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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…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts first summer faculty-led study abroad program

Published Jul 15, 2017

Texas A&M at Qatar hosted its fist summer faculty-led study abroad program where six students and one student from Texas A&M traveled to Athens, Greece with chemical engineering professor Dr. Ioannis Economou to perform polymer research in partnership with the National Technical University of Athens. Students also took in Greek culture by participating in cultural events organized by the American…

Former student shares experience in the The Way Ahead magazine

Published Jul 15, 2017

Former student Bashar ElTahir '16 shared his experiences studying at Texas A&M at Qatar in an article in the Society of Petroleum Engineers' The Way Ahead magazine. ElTahir described graduating at 33 while simultaneously working and supporting his wife and four kids. Additionally, ElTahir recounts the obstacles in switching from a non-technical role to a production engineer within his same…

School students tackle research on Qatar’s engineering challenges

Published Jul 09, 2017

More than 60 of Qatar’s brightest school students are taking part in the prestigious Future Engineers and Summer Engineering Academy (SEA) programs 2-13 July at Texas A&M University at Qatar.

Dean Malavé honored for contributions to engineering education

Published Jul 02, 2017

Dr. César O. Malavé, dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has received the 2017 John L. Imhoff Global Excellence Award for Industrial Engineering Education from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in recognition of his distinguished accomplishments. The award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the industrial engineering discipline,…

Texas A&M at Qatar awarded 19 QNRF grants for research with impact in Qatar

Published Jun 28, 2017

A solar-powered desalination process, a polymer-enhanced foam to improve oil recovery in Qatari reservoirs and a wearable device to detect low blood sugar are just a few of the Texas A&M University at Qatar research projects selected to receive funding from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).  Texas A&M at Qatar was awarded 19 projects from QNRF in Cycle 10 of the National Priorities…