JGSEE-CEE is pleased to congratulate Dr Marisa Raita for her promotion to the position of Assistant Professor effective since 19 June 2020. Dr Marisa works in the Advanced Fuel Processing Laboratory (AFPL). Her expertise is on the utilisation of lignocellulosic biomass and by-products from the agricultural and industrial sectors, and their conversions to value-added chemicals and other products. This research expertise contributes to support the development of the biorefinery industry in Thailand. Her research work also aims at developing integrated prototypes and process technologies from the lab to the pre-pilot scale prior to potential up-scaling to the industrial scale. Over the past few years, Dr Marisa has contributed to research projects with Thai government agencies, research institutions, and private companies.