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ADC student club hosts its first event promoting South Asian culture

Published Jan 31, 2019

The newly formed student organization Aggie Desi Club (ADC) hosted its first event this week. More than 45 participants, including faculty and dean Dr. César O. Malavé, tasted popular street foods and sweets. Organizers also played popular desi music and showcased traditional clothing and accessories. The mission and vision of the ADC is to promote the culture of the South Asian countries at Texas…

Students visit QATALUM facilities to learn about manufacturing operations

Published Jan 31, 2019

Twenty-six mechanical engineering students recently visited QATALUM's manufacturing plant as part of their Materials and Manufacturing Selection in Design course taught by mechanical engineering assistant professor Dr. Bilal Mansoor and Technical Laboratory Coordinator Muhammad bin Yousaf. Students learned through technical presentations and demonstrations about the aluminum production process. Students…

Continuing Education to offer workplace communication certificate program

Published Jan 31, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar is offering a Fundamentals of Workplace Communication continuing education course. The program will cover topics related to business and technical communication and best writing practices. Participants will receive a certificate in Fundamentals of Workplace Communication after the completion of the module and a certificate of completion will be presented to attendees at the end…

Texas A&M at Qatar launches STEM Hub

Published Jan 30, 2019

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), in collaboration with Texas A&M at Qatar, today launched the STEM Hub, a facility that aims to promote creative applications of engineering and science. The opening ceremony, held at Texas A&M at Qatar – a QF partner university – was attended by H.E. Dr. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Higher Education; H.E. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari,…

Texas A&M at Qatar program encourages school students to innovate solutions for water security challenges

Published Jan 22, 2019

Thirty students in grades 9 through 12 from schools across Qatar brought their inner inventors to life during the weeklong Qatar Invents engineering camp designed to evoke innovative solutions to real-world challenges in Qatar. Qatar Invents was presented by Texas A&M at Qatar and sponsored by Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. (Oxy Qatar). Occidental has joined the branch campus’s strategic…

Students visit RBAT facilities to learn about advanced defense technologies

Published Jan 16, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar students Ali Alashar, Ahmad Al-Kuwari, Sara Al-Mulla, Nasser Al-Thani and Saeed Binnoora visited Rheinmetall Barzan Advanced Technologies (RBAT) at QSTP last week. Students were given a rare opportunity to enter the unmanned vehicle workshop where demonstrations were conducted on interactive screens, as well as on the vehicles themselves. RBAT had recently introduced two unmanned…

Students display Qatar Histories website at Education City United

Published Jan 16, 2019

Texas A&M at Qatar students hosted a booth at Education City United to promote its newly launched website, http://qatarhistories.org/. The online archival footage and recorded history celebrates and documents Qatar's history. Fay AlSulaiti, one of Qatar Histories project members, said, “The project was born a few years ago, and every year students update and develop it, and we participated…

Ghrayeb elevated to IEEE Fellow

Published Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Ali Ghrayeb, a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been elevated to Fellow grade of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized as a prestigious honor and a distinctive career achievement. Ghrayeb was recognized “for contributions to modulation…

Srinivasa named fellow of the Society of Engineering Science

Published Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Arun Srinivasa has been named a fellow of the Society of Engineering Science. Srinivasa is a professor in the mechanical engineering program and is the J. Mike Walker ‘66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University as the Holdredge/Paul Professor. His research interests include the plasticity of metals and polymers, thermomechanics of dissipative processes, dislocation…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts alumni

Published Jan 08, 2019

Texas A&M University at Qatar alumni and university leaders recently gathered together to reconnect and discuss various aspects of student and alumni success. Engagement with graduates—and the feedback they provide—is of great importance to the branch campus, which takes great pride in the achievements of its graduates, which Texas A&M calls "former students." Mariam Al Meer, a Class of 2012 chemical…