Prof Joulain has been contributing to JGSEE in providing expert guidance and advice to improve the school’s overall academic, research and management performance. He served also as the advisors of many students and researchers from JGSEE and its consortium partner KMUTNB, on aspect related to biomass combustion. He was also a key advisor for several research works related to combustion at JGSEE. He also provided guidance in terms of directions and road mapping for combustion related research activities at JGSEE, but also more generally for quality assessment of research work. Prof Joulain also played an important role in initiating through support from the French government and the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) collaboration between Thai and French researchers from JGSEE and his laboratory at ENSMA. Professor Joulain also served as an invited speaker in many events organized by JGSEE including its bi-annual international conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment.