Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMU-Q) will celebrate graduating its seventh class with approximately 105 degrees at the University’s commencement ceremony on 8 May 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Qatar National Convention Centre. This year, the total number of Aggie engineers who have earned degrees from Texas A&M at Qatar will exceed 500.

Recognized for her pioneering role in the fields of culture, education and outreach, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, chairperson of the board of trustees at Qatar Museum Authority, will give the commencement’s keynote address at the ceremony. With her progressive involvement in the nation’s mission to become the Middle East’s foremost destination for the arts and culture, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa will address the University’s graduating class and will inspire each of them to become a leader in his or her own field.

The May 2014 graduating class is diverse, with nine graduate and 16 undergraduate chemical engineers, 38 electrical engineers, 23 mechanical engineers and 22 petroleum engineers. The graduating class is 37 percent female and represents 20 countries.