Texas A&M University at Qatar collaborates with University of Cyprus Research Centre for Sustainable Energy (FOSS)Published Feb 10, 2014
Texas A&M University at Qatar has signed an agreement with the Research Centre for Sustainable Energy (FOSS) at the University of Cyprus. The agreement seeks to expand research endeavors in the sustainable energy arena and was signed at the University’s Engineering building on 27 January. It will encourage the enrollment of qualified students in new academic programs, explore opportunities to exchange faculty for joint teaching and research programs and explore avenues for strengthening relationship and furthering excellence in education in both Qatar and Cyprus.
Kenneth Hall, assistant dean for Research and Graduate Studies at Texas A&M at Qatar, said, "This agreement to cooperate with the Research Centre for Sustainable Energy at the University of Cyprus represents an exciting opportunity for Texas A&M at Qatar to expand its international collaborations in research areas of immediate interest to the State of Qatar. We welcome this opportunity to work with our colleagues in Cyprus."
The Director of FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy at the University of Cyprus, Dr. George E. Georghiou, said, “We are very excited to be collaborating with Texas A&M at Qatar as this provides a first class opportunity for great synergies to be created in areas of mutual interest in the field of energy, such as solar energy, smart grids, distributed generation etc. We hope that this agreement will mark the beginning of a long lasting and fruitful collaboration”.
Texas A&M at Qatar Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. Eyad Masad, said, “This agreement emphasizes the strong commitment of Texas A&M at Qatar toward promoting worldwide cooperation in exploring new research opportunities important to the development of Qatar and its economy.”