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Texas A&M at Qatar to offer upcoming continuing education courses

Published Feb 07, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar will offer three continuing education courses in the coming weeks.

Former student wins first place at Arab Innovation Academy

Published Feb 07, 2018

Former student Sinan Al-Obaidi, Class of 2011, won first place at the Arab Innovation Academy, a 10-day entrepreneurship program. Al-Obaidi is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Texas A&M and his winning idea stems from his National Science Foundation-funded research exploring the Internet of Things applications in agriculture.

App Camp challenges students to innovate better cybersecurity

Published Feb 06, 2018

About 30 school students from across Qatar designed and coded mobile applications as part of a weeklong academic enrichment workshop on cybersecurity organized by Texas A&M University at Qatar.  During App Camp: Cybersecurity Challenge, students worked in teams to design and develop an iOS app. They learned how to code, prototype, test and refine their ideas along the way. Apps developed…

Texas A&M at Qatar receiving applications for fall 2018 admissions until 1 March

Published Feb 04, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar’s admissions for the fall 2018 semester for freshman will remain open through 1 March. Interested students may visit the Texas A&M Engineering Building at the Education City campus and meet with the Office of Admissions. The admissions officers and advisers are available to meet students and explain application requirements and the admissions process every Sunday…

Texas A&M at Qatar engineering camp encourages innovation by school students

Published Jan 29, 2018

More than 25 students from middle schools and high schools across Qatar brought their inner inventors to life through a weeklong engineering camp designed to encourage innovative solutions to real-world challenges in Qatar. Qatar Invents, an intensive engineering invention and design experience, engaged students in hands-on projects that pushed their innovation, creativity and communication…

Most recent EEP cycle includes leadership course

Published Jan 24, 2018

The Engineering Enrichment Program launched its first Engineering Leadership for Emerging Leaders training course, endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) in the United Kingdom. The course was added to the other professional development and management courses offered during the December 2017 and January 2018 EEP training cycles. Forty-two students participated and 14 were in…

New Research Development Council formed

Published Jan 24, 2018

A new council has been formed to address the needs of Texas A&M at Qatar researchers and facilitate communication on their behalf. The six interim members represent each academic program: Dr. Ilaria Menapace (MEEN),Chair; Dr. Kim Galindo (Liberal Arts), Vice Chair; Dr. Grigorios Matenoglou (PETE), Secretary; Dr. Shady Khalil (ECEN); Dr. Dong Suk Han (CHEN); and Dr. Maciej Barlog (Science). The council…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts STEAM Showcase

Published Jan 24, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar students displayed their projects related to STEAM at the biannual showcase organized by the director of STEAM initiative Dr. Amy Hodges. The showcase featured a variety of semester-long projects from select Liberal Arts classes: ENGL 104, ENGL 210, ENGL 219, ENGL 251 and COMM 335. The event aims to demonstrate students’ ability to apply their creative communication skills in…

Kogbara receives peer review awards

Published Jan 24, 2018

Assistant research scientist Dr. Reginald Kogbara has received the 2017 Publons Peer Review Award in recognition of being one of the top 1 percent of peer reviewers in the multidisciplinary research field category. The award recognizes Kogbara as one of the world's top reviewers in both the quality and quantity of his efforts. Winners were selected from more than 190,000 researchers in Publons’…

Generous Efforts from ORYX GTL Support Texas A&M at Qatar Faculty and Students — and the Future of GTL and Chemical Engineering

Published Jan 15, 2018

A pair of world-class programs, founded and sponsored by ORYX GTL, are having a powerful impact on GTL research and education at Texas A&M at Qatar, with effects that are felt by students, researchers, and engineers throughout the GTL industry and the nation of Qatar.  The ORYX GTL Seminar Series in Chemical Engineering Founded and launched by ORYX GTL in 2013,…