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

Published Apr 28, 2019

Marking a decade of cooperation between industry and academia, the 10th Qatar Process Safety Symposium (QPSS) opened its doors to experts and visitors at the Intercontinental Doha Hotel yesterday. This year’s event saw Texas A&M University at Qatar and ConocoPhillips partner with Qatargas, the World’s Premier LNG Company, to host the two-day forum. The institutions signed a commemorative Memorandum…

Texas A&M at Qatar STEM program teaches high school students the science behind forensics and crime-solving

Published Apr 28, 2019

High school students from around Qatar learned about the science and technologies behind crime scene investigation over five days as part of the Engineering Heroes: Qatar Special Investigators (QSI) academic enrichment program hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar.  The innovative Engineering Heroes STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) outreach program focused on the forensic…

ADC hosts event promoting Pakistani culture

Published Apr 24, 2019

The Aggie Desi Club at Texas A&M at Qatar recently highlighted the culture of Pakistan as part of its Desi Wednesday series. The event showcased Pakistani culture, including sports, traditional clothing and the food of Pakistan. ADC members also hosted a quiz with questions and general facts about Pakistan in order to increase students' knowledge about Pakistan.

SPE and SGA host Aggieland carnival

Published Apr 24, 2019

The Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Student Government Association at Texas A&M at Qatar recently collaborated to host a new tradition called Aggieland. The carnival-style event attracted more than 200 students from across Education City. Activities included a dunk tank, high striker and other carnival games and food.

Student clubs collaborate to raise environmental awareness

Published Apr 24, 2019

Students from Eco-Soteria and the Society of Petroleum Engineers collaborated to host a talk on the environment and sustainability. Jose Saucedo, an industrial engineer and leader of the Doha Environmental Actions Project, gave a talk on the importance of a sustainable mindset in order to create a positive impact on the environment. The lecture promoted an eco-friendly lifestyle and raised awareness…

Chemical engineering students host mixer

Published Apr 24, 2019

Students from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Omega Chi Epsilon honor society recently collaborated to host a mixer event for chemical engineering faculty, staff and students. The goal of the event was to give all chemical engineering students, especially freshmen, a chance to get to know their professors, chat with them and even play video games together. It also allowed them to…

GSA hosts Sustainability Tech Talks

Published Apr 24, 2019

The Graduate Student Association at Texas A&M at Qatar recently wrapped up its series of seminars, "Tech Talks," in collaboration with the Global Water Sustainability Center at ConocoPhillips Qatar. The talks, featuring speakers from KAHRAMAA, QatarGas, the Qatar Green Building Council and others, raised awareness on sustainability practices in the engineering world through wastewater reduction…

CTL recognizes 136 students during ceremony for engineering enrichment courses

Published Apr 24, 2019

The Center for Teaching and Learning hosted a ceremony recently to hand out 248 certificates to 136 students who took part in engineering enrichment courses in the past year. Mechanical engineering students Raghad Al-Sulaiti and Aisha Hussein received the inaugural Engineering Enrichment Achievement Award for their outstanding participation in the trainings and professional development courses in…

Mechanical engineering students visit Qatar Shell research center

Published Apr 24, 2019

Twenty mechanical engineering senior students from Texas A&M University at Qatar recently visited the Qatar Shell Research Technology Center (QSRTC) at Qatar Science and Technology Park to learn about materials selection and corrosion monitoring. The visit was part of a class trip in the Materials in Design course taught by assistant professor Dr. Bilal Mansoor and lab coordinator Osama Desouky. Students…

Texas A&M at Qatar seniors prepare for graduation

Published Apr 23, 2019

Seniors at Texas A&M University at Qatar who are expecting to graduate in May tried on their commencement regalia and celebrated their successes during the recent Senior Robing Day event. More than 100 students are expected to earn their engineering degrees on 9 May during Texas A&M at Qatar’s annual commencement ceremony in which the branch campus will graduate its 1,000th engineer. Students at…