More environmentally-friendly concrete could be created by adding ceramic waste powder to the mix.
Facebook said on Monday it would fund young "digital safety ambassadors" in every secondary school in Britain.
The lecture was held at the headquarters of the Institute at Sharjah University.
The new office will fall under the Office of the university's Chancellor.
The Gulf region is showing more interest in adopting new technologies in the education sector, a chief executive officer (CEO) of a UAE-based education software company said. Investors could be inclined to access the education technology (EdTech) sector in the Middle East - where many countries are facing budget constraints - because it can offer cheaper and more efficient methods for teaching students.
The region also has the lowest proportion of women entrepreneurs, according to an OECD report.
Bank evaluated individual cases to ensure that graduates who needed financial support can receive timely support.
Third round of Expo 2020 Dubai’s innovation grant programme, Expo Live, open till 2 Dec 2017.
Dr. Alawadi is the first UAE national scholar to specialise in the design of sustainable cities.
The programme was attended by 20 young participants from the UAE and various GCC countries.