M. R. Riazi is currently a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Kuwait University. He was previously an Assistant Professor at Pennsylvania State University (USA), where he also received his MS and PhD. He was also a Visiting Professor at the following universities: Trondheim (Norway), Illinois (Chicago, USA), Wright State (Dayton, USA), Texas (Austin, USA), Sharif (Tehran), Waterloo (Canada) and McGill (Montreal). He has been consultant to several oil companies and research institutes worldwide and has more than 100 publications and is the sole author of two books. He is the chief editor of IJOGC and member of the Editorial Board of several international journals. He was awarded a Diploma of Honor from the American (National) Petroleum Engineering Society as well as teaching and research awards from various universities including Kuwait University. He is a Member of AIChE and Research Society of North America.