Mazen Alshaaer is an associate Professor of Materials Science at the Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University. He received his doctorate degree in Materials Science, with specialization in synthesis of inorganic materials, from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) in 2006. He had been working at the University of Jordan from 2006 until 2012. He was a visiting scholar at University of Aveiro (Portugal) Technical university of Crete (Greece). He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in reputed international journals and conferences, besides one patent and has been the Principal Investigator or coordinator on 10 research projects. His current research interests include green construction materials, synthesis of bioceramics, cement, and scaffolds for bone tissue engineering, functional geopolymeric materials, and low cost construction.