Dr. Rahat Javaid is a Research Scientist at Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan. Her research interests include synthesis of heterogeneous catalysts and their application to environmental and energy-related fields. She was awarded Gold Medal for getting first-class first position in M.Sc. Chemistry. She earned her Ph.D. degree from Tohoku University, Japan, under the Monbukagakusho MEXT Scholarship. After postdoctoral research experience at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, she obtained the position of Research Scientist at the Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST. She participated in many national/international conferences and published many research articles.