Dr Maliwan Haruthaithanasan is a director of Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-industrial Product Improvement Institute (KAPI), research institute of Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand. She obtained bachelor and master degrees in forestry from Kasetsart University, and a PhD in agroforestry from Kochi University in Japan. Dr Maliwan’s specialization is fast growing tree species for energy plantation. She is active in international forestry research and development. She is currently a deputy coordinator of IUFRO working party, Impacts of Air Pollution and Climate Change on Forest Ecosystems, and Forest Biomass Network task force.
Energy plantation, Agroforestry, Biomass