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Texas A&M at Qatar alumni win local entrepreneurship competition

Published Sep 30, 2020

Fatima Al Janahi ’20 and Amera Jama ’20, graduates of Texas A&M University at Qatar, recently won the Best Company of the Year award in INJAZ Qatar’s Mubadara 2020.Al Janahi and Jama’s idea was Tailory, an online platform that allowed customers to…

Texas A&M at Qatar student leaders explore resilience in Student Leadership Summit

Published Sep 30, 2020

The Fall 2020 Student Leadership Summit, organized by Texas A&M University at Qatar’s Department of Student Affairs, recently brought together 25 student leaders who hold executive positions in various student organizations within Texas A&M at Qatar. The twice-yearly summit focused on resilience in light of the global pandemic during which the student leaders made a particular emphasis on the…

Texas A&M at Qatar to host Nobel laureate for Al Maerifa virtual lecture series  

Published Sep 29, 2020

Texas A&M University at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university, will host Nobel laureate Dr. Ben L. Feringa for its next seminar in the Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series 1 Oct. at noon via Zoom. Feringa’s talk, “The Joy of Discovery,” is presented in partnership with the Qatar…

Ricardo Alonso to join editorial board of SIAM journal

Published Sep 28, 2020

Dr. Ricardo Alonso, associate professor of mathematics in the Science Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been chosen to serve as associate editor of the SIAM journal Multiscale Modeling and Simulation.

Texas A&M at Qatar project cited by VR industry leader WorldViz

Published Sep 28, 2020

WorldViz, one of the virtual reality (VR) industry’s leading solutions providers, recently cited a Texas A&M at Qatar VR project in its annual report.

New STEM program by Texas A&M at Qatar is teaching robotics virtually to school students in Qatar

Published Sep 21, 2020

Continuing its online STEM@Home designed to develop STEM skills in Qatar’s school students during COVID-19, Texas A&M University at Qatar — a Qatar Foundation partner university — is offering a new program on robotics for students in grades 8-12. The Virtual Robotics Games STEM (science, technology, engineering…

Research team receives Best Paper Award at IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems

Published Sep 20, 2020

Professor Erchin Serpedin from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program and his collaborators Dr. Muhammad Ismail, formerly assistant research scientist at Texas A&M at Qatar and now assistant professor at Tennessee Tech University, and visiting Ph.D. student Zi-Yang Wu received the Best Paper Award at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems (IS'20) held 28-30 Aug. for…

Mechanical engineering professor at Texas A&M at Qatar elevated to ASHRAE Fellow

Published Sep 14, 2020

Dr. Ibrahim Hassan, professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been elevated to Fellow grade of the ASHRAE, a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. ASHRAE…

Texas A&M at Qatar to highlight university’s response to COVID-19 in first fall Al Maerifa talk

Published Sep 08, 2020

Texas A&M University at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university, will restart its Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series designed to share expertise and knowledge with the local community in Qatar on 10 Sept. with a discussion of the university’s response to COVID-19.

Qatari industry leader Khalifa Al-Sowidi joins Texas A&M at Qatar faculty

Published Sep 06, 2020

Mr. Khalifa Abdulla Al-Sowidi has joined the chemical engineering faculty at Texas A&M University at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university, bringing his more than 30 years of industry experience to the classroom to benefit engineering students at the university.