Texas A&M University at Qatar

Administrative Officers

Interim Dean - Ann Kenimer

Vice Dean - Eyad Masad

Assistant Dean for Research and Executive Director of Development, Engagement  and Outreach - Hassan S. Bazzi

Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Services - Troy Bickham

Assistant Dean for Finance and Administrative Services - Rosalie Nickles

General Statement

The Texas A&M branch campus in Qatar, part of the 2,500-acre multi-institutional campus known as “Education City,” offers two graduate degrees in chemical engineering. Texas A&M’s engineering program is widely considered among the best in America, and the curricula offered at the Qatar campus are materially the same as those offered at the main campus located in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M University at Qatar is fully funded by the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development and provides a unique opportunity for the University to expand its international presence and to provide educational and research opportunities for faculty and students.

Programs of Study at Texas A&M University at Qatar

Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering strives to provide its students with a high-quality education that will prepare them for a wide range of careers at the forefront of the engineering field. The curriculum is designed to accomplish this by closely integrating cutting-edge basic and applied research with innovative classroom instruction. Texas A&M University’s engineering programs are routinely ranked among the best in the United States, and graduates are highly sought after to provide leadership and innovative solutions to global challenges.

Our faculty members maintain active research programs in a wide range of areas. In addition, our students participate in numerous co-op and internship programs, which give them the opportunity to apply their knowledge to real problems in a variety of settings.


Admissions information, including access to the online application for admission (during admission periods) is available at www.qatar.tamu.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions/. Additional information may be obtained by calling +974.4423.0135 or +974.4423.0079, or by emailing graduate.studies@qatar.tamu.edu, or by visiting the Office of Research and Graduate Studies at the Engineering Building located in Education City, Doha, Qatar. To be considered a candidate for admission to Texas A&M at Qatar, the prospective student must formally apply by submitting all of the required documents and test scores and meeting all of the admission requirements. Required documents may include the following:

  1. Completed application
  2. Passport copy (resident permit if required)
  3. Official college/university transcripts
  4. Official test scores (GRE, TOEFL or IELTS)
  5. Statement of Purpose
  6. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  7. Letters of Recommendation
  8. Application fee

The Texas A&M at Qatar Engineering Building is one of the most advanced facilities for engineering education in the world. Designed by the famous father-son Mexican architect team Legoretta + Legoretta, the 55,000 square meter (595,000 square feet) facility combines modernist elements with traditional Islamic architectural motifs. The building is fully wireless and features high-tech classrooms, teaching laboratories and computer laboratories. The research rotunda provides additional research laboratories that give future Aggie engineers firsthand experience.

Texas A&M at Qatar’s home in Education City also includes a library with a core professional collection of 10,000 titles and a number of journals and DVDs relating to the liberal arts, humanities, and basic sciences. Students also have access to books and journals from the libraries on the main campus, from collections that exceed 5 million volumes.  Extensive online resources are available to students in the library and remotely, including more than 2 million electronic books and thousands of subscription electronic journals and database.