Carnegie Mellon Qatar Honors 106 Students for Academic Excellence

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Published October 7th, 2018 - 05:27 GMT
The Dean’s List is released at the end of each semester.
The Dean’s List is released at the end of each semester.

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) recognized 106 students for outstanding academic performance at the Dean’s List ceremony for the spring 2018 semester.

Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, said: “I am exceptionally proud of the students who have earned their place on the Dean’s List for last semester. Studying at Carnegie Mellon requires dedication and hard work, and I congratulate each student for this significant achievement.”

There are 28 seniors, 29 juniors, 25 sophomores and 24 freshmen on the list, representing the five academic programs at CMU-Q: biological sciences, business administration, computational biology, computer science and information systems.

Senior honorees are: Fizza Aamir, Huda Shakeel A Abbasi, Ahmed Abdeltawab, Amna Al-Ansari, Maryam Al-Badr, Latifa Al-Darwish, Kaltham Al-Khuzaei, Mohammed Yaser Al Khuzaei, Khalifa Al-Naimi, Huda Al Sulaiti, Shaikha Al-Thani, Maria Ali, Mir Mohammed Ali Khan, Noor El-Sakka, Joyce Ann Galang, Sabit Hassan, Mahnaz Jalali, Aisha Kazi, Anthony Lo, Khaoula Maatallah, Ahmed Mohamed, Aisha Mohamed, Shahryar Nayyer, Rohith Krishnan Pillai, Alfred Godwin Ravindrakumar, Zain Sadeq, Faissal Sheikh and Fatma Tlili.

Junior honorees are: Doaa Abousen, Ommar Aburaddad, Maryam Al-Dosari, Reem Al-Emadi, Abdulaziz Al-Haddad, Sara Al-Khalifa, Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari, Al-Dana Al-Mohannadi, Aldana Al-Sulaiti, Amna Ali, Maryam Ameen, Serene Darweesh, Abdulla Darwish, Aisha Fakhroo, Eman Fatima, Muhammad Ghous, Mohamed Hamdi, Mohammed Hashim, Iram Irshad Baqri, Omar Khattab, Menatalla Mahmoud, Sarah Marafih, Rachel Marella, Madhvi Menon, Fareeduddin Mohammed, Bisma Munawar, Sara Salem, Haris Syed and Moussa Zekak.

Sophomore honorees are: Yasmin Abdelaal, Zainab Akhtar, Sara Khalid M M Al Darwish, Amna Al-Dosari, Manar Al Farsi, Albandari Al-Mana, Taimaa Al-Mohanadi, Buthayna Al-Mulla, Alanood Al-Thani, Mohammed Yusuf Ansari, Fahad Salah A H Bahzad, Muhammad Boughoula, Raghid Bsat, Faiq Defiandry, Aya Domi, Omar El-Saka, Aya El-Sakka, Abraham Farooqui, Eishaank Gakhar, Muhammad Khan, Fatima Mustafawi, Hassan Nadeem, Mohammed Nurul Hoque, Fariza Shiyap and Maimoon Siddiqui.

Freshman honorees are: Mohammad Ahmad, Yara Al-Abdulghani, Aisha Al-Darwish, Shouq Al-Khuzaei, Ali Al-Maadid, Sara Al-Mohanadi, Noora Al-Mohannadi, Almayasa Al-Naimi, Reem Al-Sayed, Mariyam Amir, Laila El-Beheiry, Joud Ghalayini, Muhammad Khan, Weilin Li, Ghada Mashhadi, Omar Naim, Auguste Piromalli, Andrej Pozderac, Faiha Sahirah, Swapnendu Sanyal, Abdullah Shaar, Zenab Siddig, Muhammad Syed and Muhammad Ahmed Zahid.

The Dean’s List is released at the end of each semester. The list includes students from all programs who achieved a semester QPA of 3.75 or higher who completed 36 to 45 units, or a semester QPA of 3.5 for students taking 45 units, in both cases with no incompletes assigned.

Applications are now being accepted for admission to begin studies in August 2019. For more information on Carnegie Mellon Qatar, please visit

Background Information

Carnegie Mellon University Qatar

For more than a century, Carnegie Mellon University has challenged the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters. A private, top-ranked and global university, Carnegie Mellon sets its own course with programs that inspire creativity and collaboration.

In 2004, Carnegie Mellon and Qatar Foundation began a partnership to deliver select programs that will contribute to the long-term development of Qatar. Today, Carnegie Mellon Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological sciences, business administration, computational biology, computer science, and information systems. Nearly 400 students from 38 countries call Carnegie Mellon Qatar home.

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