Texas A&M University at Qatar(TAMU-Q) researcher Dr Kamel Tourki has been named the recipient of the prestigious Outstanding Young Researcher award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Europe, Middle East, Africa (IEEE – EMEA).

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This award honours researchers who have been very active in the IEEE through Communications Society publication and conference activities over the last three years.

Tourki, a researcher in the TAMU-Q Wireless Research Group (WRG), said:

No matter whom carries the flag, this is great for Texas A&M at Qatar and Qatar. At the end, the most important thing is that we honored our commitment as a young research group and showed that Texas A&M at Qatar and Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) deserve the best.’

The University’s WRG works in different areas of fundamental and applied research in wireless communications, wireless system design, and emerging wireless applications. The research conducted by the group members is generously funded by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), TAMU-Q, Ooredoo Qatar and RasGas. All MSc and PhD candidates are supervised by world renowned faculty and staff who utilize the latest measurement and analysis equipments to carry out their research. Undergraduate research and senior design projects are conducted and supervised within this group as well.

Dr Qaraqe, professor of electrical and computer engineering at TAMU-Q who leads the WRG said:

I want to take this opportunity to personally congratulate Dr. Kamel and my team for receiving the Outstanding Young Researcher award. This award honors researchers who have been very active in the IEEE through publications and conference activities over the last three years.

Qaraqe said such awards give good insight on the quality of research conducted at TAMU-Q.texas-am-at-qatar