Tau Chuan LING is currently a full professor at the Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is a Chartered Engineer of the Engineering Council, United Kingdom (CEng) and has been a member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) since 2011. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Birmingham University, United Kingdom. He has more than 20 years of research experience in downstream processing and bioprocess engineering. To date he has published more than 130 ISI cited articles in international journals.