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EEP hosts its 10th training cycle

Published Dec 13, 2017

More than 100 students attended the most recent Engineering Enrichment Program training cycle. In this cycle, 12 different courses — including SOLIDWORKS, LabVIEW, Python, Petrel, Autodesk Revit MEP and others — were offered. Students practiced working on engineering software and modeling systems used in professional workplaces. Additionally, for the first time, two professional development courses…

Bazzi and Barlog publish article in Nature Chemistry

Published Dec 13, 2017

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, professor of chemistry in the Science Program and associate dean for research, and postdoctoral research associate Dr. Maciej Barlog recently published an article, "DNA-imprinted polymer nanoparticles with monodispersity and prescribed DNA-strand patterns," in Nature Chemistry. The impact factor of the journal is 25.870.  The news of their research was recently highlighted…

AlGammal declared a winner of Challenge 22

Published Dec 13, 2017

Technical laboratory coordinator Mohammad AlGammal was recently named one of 10 winners out of nearly 1,000 entrants in the Challenge 22 competition. The competition is an initiative of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in which finalists presented their proposals over two days to a panel of experts for a chance to win $15,000. AlGammal's project, PVTopia, proposed a photovoltaic tile…

Texas A&M at Qatar’s Safin Bayes wins Ignite Doha 2017 with Big Bang Theory presentation

Published Dec 07, 2017

Texas A&M University at Qatar electrical and computer engineering student Safin Bayes won Ignite Doha 2017 with an insightful and informative presentation on the Big Bang theory ­recently at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City. Ignite Doha, like a TED talk, asks students to introduce a topic of their choice to a general audience in an engaging manner. The format challenged…

Sasol and QNRF Sponsor Texas A&M Reaction Engineering and Catalysis Symposium

Published Dec 05, 2017

Sasol, the international integrated chemicals and energy company, has participated as a key sponsor in the Bukur Reaction Engineering & Catalysis Symposium 2017 which opened yesterday at HBKU in Education City. The event, organized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar and fuded jointly by Sasol and Qatar National Research Fund(QNRF),…

Texas A&M at Qatar celebrates teaching and learning during Teaching Week 2017

Published Dec 04, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted Teaching Week 2017, which highlighted the branch campus’ commitment to educating exemplary engineers through various talks, panels and showcases. The week’s activities were organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning, which aims to highlight and support teaching and learning excellence in engineering education in Qatar. The keynote address, “From Creative…

Texas A&M at Qatar brings together job-seeking students and industry representatives

Published Nov 26, 2017

Seventy-five Texas A&M at Qatar students and 25 former students met with more than 65 representatives from 40 businesses and companies in the region about internship and employment opportunities during the Career Networking Night at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City, Doha, Qatar.  The event was sponsored by Dolphin Energy and organized by the Student Engineers’ Council…

Texas A&M at Qatar students commended for hurricane relief fundraising efforts

Published Nov 21, 2017

Students from Texas A&M University at Qatar who led a drive to raise funds to help their fellow main campus students affected by a devastating hurricane have been recognized for their generosity and spirit. The Texas A&M at Qatar students — led by the Qatari Students Association and Al-Sanna — raised $21,000 (QAR 78,475) during the daylong Texas Tough Together fundraiser, which featured food…

QAPCO-Texas A&M at Qatar partnership brings science to life and into local schools

Published Nov 18, 2017

The halls of Qatar Academy were filled with sounds of excitement and learning as science and engineering concepts were brought to life during an engaging new show presented by Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO). The Science and Engineering Road Show was developed by STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) experts at Texas A&M at Qatar and generously…

Economou delivers keynote at AUB seminar

Published Nov 15, 2017

Dr. Ioannis Economou, associate dean for academic affairs and professor in the Chemical Engineering Program, recently gave the keynote speech, "Thermodynamics of Fluids Under Confinement: Molecular Models, Structure and Physical Property Predictions," in a seminar on gas separation organized by The Munib and Angela Masri Institute of Energy and Natural Resources at the American University of Beirut.…