Associate Professor Sibudjing Kawi is currently with the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore. He received MSc (Chem. Eng.) from Illinois in 1988 and BSc (Chem. Eng) from Texas in 1985. He obtained PhD in Chemical Engineering from Delaware in 1992. His research interests include studies on next generation catalyst that will provide a knowledge base for novel synthesis techniques and molecular engineering of highly active and selective catalysts, as well as the design and growth of novel inorganic membranes preferred by industries.