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TAMU Qatar - Central Materials Facility

       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:


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




Lina Masad | Manager of Technical Quality Assurance and Services



Wubulikasimu Yiming | Assistant Manager



Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Sun - Thu:

9:00 - 17:00h  

152, Texas A&M at Qatar Engineering Building

Education City

Doha, Qatar, 23874



Name Role Phone Email Location
Dr. Wubulikasimu Yiming
Assistant Manager
Hamza Khalid
Graduate Research Assistant