Professor Mohammed Bello Yerima, an Applied Environmental Microbiologist graduated from the prestigious Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto-Nigeria where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology in 1994. He also obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Applied Microbiology (Bioremediation) from the University of Jos, NIGERIA. He is involved in Research and Teaching Microbiology for 22 years now at University level. Now he is with newly established Federal University Dutse-NIGERIA. He has published over fifty peer reviewed articles in both foreign and local journals. He also has to his credit close to sixty Conference/Workshop papers which he had presented both locally and internationally. His area of research interest is Environmental Microbiology (Bioremediation) and Biomass Utilization. Yerima is the Immediate Past President of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria and the current President, Nigerian Society for Microbiology. He is a Fellow of Nigerian Society for Microbiology and member of academic Societies home and abroad. He is also a member of the prestigious BIT Life Sciences, China and recognized as one of the Nigerian experts on Biotechnology.