Texas A&M University at Qatar Marhaba Former Students Image Map

Texas A&M at Qatar names Yousef M. Al-Jaber alumnus of the year

Yousef M. Al-Jaber ‘07, the deputy director of TOTAL Research Center at Qatar, has been named the branch campus’ second recipient of its Alumnus of the Year award.

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Former student's paper recognized by journal and awarded for excellence

Dana Abdeen ’14 has been designated by the Rapid Prototyping Journal as a 2017 Highly Commended Paper and recipient of the 2017 Emerald Publishing Literati Network Award for Excellence.

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Former student hosts workshop at local girls school

Maryam Al-Bishri ’10, a reservoir engineer at Qatar Petroleum, hosted an oil and gas workshop at Rufaidah Preparatory School for Girls. She showed seventh graders the process of producing oil and gas, from exploration to drilling and producing, as well as refining and transportation.

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Hassiba wins 2017 ORYX GTL Student Award

Technical laboratory coordinator Raid Hassiba ’10 was awarded the 2017 ORYX GTL Student Award for the advancement of graduate education in Qatar.

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Congratulations, Class of 2017!

Texas A&M University at Qatar graduated its largest class ever on 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 campus’ annual commencement ceremony

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Texas A&M at Qatar hosts women’s networking event

The Office of Development, Engagement and Outreach hosted the first women’s networking event for female former students. More than 30 former student discussed their careers, challenges, successes and how Texas A&M at Qatar has played a role in where they are today.

Texas A&M at Qatar Career Networking Event

Texas A&M at Qatar brings together job-seeking current and former students, as well as regional companies for annual networking event.

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Muna Al-Mohannadi named first Alumnus of the Year

Muna Al-Mohannadi, a senior reservoir engineer in the Reservoir Depletion Studies section of RasGas Company and a Class of 2010 petroleum engineering graduate, has been named the branch campus’ first-ever Alumnus of the Year.

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Former Student Building Access Cards

We are proud to announce that Texas A&M at Qatar is currently offering former students building access cards, which will allow smoother entry to our Engineering Building. This is a benefit that former students have been seeking for quite some time. Please click below to read more.

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20 August
First day of fall classes

23-24 August
Continuing Education Course – Introduction to HAZOP: Becoming an Active Participant

1 September
Eid Al-Adha (projected)

3-5 September
Eid Al-Adha Break (Offices expected to be closed)







What it means to be an Aggie

An Aggie is a student at Texas A&M University. In the early 1900s A&M students were referred to as Farmers. The term Aggie began to be used in the 1920s and in 1949, when the yearbook changed its name to Aggieland, Aggie became the official student body nickname. The term Aggie has come to include faculty and staff members of Texas A&M. “Once an Aggie, always an Aggie.” Because the Aggie spirit runs so deep that our graduates never really leave the university (in spirit, at least), we refer to our graduates as former students rather than alumni or “exes” because there is no such thing as an ex-Aggie. Together the nearly 400,000 Texas A&M former students comprise the Aggie Network, which is known far and wide for supporting Aggies in ways big and small.

Doha Aggie Club

The Doha Aggie Club brings Aggies together in Doha for service projects, social events and Muster gatherings. Join the club on Facebook. Update your current contact information or sign up for our distribution list here. Or find us on the Aggie Network.

Association of Former Students

Texas A&M’s Association of Former Students reaches far and wide. Make sure you’re an active member to get the most out of the Aggie Network. More

Aggies in Action

Texas A&M University at Qatar Former Students are doing wonderful things. What have you been doing since graduation? Let us know, and we could feature you here.

Shaikha Al-Mannai

Shaikha Al-Mannai ’14 recently took on a new role at RasGas Company Ltd. as an Instrument & Control Engineer, operating in Ras Laffan. This new job has been challenging, motivating and exciting for Shaikha, as she learns new things, delivering engineering solutions for all instrument and control related issues to ensure reliability and availability of the various assets.


Congratulations to Wardah Amir ’14 on recently joining Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, for an International Security Internship in London. Wardah will focus mainly on nuclear weapons policy to complement her previous experience in chemical weapons disarmament at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague.


Congratulations to Zaid Abou Qamar ’13, winner of the Microsoft Imagine Cup National Gaming Competition 2015. This competition took place in Qatar on 27 April 2015. Zaid participated on his own under the team title Alzubara, and pursued his childhood dream of developing a game. Congratulations, Zaid!

Facts and Figures about our Former Students


More than 800 engineers have graduated since 2007.


 Class of 2007

Texas A&M at Qatar’s first graduates were two Chemical Engineering Qatari females in 2007.

40 countries

Texas A&M at Qatar graduates come from over 40 different countries and backgrounds.

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