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Texas A&M at Qatar welcomes newly admitted master's students

Published Sep 20, 2017

Faculty, administrators and current master’s students welcomed a new class of incoming master’s students in chemical engineering for the 2017-2018 academic year 20 Aug. The day entailed a comprehensive session for new master’s students to learn about the branch campus’ two master’s programs in chemical engineering in addition to an overview of the degree plan and academic requirements, as well as…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts training exercise with Civil Defense

Published Sep 20, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar hosted a training exercise that saw ambulances, fire trucks and hazardous materials response vehicles from Qatar Civil Defense respond to a mock accident in which three people were injured. Representatives from Qatar Foundation and Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar also participated in the exercise. Simulated chemical injuries and lacerations were evaluated and treated by responding…

Texas A&M at Qatar students to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief

Published Sep 20, 2017

Students from Texas A&M University at Qatar are banding together to raise money for their fellow students at Texas A&M University who have been affected by the recent Hurricane Harvey that caused devastating floods in Houston and southeast Texas. The Qatari Students Association (QSA) and Al-Sanna student organizations have organized the Texas Tough Together festival, set for Wednesday (20…

Texas A&M at Qatar welcomes 15th class to campus

Published Aug 27, 2017

Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed 100 new students this semester, the branch campus’s 15th incoming class. The new students bring Texas A&M at Qatar’s total enrollment this semester is to 489, including graduate students. Sixty-two percent of new students are Qatari, bringing the branch campus’s total Qatari enrollment to 52 percent. Texas A&M at Qatar’s student body comprises…

Texas A&M at Qatar incoming students sharpen skills with math boot camp

Published Aug 15, 2017

Students set to begin their engineering studies at Texas A&M University at Qatar posted significant improvements in their mathematics knowledge and skills through Pathways for Retention in Engineering Programs (PREP), according to examination scores at the conclusion of the program.  Overall, the students improved their exam scores by an average of more than 20 percent from the beginning…

Students attend European Innovation Academy

Published Aug 10, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar mechanical engineering students Saadat Khan '19, Alaa Abdalla '19 and Saad Moazam '18 attended the European Innovation Academy in Turin, Italy. Electrical engineering student Sawsan Shukri '19 attended the concurrent academy in Cascais, Portugal, and also won a cash prize toward the marketing campaign of her team's startup. More than 400 students from 70 countries took part in…

Incoming freshmen visit Italy for leadership seminar

Published Aug 10, 2017

Five incoming freshman students went to Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy, along with 25 incoming Texas A&M freshmen as part of the MSC Champe Fitzhugh International Honors Leadership Seminar in July. The program prepared students to maximize their upcoming years as college students through leadership seminars, cultural excursions and immersion, and interactions with fellow Aggies. Students contributed…

Students take part in summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program

Published Aug 10, 2017

Ten students from Texas A&M University participated in the two-month Research Experience for Undergraduates program at Texas A&M at Qatar. The program provided undergraduate engineering students an opportunity to experience research in a global engineering context. Students are paired with faculty members who have similar research interests and have gone on to publish and present their findings…

Texas A&M at Qatar helps incoming freshmen PREP for university success

Published Aug 06, 2017

Two dozen students who will enter Texas A&M University at Qatar’s engineering degree programs in the fall are focusing on advancing their mathematics skills this summer ahead of their first semester as university students. The students are participating in the three-week Pathways for Retention in Engineering Programs (PREP) initiative organized by Texas A&M at Qatar’s Office of Development,…

Students’ project on oil recovery and production takes top prize in Summer Engineering Academy outreach program

Published Jul 16, 2017

Dhia initiative helps exceptional students invest in their futures through summer enrichment programs sponsored by Maersk Oil Qatar, Texas A&M at Qatar  A team of high school students who investigated a phenomenon in the oil industry that can make it difficult to recover oil won “Best Engineering Research Project” in the third annual Summer Engineering Academy organized and hosted…