Chew Tin Lee, PhD


Dr. Chew Tin Lee received her Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, U.K in 2004. She currently serves as the Professor in the School of Chemical & Energy Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia. She is passionate about promoting sustainable organic waste management through the 3R campaign, biomass to energy, and composting. Lee serves various editorial roles including the Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy, and Chemical Engineering Transactions. She was the Director for Global Education in UTM (2008-2016). As the Co-chair/Director for the International Conference of Low Carbon in Asia (, she also runs international summer programs to promote sustainability. She was the Visiting Scholar at University Politechnica Madrid (2015) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2019). She is a graduate member of IChemE U.K. and the Institution of Engineers Malaysia.