Doha, 22/12/2013 -
The Texas A&M University at Qatar recently recognized WOQOD as a strong university partner. The collaboration between the university and WOQOD has previously focused on research and exchange of expertise, especially in the area of bitumen properties and modification.
An official team from Texas A&M recently visited the WOQOD headquarters during which dean and chief executive officer Dr. Mark H Weichold presented the company’s vice chairman and managing director Mohamed Turki al-Sobai a plaque in appreciation of its support for the university’s academic and research programs.
Weichold spoke about the importance of Texas A&M at Qatar’s partnership with WOQOD and discussed future research projects and joint programs to promote science and engineering among young students in Qatar.
Texas A&M at Qatar assistant dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. Eyad Masad said: “We appreciate the productive collaboration with WOQOD. They have generously shared their technical expertise with the university and provided materials and logistical support for research projects. We look forward to expanded future projects.”
Al-Sobai said: “WOQOD are delighted to have had the support of Texas A&M at Qatar in helping us solve a challenging industrial application to extend the life of pavements and roads in Qatar. The university’s application and technical expertise clearly helped in adopting proven technologies by WOQOD and its customers that will have great benefits for the country. We look forward to building upon this success and will look for further challenges the university can help us with.”