaMotaz EledrisiAbdulkarim MohamedAbdullah…

The Leadership Club at Texas A&M at Qatar hosts TEDx event on the theme of empowerment

Published May 01, 2019

The Leadership Club at Texas A&M University at Qatar and student Ganna Khalil recently organized the first ever TEDx event at Texas A&M at Qatar on the theme of empowerment. TEDx is an independently organized event that helps share ideas in communities around the world in the form of short, powerful talks. The event took place at Qatar National Library and the presenters were Texas A&M at…

Texas A&M University at Qatar, ConocoPhillips, and Qatargas Successfully Conclude 10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium

Published Apr 28, 2019

The 10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium (QPSS), hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar, ConocoPhillips, and Qatargas, concluded yesterday after a successful two-day run from April 14 to 15 2019. More than 300 industry experts and researchers gathered at the Intercontinental Doha Hotel to tackle this year’s theme of “Human error happens. How do we overcome the inevitable?” This year’s speakers called…