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Entrepreneur gives students startup advice

Published Nov 06, 2018

American entrepreneur Dr. Stafford Sheehan visited Texas A&M at Qatar earlier this week and spoke to students about his experiences starting his own company — twice. During his talk, “Translating Technologies from the Lab to Startup,” Sheehan discussed the two companies he has started, one of which was acquired by another company and another, Catalytic Innovations, that he is currently running.…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts Safety Week to raise awareness on the importance of safety

Published Oct 28, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted Safety Week to raise awareness about living and working safely and making safety an everyday part of life. The week’s events included talks from QF leadership, lab safety award presentations, a defensive driving course and a safety fair. Safety Week also highlighted how other companies and institutions in Qatar are emphasizing the shared objective of…

Texas A&M at Qatar graduate joins chemical engineering faculty

Published Oct 25, 2018

When the fall 2018 classes began at Texas A&M University at Qatar in September, the university faculty included one new addition: Dr. Dhabia Al-Mohannadi, a Class of 2012 chemical engineering graduate of the branch campus. Al-Mohannadi is the first female Qatari graduate of Texas A&M at Qatar to return to the university as a faculty member. Al-Mohannadi also earned a master’s degree…

Hodges presents keynote address at writing center association conference

Published Oct 24, 2018

Dr. Amy Hodges delivered the keynote address, “Learning from/in MENA Writing Centers — Active Citizenship and Social Justice,” at the 2018 International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) conference 11-13 Oct. in Atlanta with colleagues from the American University of Sharjah and the American University of Beirut. Hodges is an instructional assistant professor in the Liberal Arts Program and the…

Sheharyar presents paper on biomedical visualization at international conference

Published Oct 24, 2018

Software applications developer Ali Sheharyar recently presented a paper, “Visual Analysis of Regional Anomalies in Myocardial Motion,” at the Eighth Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine in Granada, Spain. Sheharyar works in Research Computing at Texas A&M at Qatar and his research involves developing software tools to assist medical experts in analyzing the complex…

Students visit GE facilities for practical training on jet engines

Published Oct 24, 2018

Twenty-one Aggie engineers attended a practical training at General Electric's aviation facilities at QSTP last week. The training was organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning as part of the students’ engineering enrichment and to serve as a link between the classroom and industry. Students were introduced to GE on-wing support, learned how jet engines function, accessed the operational…

Texas A&M at Qatar brings science and engineering to life in Qatar’s schools

Published Oct 17, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar’s Science and Engineering Road Show recently launched its 2018-2019 season at American School of Doha, allowing students to witness science and engineering in action. During the show, Benjamin Cieslinski and Dr. Mohamed Gharib demonstrate science and engineering concepts and talk to students about how those principles can be seen in real life. The goal is to introduce…

Texas A&M at Qatar's Petroleum Engineering Program holds joint workshop

Published Oct 10, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar's Petroleum Engineering Program took part in a joint workshop with the Petroleum Engineering Department at Texas A&M to develop short and long-term plans for integrating the department teaching, research and service activities and building excellence in each.Texas A&M University's Petroleum Engineering Department is a world-leading program in the upstream field and Texas…

SPE chapter named outstanding student chapter for fourth year in a row

Published Oct 10, 2018

The Texas A&M University at Qatar chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been named an Outstanding Student Chapter for the fourth year in a row.  The award recognizes SPE student chapters with exceptional programs in industry engagement, operations and planning, community involvement, professional development and innovation. Texas A&M at Qatar received the award at SPE’s…

Tzortzakis delivers plenary lecture at conference in Moscow

Published Oct 10, 2018

Dr. Stylianos Tzortzakis, physics professor in the Science Program, delivered the plenary lecture, "Molded filaments and applications," at the International Conference on Ultrafast Optical Science in Moscow, Russia. The conference brought together more than 150 experts from around the world. Tzortzakis’ presentation covered the most recent…