Professor Dr. Ariffin Samsuri is a Senior Professor of the Petroleum Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) with vast experience in managing R&D projects, faculty and department. He had more than 36 years teaching and supervising experiences in petroleum engineering including academic program development, staffing, faculty, and facilities establishment. He also had been appointed as a visiting professor at Universiti Teknologi Petronas, peer reviewers, external examiners, expert and academic advisory panels. He has published 142 technical papers for conferences/seminars and journals, authored 6 books, 3 book chapters, translated 4 books, edited 11 books and 5 research monographs. He also involved in more than 30 research projects in production optimization, rock mechanics, wellbore stability, well stimulation, cement and cementing, drilling and drilling fluid, biofuel and nanotechnology application in oil & gas.