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QF honours VCUarts Qatar faculty for innovation in nanotechnology

QF honours VCUarts Qatar faculty for innovation in nanotechnology

VCUarts Qatar’s Dr. Khaled Saoud’s thermal resistant aerogel granted US patent Qatar Foundation (QF) has honoured a faculty member of partner university Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) for an innovation in nanotechnology that was granted a US patent.

US patent office granted patent to QU team for adaptive security

US patent office granted patent to QU team for adaptive security

Dr Khaled Khan and Dr Armstrong Nhlabatsi from the College of Engineering at Qatar University (QU) have recently obtained a US Patent (No. 10,713,355) for their invention of adaptive security.

QU registers 39 patents, eyeing startups for 7

QU registers 39 patents, eyeing startups for 7

The Innovation & Intellectual Property Office (IIP Office) at Qatar University (QU) has facilitated the registration of 39 patents for a number of university employees, and is trying to transform seven of them into startup companies that serve the national economy

Emissions cut with cleaner technology needs financially sound airline sector

Emissions cut with cleaner technology needs financially sound airline sector

Air travel has fallen on hard days since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic six months ago, with the number of travellers dropping significantly around the world.

GU-Q’s virtual convocation ceremony blends tradition and technology

GU-Q’s virtual convocation ceremony blends tradition and technology

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), a Qatar Foundation (QF) partner, welcomed 131 first-year students at its annual new student convocation, a virtual ceremony ...

FDI can help Qatar build knowledge economy, foster technology: PwC

FDI can help Qatar build knowledge economy, foster technology: PwC

Qatar has large amounts of surplus capital, but foreign direct investment (FDI) can “still play a critical role” in building up a knowledge economy and fostering an environment driven by technology and technical expertise ...

Virgin seeks to revive supersonic commercial flight -- but faster

Virgin seeks to revive supersonic commercial flight -- but faster

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic on Monday announced a partnership with engine-maker Rolls-Royce to build a supersonic commercial airplane that flies at three times the speed of sound.

Qatar-based financial technology startup, C Wallet Services secures more than QR2mn in funding

Qatar-based financial technology startup, C Wallet Services secures more than QR2mn in funding

Qatar-based financial technology startup, C Wallet Services, has successfully secured more than QR2mn in grants and funding in its first year, having created cwallet, Qatar’s first and only mobile application (app) ...

Smart technology will be fundamental for airlines to safely return to the skies

Smart technology will be fundamental for airlines to safely return to the skies

Technology provider for the air transport industry SITA has shed new light on how technology is helping airports and airlines safely resume operations and help implement new hygiene measures ...

‘Use technology to enable company operations,’ says business council exec

‘Use technology to enable company operations,’ says business council exec

Industries of all types and sizes should now maximise the use of technology to continue operating amid the Covid-19 pandemic, which has altered almost all facets of an organisation’s operations ...

EU wants battery autonomy, but first it needs graphite

EU wants battery autonomy, but first it needs graphite

As Europe looks to declare its tech independence by becoming a leader in next-generation batteries, it will have to start by making its own graphite. The problem is, nearly all of it now comes from Asia, mainly China.

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology over misuse worry

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology over misuse worry

The chief executive of Google parent company Alphabet on Monday backed an EU proposal to temporarily ban facial-recognition technology because of the possibility that it could be used for nefarious purposes.