Prof. Hesham Ali El Enshasy is professor in bioprocess engineering, faculty of Chemical Engineering and Energy, and acting director, Institute of Bioproducts Development, University Technology Malaysia (UTM). He is also the current Chair for Food, Pharmaceutical& BioEngineering Division, Division 15A (Food), American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE).
Before joining UTM, he was the assistant director of City for Scientific Research for Research Institutes Affairs (Alexandria, Egypt). Prof. El Enshasy received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Microbiology (Ain Shams University, Egypt), Dr. rer. Nat. in Industrial Biotechnology (TU Braunschweig, Germany 1998), M.Sc. Technology Management (UTM, Malaysia). Post Doc. Faculty of Chemical Engineering, The Ohio State Univ. (USA) and GBF, (Germany). He is also visiting guest professor and honor guest professor to many world class universities in USA, Germany, Sweden, Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Greece, and Algeria.
He established many research and industrial platforms for the industrial production of different bioactive metabolites using microbial, mammalian and plant cells in many universities, research institutes and companies. Prof. El Enshasy is active as editorial board member in many scientific journal and he is currently the Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Biotechnology for Wellness Industries (IJBWI) and Bioscience Biotechnology Research Asia (BBRA). He is also the co-editor for the book entitled “Bioprocessing Technologies in Biorefinery for Sustainable Production of Fuels, Chemicals, and Polymers” published by John Wiley and Sons, 2013.
Prof. El Enshasy has two technology patents and more than 170 publications in peer reviewed international journals, book Chapters, and books. He was also invited as keynote, plenary, and guest speaker in more than 50 international conferences in field of industrial biotechnology. He is also active as advisory board member, scientific and bio-business consultant for biotechnology companies in Egypt, Belgium, Greece, USA, China and Malaysia for the important three Ts (Technology Transfer, Technology Implementation and Technology Development) as well as process and platform designer for chemical processing and Biotechnology industries.