TAMU Qatar - Central Materials Facility

Overview of Services

The Central Materials Facility at Texas A&M at Qatar is ISO 9001:2015 certified and houses high-end, state-of-the-art equipment employed for advanced micro and macro material characterization. Materials equipment present in the facility caters to multiple fields of scientific research including engineering, metallurgy, geology and medicine. This facility is capable of providing various material characterizations services, such as elemental and phase analysis, imaging, surface, microstructure and particle size analysis.


Other technical capabilities include:


  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) with energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS)
  • X-ray Powder Diffraction (XRD)
  • Wavelength dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (WD-XRF) analysis
  • X-Ray Computer Tomography (XRCT)
  • Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
  • X-ray photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)
  • Rock Core Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
  • Particle Size analysis



Dr. Srinath Iyengar | Manager of Technical Services
Email: srinath.iyengar@qatar.tamu.edu 

Lina Masad | Manager of Quality Assurance
Email: lina.masad@qatar.tamu.edu

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Sun - Thu:

9:00 - 17:00h  

Texas A&M at Qatar Engineering Building

Education City

Doha, Qatar, 23874



Name Role Phone Email Location
Dr. Wubulikasimu Yiming
Assistant Manager