Texas A&M University at Qatar

Administrative Officers

Interim Dean - Ann L. Kenimer

Vice Dean - Eyad A. Masad

Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Services - Troy Bickham

Assistant Dean for Finance and Administrative Services - Rosalie Nickles

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

General Statement

Texas A&M’s branch campus in Qatar, part of the 2,500-acre multi-institutional campus known as Education City formally opened on September 7, 2003, offering undergraduate degree programs in chemical, electrical, mechanical, and petroleum 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 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 U.S., 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 undergraduate students participate in numerous co-op and internship programs, which give them the opportunity to apply their knowledge to real-world challenges in a variety of settings.

At Texas A&M University at Qatar, engineering students take courses in the fundamental disciplines—mathematics, sciences, and liberal arts—that will prepare them for the rigorous technical training that follows. This training is dedicated to specialized studies in one of the four engineering fields offered at Texas A&M University at Qatar. After completing intensive, demanding course work and practical experience, students are ready to step into their professional fields and make immediate, meaningful contributions.

Admission

The online application for undergraduate admission may be found at www.qatar.tamu.edu/apply. Additional information may be obtained by calling +974 (4423-0043), or by visiting the Office of Admissions at the Engineering Building located in Education City, Doha, Qatar. To be considered a candidate for admission to Texas A&M University 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 high school/secondary school transcript
  4. Official college/university and/or Academic Bridge Program transcripts (if applicable)
  5. Official test scores
  6. Essay
  7. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  8. Reference forms
  9. 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 Mexican architect Ricardo Legoretta, the 55,000 square meter (592,000 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 annex 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 databases.