Keynote Speakers Details


Prof. Meisam Tabatabaei /Professor

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Malaysia

  • Water and Water Treatment
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Climate Change

Meisam Tabatabaei is the professor of Environmental Biotechnology at the University of Malaysia, Terengganu, Malaysia. Over the last decade, he has worked closely with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to promote waste-oriented biofuels in the developing world. Since 2016, he has been the lead collaborator of the Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change, also known as the Lancet Countdown (UCL, UK). He has published over 400 original research papers and reviews in high-quality journals, such as The Lancet (Impact Factor: 168.9), Joule (Impact Factor: 39.8), Nature Food (Impact Factor: 23.2), Progress in Energy and Combustion Sciences (Impact Factor: 29.5), Trends in Biotechnology (Impact Factor: 17.3), and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Impact Factor: 15.9), etc. (Citations: > 24,400, h-index: 79, i10 index: 281; May 2023, Google Scholar). He is currently also the Visiting Professor of the Henan Agricultural University (China), where he has been contributing to an international collaboration platform for conducting high-profile research projects. He holds the Global Ambassador position at the University of Saskatchewan (USask, Canada), working with prominent USask researchers and scholars in the field of Sustainable Aquaculture within the framework of Circular Bioeconomy and with a focus on Climate Change, Future Food, and Indigenous Knowledge Sharing. He severs as Associate/Senior/Guest Editor for several journals, including Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, and Resources, Environment and Sustainability, e-Prime, Biotechnology Advances, etc. Prof. Meisam Tabatabaei is listed on the Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers List (Top 0.1% of scientists in the world) in the Engineering Category, and is also a member of the Clarivate Malaysia Hall of Fame.