BUiD’s professors provide professional training in sustainability

Thursday, May 16, 2019


Prof. Bassam Abu Hijleh, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT, Dr Hanan Taleb and Dr Riad Saraiji, Associate Professors of MSc.Sustainable Design in the Built Environment conducted sustainability workshops to the Government of Sharjah – Directorate of Town Planning and Survey. 18 senior engineers were nominated to the programme, which aimed to enhance the local expertise with the recent developments and technologies in sustainability and city planning. The programme ran over 3 months with variety of case studies and innovative topics that pave the way to the UAE’s vision 2050. The workshops consisted of different streams and modules including Sustainable Urban Design, Smart Infrastructure and Sustainable Transportation systems. Participants will be awarded certificates by BUiD in a ceremony that will be organised in June 2019.

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