Dr. Irfan Shah has completed his PhD in the area of Surface Chemistry and Catalysis from the School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia. He was awarded with the prestigious "The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and USM Fellowship" for commencing his PhD at USM. His research focus on "materials impregnation, their in-depth characterization and diverse applications". Dr Irfan Shah is carrying research projects involving the materials science correlation with the environmental, energy and health sectors. His research work has been recognized and published in internationally well reputed research journals.