Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series

Presented Digitally by Texas A&M University at Qatar

Responding to COVID-19 in Qatar

Thursday, 10 September 2020 • 12–1 p.m.

When the global COVID-19 pandemic began, Texas A&M University at Qatar funded seven research projects to help Qatar combat the outbreak of the virus. During this seminar, Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, Associate Dean for Research and Advancement, will present the COVID-19 activities undertaken by Texas A&M at Qatar in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Qatar Foundation, Barzan Holdings and Qatar Red Crescent Society, followed by faculty members who will present their research work and discuss project outcomes.

Moderated by Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, Associate Dean for Research and Advancement

Dr. Hussein Alnuweiri, Electrical and Computer Engineering
“Code Design and Modeling to Improve Testing”

Dr. Bing Guo, Mechanical Engineering
“Establishing Aerosol Virus Monitoring Capability in Qatar for Mitigation of COVID-19 and Future Epidemics”

Dr. Marwan Khraisheh, Mechanical Engineering
“3D Printing of Critical Need Medical Parts and Devices”

Dr. Othmane Bouhali, Physics
“Investigation of the Feasibility of Large-Scale Sterilization of Medical, Industrial and Food Using Electron Beam Technologies”

Dr. Konstantinos Kakosimos, Chemical Engineering
“Tailored Prevention of Coronavirus”

Dr. Luc Véchot, Chemical Engineering
“Investigation of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Control of the Process Safety Risk in Major Hazards Industries in Qatar: Data Collection, Analysis and Recommendations”

Dr. Sara Hillman, Liberal Arts
“Laboring to communicate: Use of migrant languages in COVID-19 awareness campaign in Qatar”