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Texas A&M at Qatar students put innovation and entrepreneurship to the test in 48-hour competition

Published Mar 06, 2018

Engineering students from Texas A&M University at Qatar recently spent an entire weekend inventing technologies to benefit the world during Invent for the Planet.  Started by Texas A&M University’s main campus in College Station, Texas (USA), Invent for the Planet asked students to tackle the most challenging issues facing the world today in just 48 hours. The competition gave student participants…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts STEM education workshop for local teachers

Published Feb 28, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted a workshop for local teachers as part of its efforts to nurture excellence in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in Qatar.  The workshop, “Enhancing STEM Education for a Knowledge-based Society,” featured a keynote talk by renowned STEM education expert Dr. Michael de Miranda, a presentation on Qatar’s educational strategy…

Kogbara wins best researcher award

Published Feb 22, 2018

Dr. Reginald Kogbara, assistant research scientist in the Mechanical Engineering Program, received the Best Research Award during the Texas A&M at Qatar Research Appreciation Event 11 Feb. The selection for the award was managed by the Researcher Development Program Council.

Graduate students present on worldwide industrial incidents at IOSH meeting

Published Feb 22, 2018

Graduate students Moustafa Ali, Ibrahim Daoudi and Shaikh Nawayd presented on industrial incidents worldwide in 2016 and 2017 at the Qatar chapter of the Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH) monthly meeting. The incidents reviewed and analyzed by the trio found that they could have been avoided if proper safety measures were taken.

Texas A&M at Qatar to launch cybersecurity certificate program

Published Feb 22, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar and the Executive Education Center at Hamad Bin Khalifa University have announced the launch of the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity certificate program. The program will cover topics related to the fundamental concepts behind modern cryptographic systems and how they can be employed to secure data and private communications. Participants will receive a certificate in Fundamentals…

SEC hosts high school students at FAME

Published Feb 20, 2018

Students from Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted about 30 high school students from across Qatar for a two-day engineering immersion event at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City. Organized by the Student Engineers' Council at Qatar (SECQ) and sponsored by Dolphin Energy, FAME (Future A&M Engineers) introduced potential Aggie engineering students to the engineering programs offered…

Texas A&M at Qatar students Run for the Ring

Published Feb 20, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted its annual Run for the Ring at Oxygen Park. Organized by the Department of Student Affairs, Run for The Ring is a 5K run/walk promoting the Texas A&M tradition of the Aggie Ring. Each student who finished the course was entered into a drawing to win a certificate for a free Aggie Ring. The Aggie Ring is the most visible symbol of the Aggie Network that connects…

Texas A&M at Qatar's sixth annual Liberal Arts International Conference focuses on local solutions to global problems

Published Feb 18, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted attendees from around the world for the sixth annual Liberal Arts International Conference, “Local Dreams, Global Visions: Multidisciplinary Perspectives.” The conference theme was inspired in part by Qatar’s recent experience on the world stage, said Dr. Mark van de Logt, chair of the conference’s organizing committee and an assistant professor of political…

QAFCO - Texas A&M University at Qatar Conference marks 10 years with Nobel laureates, world-renowned experts

Published Feb 15, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Qatar Fertiliser Co. (QAFCO) marked the 10th anniversary of their joint conference 15 Feb. with a daylong event featuring nine world-renowned chemistry and chemical engineering experts, including two Nobel laureates. Held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, the conference highlighted the pressing…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts potential graduate students for annual open house

Published Feb 10, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed potential master’s students for its annual Graduate Studies Open House in the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City.  The event aimed to answer questions for prospective students about Texas A&M at Qatar’s master’s degrees in chemical engineering: the Master of Science and Master of Engineering. Attendees learned about Texas A&M at…