Dr. Sudhagar Mani is a Professor of Biochemical Engineering in the School of Chemical, Materials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA), USA. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Canada. His research expertise and interests are in sustainable feedstock supply logistics systems, Forest biomass pre-processing (Drying, Pelleting, Granulation, and Torrefaction) and thermochemical conversion technologies (Gasification, Pyrolysis & Liquefaction) and development of thermally stable Cellulose NanoFibrils (CNFs) for food/biomedical packaging. Dr. Mani has authored and co-authored more than 75 journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports, presented more than 100 conference presentations, invited talks, and workshops. He is a member of TAPPI since 2012 and has actively contributed to the Biorefinery Technical Committee and the organization of International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference (IBBC). He is also serving as an Associate Editor for the Transactions of ASABE and Journal of Alternative Energy Sources and Technologies Journals.