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This journal is an international journal publishing original research papers, short communications, review articles, case studies and technical data on biomass and renewables utilization for energy and material sources.

Key areas covered by this journal are:

Biomass and Renewables Resources
– Biological residues including wood and agricultural residues, agricultural waste water, food scraps and municipal wastes
– Energy crops including wood, grass and microbes
– Solar, wind, seawater and geothermal energy resources

Biomass and Renewables Conversion Processes
– Biomass direct use processes including thermal and physical processing
– Biomass indirect use processes including saccharification and fermentations, thermochemical conversions to gases and liquids
– Conversion processes for solar, wind, seawater, geothermal energy resources

Biomass and Renewables Utilization
– Biomass direct combustion including internal combustion engine
– Biomass indirect use including gasification, electricity production, power production, chemical processes, and by-product remediation
– Biomass material use such as biorefinery and oleo-chemistry
– Utilization processes for solar, wind, seawater, geothermal energy resources

Logistic, Economic and Environmental Issues
– Logistics, Carbon balance, LCA analysis, Bioenergy and renewable energy system, Environmental impact


Prof. Dr. Yoshimitsu Uemura


Assoc. Prof. Dr Anita Binti Ramli, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Dr Lam Man Kee, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS 

Cluster Editors

  • Biomass Processing: Prof. Ir. Dr. Suzana Yusup
  • Hydrothermal: Prof. Dr. Masaharu Komiyama
  • Catalyst: AP. Dr. Anita Ramli
  • Microalgae: Dr. Lam Man Kee
  • Feedstock Pre-treatment: Dr. Noridah Osman
  • Bioremediation: Dr. Lim Jun Wei

Malaysian Editors

  • Prof. Dr. Yoshimitsu Uemura, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • Prof. Dr. Masaharu Komiyama, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • Prof. Dr. Thanabalan Murugesan, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • Prof. Ir. Dr. Suzana Yusup, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • Prof. Dr. Hussain H. Al-Kayeim, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • AP Dr. Shuhaimi Mahadzir, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • AP Dr. Shaharin Anwar Sulaiman, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • Dr. Noridah Osman, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • Prof. Dr. Nor Aishah Saidina Amin, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Prof. Dr. Azni Idris, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • AP Dr. Thomas Choong, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmad Faris Ismail, International Islamic University of Malaysia
  • Prof. Ir. Dr. Abd Halim Shamsuddin, Universiti Tenaga National

International Editors

  • Prof. Dr. Katsuki Kusakabe, Sojo University, Japan
  • Prof. Dr. Yukihiko Matsumura, Hiroshima University, Japan
  • Prof. Dr. Shigeharu Morooka, Fukuoka University, Japan & Kyushu University, Japan (Emeritus)
  • Prof. Dr. Md Azhar Uddin, Okayama University, Japan
  • Prof. Dr. Akiyoshi Sakoda, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Dr. Kinya Sakanishi, AIST, Japan
  • Dr. Tamara Dudauri, Agrarian University of Georgia

Authors Guideline

The manuscript should be prepared in accordance with the guide for authors. 

Click here to see Guide for Authors.

All manuscript submitted for publication must be original Manuscripts are accepted for consideration with the understanding that the same work has not been or will be published elsewhere.

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