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Texas A&M at Qatar hosts industry representatives at annual networking event

Published Dec 11, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted its annual Career Networking Night at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City, Doha, Qatar. More than 65 students and 25 former students met with 65 representatives from 35 companies in the region about internship and employment opportunities. The event was sponsored by Dolphin Energy and organized by the Student Engineers’…

Professors Serpedin and Qaraqe receive prestigious IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Column Award for 2018

Published Dec 05, 2018

Electrical and computer engineering professors Dr. Erchin Serpedin and Dr. Khalid Qaraqe, together with their former Ph.D. student Dr. Sangwoo Park, received the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Column Award for year 2018 for their paper, "Gaussian Assumption: The Least Favorable but the Most Useful." The paper was first published in the March 2013 issue of the prestigious IEEE Signal Processing…

Petroleum engineering sophomores visit QP site in Dukhan

Published Dec 05, 2018

Petroleum engineering sophomore students reently visited Qatar Petroleum's facilities in Dukhan. The students toured QP's drilling operations and visited a rig site. The visit enabled students to learn more about drilling operations, drilling rig components, drilling fluids and directional drilling. It also gave them insights into the real-life work environment of professional engineers in the oil…

Texas A&M at Qatar wins Qatar Universities Basketball Cup

Published Dec 05, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar's women’s basketball team won the Qatar Universities Basketball Cup by defeating HBKU 31-16 in the championship game. The team went undefeated during the regular season and in the playoffs. Team members included: Lina Karkoub, Allison Meegan, Karima Ramadan, Malak Abou Samhadaneh, Yossra Osman, Layan Al-Huneidi, Mai Mahmoud, Omnya Abdalla, Byanne Malluhi, Farah Ramada, Joana Mahfouz, Nilufer…

Electrical and computer engineering students win Inter-Majors Debate contest

Published Dec 05, 2018

The Council of Debating Engineers (CODE) hosted the Inter-Majors Debate last month. In the first round, students representing each of the engineering programs debated the premise that all procedures to alter your appearance would be banned. In the final round, students representing the Chemical Engineering Program argued for the motion that guns should no longer be licensed to civilians whereas…

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts summit to give student leaders skills to succeed

Published Dec 04, 2018

Texas A&M University at Qatar recently hosted its annual Student Leadership Summit to educate current student leaders on the meaning of leadership and integrity, as well as provide practical training on the processes of running a student club and hosting events. Leadership is one of six core values that Texas A&M instills in each of its students and graduates, and the goal of the summit is to prepare…

Texas A&M at Qatar students learn about solar energy through hands-on experiences

Published Dec 04, 2018

Electrical and computer engineering students at Texas A&M University at Qatar recently visited the solar panels on the roof of the branch campus’s building in Education City as part of Dr. Robert Balog’s course on photovoltaic energy. Associate professor Balog created the course based on a graduate-level course he teaches at Texas A&M’s main campus in College Station, Texas (USA). The course starts…

Texas A&M at Qatar celebrates teaching and learning during Teaching Week

Published Nov 25, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted its annual Teaching Week, which highlighted the branch campus’ commitment to educating exemplary engineers through various talks, panels and showcases. The week’s activities were organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning, which aims to highlight teaching innovation and excellence in engineering education. The keynote address, “STEM Education: Current…

Texas A&M at Qatar engineering camp teaches students about hovercraft technology

Published Nov 21, 2018

Twenty-six students in grades 7 through 9 from local schools across Qatar participated in Engineering Explorers STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) enrichment program hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar. These students belonged to Al Shahaniya Preparatory Girls School, Doha Preparatory School for Boys, and the International School of London.  The week-long event introduces…

Leadership Club hosts Gray to discuss free will

Published Nov 21, 2018

The Leadership Club at Texas A&M at Qatar recently hosted Dr. Philipp Gray, assistant professor of political science in the Liberal Arts Program, for a discussion on free will. The topic was "Are We Free?" It was of interest to many students and sparked lively discussions afterword. If you are a faculty member and would like share your interest in any field for an upcoming Leadership Club event,…