Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute

Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute’s (QEERI’s) mission is to conduct and co-ordinate long-term and multidisciplinary research that addresses critical national priorities concerning energy and the environment. Visit our website

QEERI Discovers Three New Extrasolar Planets

Scientists at QEERI, one of Hamad bin Khalifa University’s three national research institutes, announced the discovery of three new extrasolar planets (exoplanets), found by using optical Earth-based telescopes, supported by by Qatar Foundation as part of the ongoing Qatar Exoplanet Survey (QES).

Crossing an energy frontier

Exploring the potential for alternative energy sources and ways to better protect Qatar’s environment is the crux of the work being carried out at one of Qatar Foundation’s (QF’s) newest research bodies.