Yie Hua Tan is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Curtin University, Malaysia. She obtained her Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). She worked as a customer project engineer in X-FAB Sarawak for two years before pursuing her PhD studies in Chemical Engineering at University of Malaysia, Sarawak (UNIMAS), Malaysia. Her research interests are biomass utilization, biofuel conversion technology, catalysis development, process optimization and modelling. Dr. Tan has been awarded Chartered Chemical Engineer, CEng MIChemE from IChemE, UK in 2020.