Professor Zizi Abdeen is an Egyptian national and a researcher Professor in Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute. She completed her PhD and M.Sc. degrees in Polymer Chemistry from Ain Shams University, (Egypt), and completed her B.Sc., Degree in Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Cairo University, (Egypt). She main stream research is at the frontier of materials/polymer science and emerging fields such as nanotechnology/nanocomposites. She has a keen interest in the development of intelligent materials based on bio resources such as chitosan and starch through chemical modification and advanced biotechnology processes. She is author of over 33 articles and reviewer of over 30 International journals and a member of the Advisory Editorial Board of Polymers and Biomaterials in different International journals. She was sharing as technical and organizer committee in more than ten international conferences