Dr. Abdul-Sattar Nizami has a PhD in green grass: developing grass for sustainable gaseous biofuel from University College Cork, Ireland. He has published more than 60 scientific papers on the topics of waste to energy, biofuels and waste based biorefineries. He has delivered 12 invited lectures at various national and international forums. His work has been cited over 940 times in the peer review press with H factor of 16. Before coming to Saudi Arabia, he worked at the University of Toronto, Canada as a Postdoctoral fellow and course builder. Currently, he is leading the solid waste research group at the Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies (CEES) of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as an Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator (PI). He is also intensively involved in providing community and consultancy services for creating awareness and education on local environmental issues and their sustainable solutions.