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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 in recognition of his distinguished accomplishments.


A Texas A&M University undergraduate capstone design team named Enclave Electronics International recently presented their internet of things (IoT) lunar rover prototype to scientists at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. In short, NASA scientists were thrilled and said that the t…


Texas A&M University at Qatar graduated its largest class ever 4 May in a ceremony at the Qatar National Convention Centre. About 110 students received their bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering during the branch …


Engineering students at Texas A&M University at Qatar are building on their classroom knowledge and bringing their imagined projects to life through the Engineering Enrichment Program (EEP). First offered in spring 2016, the program provides 26 short courses to students who want a more hands-…


Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed its largest freshman class since 2012 when 110 freshman students started classes Aug. 23, bringing the total enrollment of the branch campus to 545. Sixty students, or 54.5 percent, in the Class of 2020 are Qatari — constituting the branch campus’ large…


Dr. César O. Malavé has taken his post as dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar. Malavé was previously professor and head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair. He was named to his new po…


The Texas A&M University at Qatar chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been named Outstanding Student Chapter in the Middle East-North Africa region for the second year in a row. In addition, a team of SPE members (pictured above) won first place in the regional Petrobowl q…


Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, professor of chemistry and assistant dean for research at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has received a U.S. patent for a catalyst that makes a widely used type of chemical reaction more efficient. The patent is the second patent issued that involves Texas A&M at Qatar …


Muna Al-Mohannadi, a senior reservoir engineer in the Reservoir Depletion Studies section of RasGas Company and a Class of 2010 petroleum engineering graduate of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named the branch campus’ first-ever Alumnus of the Year. Al-Mohannadi joined RasGas Company’s…


Texas A&M University at Qatar and Qatar’s Reconnaissance and Surveillance Center (RSC) signed a memorandum of understanding on June 16 to enhance collaboration and explore mutual opportunities for strategic partnerships. The five-year agreement aims to provide scholarships and internships for…


Dr. Patrick Linke, chair of the Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named holder of the Qatar Shell Professorship.  This new professorship is funded by Qatar Shell to foster greater understanding of Qatar’s contemporary issues relating to energy and environ…


Texas A&M University at Qatar engineering student Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani won the finale of the first edition of IgniteDoha with his presentation on problem-solving at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City. IgniteDoha, much like a TED talk, tasked students to introduce a parti…


More than 100 new engineers received their diplomas during Texas A&M University at Qatar’s annual commencement exercises held on the Education City campus on May 5. Eighty-nine Aggie engineers earned bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering an…


ORYX GTL organized a ceremony on April 21 to recognize the research contributions of Dr. Nimir Elbashir (second from left), associate professor in the chemical and petroleum engineering programs and chair of the ORYX GTL Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program, and Dr. Reza Tafreshi, associate professor …


Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young is visiting Texas A&M at Qatar and will attend its commencement ceremony on May 5. President Young toured labs at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City, Doha, Qatar, and was the guest of honor at a campus-wide meet and gr…