Dr. Ioannis Economou, co-director of GFRC, is named as the Dean’s Fellow for Research Development. His role is to support Texas A&M University at Qatar efforts in promoting the development of strategic research partnerships with industry and other organizations in Qatar.
Dr. Economou has an impressive track record in scholarly contributions working on long-term research projects with academia and industry. He has plans to organize workshops in order to demonstrate the branch campus’ capabilities and discuss areas of common interest. He will also work with various entities in Qatar and at Texas A&M University to increase awareness at the branch campus about development and management of intellectual property.