Raymond R. Tan Raymond R. Tan is a professor of chemical engineering, University Fellow and current Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation at De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. His main area of research is the development and use of process systems engineering (PSE) and process integration (PI) for the design and planning of sustainable industrial systems. Prof. Tan received his BS and MS degrees in chemical engineering and PhD in mechanical engineering from De La Salle University. He is the author of more 200 publications with an h-index of 32 in the Scopus database. He is also a co-editor-in-chief of Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability (Springer/Nature), subject editor of Sustainable Production and Consumption (Elsevier/IChemE), an editorial board member of Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (Springer/Nature) and Int. J. of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience (Inderscience), and co-editor of the books Recent Advances in Sustainable Process Design and Optimization (World Scientific) and Process Design Strategies for Biomass Conversion Systems (Wiley). For his scientific work, Prof. Tan has received multiple awards from the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP).