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Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted experts from around the world for the annual QAFCO – Texas A&M University at Qatar Conference 2016. The 2016 conference was the eighth presented in cooperation with Texas A&M at Qatar’s longtime industry collaborator, the Qatar Fertiliser Co. (Q…


Ooredoo, Qatar University and Texas A&M University at Qatar have signed a major new research agreement to support innovation and development in Qatar and across the wider region. The agreement will support research in key areas, including fast deployable wireless communication systems for …


Dr. Mark H. Weichold has been named executive director for the Halliburton Global Engineering Program within the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.  Weichold, who currently serves as the dean and CEO of Texas A&M University at Qatar and is a Regents Professor in the…


Texas A&M University at Qatar in collaboration with founding supporter ORYX GTL has launched the ORYX GTL – Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program to prepare the highly skilled engineers and technical staff needed to lead and operate Qatar’s world-class industrial facilities. ORYX GTL will fund the…


Texas A&M University at Qatar’s bachelor’s degree programs in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in appli…


Dr. Milivoj Belic, professor in the Science Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been chosen as the first recipient of the prestigious Al Sraiya Holding Group Professorship. Belic’s record at Texas A&M at Qatar has garnered him many well-deserved recognitions in the past, such as r…


Dr. Kenneth R. Hall, senior professor in the Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar and a Regents Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has the fifth most cited paper in the history of the journal of Industrial &…


Texas A&M at Qatar’s Society of Petroleum Engineers’ (SPE) student chapter has won the 2015 Outstanding Student Chapter Award of the Year Award for the Middle East Region. This award is the highest honor for a chapter. There are hundreds of chapters in the region and it is a remarkable achievem…


The plight of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370) is one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history, but an interdisciplinary research team led by a Texas A&M University at Qatar math professor has theorized the ill-fated plane plunged vertically into the southern Indian Ocean in March 2…


DOHA, Qatar — More than 20 teachers from 16 of Qatar’s secondary schools participated in the inaugural Engineering Leaders Institute for Excellence in Mathematics Education.  The five-day institute, organized by Texas A&M University at Qatar, was designed to enhance teaching techniques to dee…


Texas A&M University at Qatar graduated more than 100 engineers at its spring commencement exercise Thursday (7 May) evening at the Ceremonial Court at Education City.  The ceremony celebrated the branch campus’ new spring graduates with approximately 105 degrees across four engineering disci…


Dr. Robert H. Grubbs, 2005 Nobel Laureate and the QAPCO Chair of Polymer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) “for developments in catalysts that have enabled commercial products.” Grubbs is the Victor and Eliz…


Texas A&M University at Qatar co-hosted the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Middle East-Mediterranean Materials Congress on Energy and Infrastructure Systems earlier this month at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Doha. The conference is co-organized and sponsored by Qatar University, Qatar…


A 2010 paper written by Dr. Patrick Linke, professor and chair of the Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, is now the fourth most-cited paper in the Elsevier journal Applied Thermal Engineering. The paper, “On the systematic design and selection of optimal working flui…


A paper written by Dr. Bilal Mansoor, assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program, and his research associate Jahanzaib Malik won third prize in the Annual Aluminum Symposium Competition 2014. Mansoor and Malik’s paper was recognized for the novelty of application, technical conte…