Mohammad Basyuni, Ph.D, a Professor at Department of Forestry, Faculty of Forestry, Universitas Sumatera Utara, graduated from United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Kagoshima University, Japan in 2008, followed by a Postdoctoral Fellow supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) at Center of Molecular Biosciences, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan 2008-2010. After returning back to Indonesia from 2010 to present. His research focuses on understanding the physiological, pharmacological, biological and ecological significance plant lipid in mangroves under environmental stresses, restoration, and ecosystem services as well. He also collaborated with University of the Ryukyus, Tohoku University, University of Glasgow, and Aberyswyth University. Currently, he served as Head of Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry (2017-2022) and Head of Center of Excellence for Mangrove, Universitas Sumatera Utara (2019-present).