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Qatari Student Association to host Mal Lawal

Published Mar 13, 2019

The Qatari Student Association is hosting Mal Lawal next week, 17-18 March. The event promotes Qatari culture and traditions and encourages cultural exchange among Aggies with fellow students in Education City. Mal Lawal won student event of the year in 2018. Traditional performances, a make me Qatari booth, giveaways and more are planned outside the Link Atrium.

Three petroleum engineering undergraduate research projects place in UREP competition

Published Mar 13, 2019

Three petroleum engineering undergraduate research projects of Dr. Nayef Alyafei, Dr. Mahmood Amani and Dr. Albertus Retnanto have qualified for the 11th UREP competition hosted by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). In the final qualification stage judged by a panel of experts in the energy field, in which all three groups competed, Alyafei's project, "From Pore-scale to Field-scale: Understanding…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts colloquium on light technologies that can promote the goal of a knowledge-based Qatari economy

Published Mar 13, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted a colloquium, “Light: A New Nobel Prize for a Trillion-dollar Business,” at the HBKU Cinema to highlight the research work being done at Texas A&M at Qatar that is truly affecting Qatar’s future. The colloquium…

Three Aggies receive Education Excellence Award

Published Mar 13, 2019

Three Aggies from Texas A&M University at Qatar have received the Education Excellence Award from the Qatar Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Dr. Dhabia Al-Mohannadi, Class of 2012; Shaikha Al-Qahtani, Class of 2018; and Mohammed Almarri, Class of 2022, were recognized by His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in a ceremony 3 March.  Dr. César Octavio Malavé,…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts open on behalf of Texas A&M Energy Institute’s new degree and certificate programs

Published Mar 10, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar hosted an open house recently to promote the Texas A&M Energy Institute’s newly launched Master of Science in Energy and Certificate in Energy programs. Designed to create the next generation of leaders in energy, this program targets both students and professionals who want to be educated on the high-impact and interdisciplinary facets of the energy research landscape. Prospective…

Texas A&M at Qatar inspires school students to design their own apps as part of STEM enrichment program

Published Mar 10, 2019

App Camp was recently presented by Texas A&M University at Qatar and sponsored by Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. (Oxy Qatar). Occidental has joined the branch campus’s strategic educational outreach efforts that aim to motivate young Qataris to choose educational pathways for careers in fields related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The initiative supports both…

Texas A&M at Qatar professor to receive prestigious award for asphalt and concrete design

Published Mar 04, 2019

Dr. Eyad Masad, professor at Texas A&M University at Qatar and Texas A&M University (USA), will receive the prestigious 2019 James Laurie Prize from the Transportation and Development Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The award was established by ASCE in 1912 in honor of the first president of the society. The prize is awarded each year to an ASCE member who has…

Mechanical engineering honor society attends national convention

Published Feb 27, 2019

The executive board of Texas A&M at Qatar's chapter of the Pi Tau Sigma mechanical engineering honor society recently attended the honor society’s national convention at Colorado State University. President Osama Hindi and Vice President Ahmad Al-Kuwari took part in a series of workshops, panels and industry visits.

Ruimi co-writes entry in the Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics

Published Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Annie Ruimi, associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program, has co-written an entry on the 19th century French elastician Adhémar-Jean-Claude Barré de Saint-Venant in the 2019 edition of the Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics published by Springer. Saint-Venant made fundamental contributions to mechanics, most notably to linear elasticity, but also to fluid mechanics and plasticity.…

Texas A&M at Qatar and HBKU to jointly offer cybsersecurity certificate program

Published Feb 27, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar and the Executive Education Center at Hamad Bin Khalifa University are once again offering the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity certificate program. The program will cover topics related to the concepts behind modern cryptographic systems and how they can be employed to secure data and private communications. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of each…