Professor Dr. Suraini Abd-Aziz graduated with a BSc (Honours) Clinical Biochemistry from National University Malaysia in 1992, MSc (Biochemical Engineering) from University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom in 1994 and Ph.D (Biochemical Engineering) from University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom in 1997.
In research, she had developed her research interest in the field of Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology specialised in Bioenergy and Biobased Chemical, which focused on the utilization of agro-wastes for the bioenergy and value-added product towards zero waste emission. Apart from being the project leader of her own research grants, she also actively contributed to other projects in her capacity to be expert in enzyme technology, fermentation technology, bioprocess engineering and environmental biotechnology. With current h-Index of 32 (total citations of 2848), she had published more than 230 referred journals internationally. She is one of the Malaysia Top Research Scientist in 2018.
She is now the Vice President of Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB), Co-Chair for AFOB Bioenergy Biorefinery Division and President of AFOB Malaysia Chapter.