Mohamad Suffian bin Mohamad Annuar received his B.Sc (Hons) and Ph.D from the Universiti Malaya, Malaysia. He started his academic career as a lecturer at the same university in 2005. He is actively working in the area of bioprocess technology and advanced biomaterial. Using medium-chain-length poly-3-hydroxyalkanoates obtained via bacterial fermentation from local renewable resources, his research group demonstrated its potential applications for making hydrogel, bone scaffold, nanoparticles and innovative biocomposite films. His approach on scientific investigation places strong emphasis on equal balance between fundamental and applied researches. The approach has enabled his research group to contribute over 120 publications in reputable scientific journals. He has successfully supervised 16 Ph.Ds dan 31 Master projects to completion. Through its own projects and collaborative efforts, his laboratory had secured research funding in the excess of RM 4 million to date. His research group welcomes multi-disciplinary scientific approach and collaboration.