HBKU Alumni

Welcome, Marhaba, مرحبا

HBKU Alumni website is a platform to answer your questions, maintain your involvement, and nurture your connections.

The platform supports both local and international alumni through a variety of services: events, workshops, activities, one-to-one assistance, and more.

Alumni Achievements

Samar Elkhalifa

College of Science & Engineering , Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU)
Major: PhD in Sustainable Energy (2022)

Samar Elkhalifa, a CSE graduate from the Class of 2022, is currently working as a "brand ambassador" with VISA company for the duration of her internship that finishes on the last day of the FIFA World Cup 2022, and also works as an Academic Research Assistant.

After her graduation, she visited 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum with fellow students and graduates representing HBKU, and volunteered in the UNESCO launch event conducted by the College of Law, HBKU. She worked with a diverse group of people who made the event a success, and was responsible for hosting and welcoming ambassadors, ministers, deans and other audience members. During her tenure as a PhD student at HBKU, her paper "Food waste to biochars through pyrolysis a review" achieved two awards: the most downloaded and the most cited article in the journal resource, conservation and recycling for paper published since 2018.

Yousef Mohammed Yousef Al-Jaber

College of Science & Engineering , Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU)
Major: Executive Master in Energy and Resources (2016)

Yousef Mohammed Yousef Al-Jaber, a CSE graduate from the Class of 2016, is currently the VP of Innovation and Change Management and Director of TotalEnergies Research Center at Qatar (TRCQ). He represented HBKU as an alumnus during the first Qatar Foundation graduate reunion and managed many research activities and projects in alliance with QEERI (HBKU). He restructured Total Research Center Qatar (TRCQ) and launched two programs: Sustainable Development Program (2017) and the Solar Energy Program at TRCQ (2018). For the Solar Energy program, he challenged the team to localize the research with QEERI and today, they have all of their current projects done in alliance with QEERI, with an estimate of millions of Qatari Riyals spent on an annual basis in Qatar on Solar Energy technologies. Ever since he took on the leadership of TRCQ in November 2016, he feels proud to have had the opportunity to localize and expand TRCQ’s research, with many successful projects deployed in Qatar.

Facts and Figures


HBKU Alumni Association

HBKU’s Alumni Association provides a strategic platform to strengthen interactions by fostering programs that are of interest and support the strategic objectives of the university.

The Association Board is elected every two years via a voting and nomination system.

All alumni can nominate themselves and can vote for a nominee.


HBKU Alumni Association Board Members

The HBKU Student Affairs Department is pleased to welcome the new Board and thanks each member for their willingness to stand. We anticipate that their skills and experience will be an asset and we look forward to working with them.

  • Vahid Suljic President College of Islamic Studies (’17)

  • Oussama Eraky Vice President College of Islamic Studies (’14)

  • Alina Zaman Khan Board Member College of Islamic Studies (’20)

  • Hanouf Al-Thani Board Member College of Law (’19)

  • Rawan AlNassiri Board Member College of Humanities and Social Sciences (’21)

  • Abdulrahman Al-Hababi Board Member College of Science and Engineering (’20)

  • Salar Mujeeb Khan Board Member College of Public Policy (’21)

HBKU Alumni Database

To receive all the university’s latest updates and announcements, register on our alumni database using the following link: HBKU Alumni Database

If you are already registered and need to update your information, please email us on alumni@hbku.edu.qa


Career and Professional Development

The Alumni Office offers various kinds of support and opportunities to accelerate your careers.

Services we provide include:

  • Sharing your profile for potential employment prospects among relevant local entities
  • Review of CVs
  • Workshops

To enroll in our services and receive the latest updates, kindly ensure that you are registered with up-to-date information through the following link: HBKU Alumni Database


Career Opportunities

Please share your resume by uploading it on the following link.

Your application will be included in our database and evaluated for future opportunities.

How can I register as an HBKU alumni?

You can use this link to register or update your personal information.

Do you issue any alumni cards?

To apply for your Alumni card, please sign up on the Alumni Portal.

Will I still be invited to participate in Student Engagement Office and Student Affairs activities after I graduate from HBKU?

Yes, we continue to host events and programs that are open to alumni. Upcoming events and programs will be announced through the HBKU Alumni Office website.

I am a certified trainer? Can I train current students at HBKU?

HBKU Alumni who are certified trainers and are interested in delivering workshops to current students are kindly invited to email the office on: alumni@hbku.edu.qa