Vol. 28, Supp. 1, 2017 (Special Issue)

We are pleased to inform our readers that the Journal of Physical Science will be publishing a special issue (Vol. 28, Supp. 1), a post-conference publication in conjunction with the 4th Conference on Future Biorefineries 2016 held on 12–15 March 2016 in Langkawi, Malaysia. The conference gathered researchers whose works are focusing on the technology developments for utilisation and conversion of lignocellulosic biomass in the lignocellulosic biorefinery.

The Vol. 28, Supp. 1 issue is guest edited by Dr. Low Siew Chun of School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Dr. Shuhaida Harun of Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. It will feature 19 peer-reviewed articles contributed by a sum of 62 researchers and scholars across various institutions. The production of this special issue is in progress as of this writing, while the abstracts of the accepted articles are now accessible via this link.

Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia as the publisher of Journal of Physical Science is excited to collaborate with the committee of the 4th Conference on Future Biorefineries 2016 and the Long Term Research Grant Scheme project groups on this publication. We look forward to reaching our readers again with the complete publication in due time.