Professor Mohd Sapuan Salit is an “A” Grade Professor of composite materials at Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and a Head of Laboratory of Biocomposite Technology, INTROP, UPM. He has a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from University of Newcastle, Australia, an MSc in Engineering Design from Loughborough University, UK and PhD in Material Engineering from De Montfort University, UK. He is a Professional Engineer, a Society of Automotive Engineers Fellow, an Academy of Science Malaysia Fellow, a Plastic and Rubber and Institute Malaysia Fellow, a Malaysian Scientific Association Fellow, an International Biographical Association Fellow and an Institute of Material Malaysia Fellow. He is an Honorary Member and immediate past Vice President of Asian Polymer Association based in IIT Delhi and Founding Chairman and Honorary Member of Society of Sugar Palm Development and Industry, Malaysia. He is the co-editor-in-chief of Functional Composites and Structures, and member of editorial boards of more than two dozen journals. To date he has produced more than 1800 publications including over 850 journal papers, 46 books, and 160 chapters in book. He has delivered over 40 plenary and keynote lectures, and over 150 invited lectures. He organized 26 journal special issues as a guest editor, presented over 500 technical articles in conferences and seminars, reviewed over 1000 journal papers and has 8 patents. He successfully supervised 91 PhD and 70 MSc students and 15 postdoctoral researchers. His current h-index is 92 and the number of citations is 31,137 (Google Scholar). He received nine Outstanding Researcher Awards from UPM, ISESCO Science Award (Gold Medal) , Plastic and Rubber Institute Malaysia Fellowship Award and Forest Research Institute Malaysia First Prize Publication Award. He also received Khwarizimi International Award, SEARCA Regional Professorial Chair award, Kuala Lumpur Royal Rotary Gold Medal Research Award and two National Book Awards. He received the Endeavour Research Promotion Award by TMU/IEEE India, Citation of Excellence Award, Emerald, UK, Malaysia’s Research Star Award, Elsevier/Ministry of Education Malaysia, Publons Peer Review Award, Publons, USA, Professor of Eminence Award from Aligarh Muslim University, India, Top Research Scientists’ Malaysia Award, Academy of Science Malaysia, Gold in Invention and Innovation Awards, Malaysia Technology Expo and PERINTIS Publication Award, PERINTIS, Malaysia. He was listed among the World Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University, USA. He is the finalist of IET Achievements Award, IET, UK and 2021 SAE Subir Chowdhury Medal of Quality Leadership, SAE, USA.