Mohammad Basyuni, a Professor at Department of Forestry, Faculty of Forestry, Universitas Sumatera Utara. He 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 for two and half years. After returning back to Indonesia from 2010 – at present his research focuses on understanding the physiological, biological ecological, and pharmacological significance plant lipid including isoprenoid and long chain polyisoprenoid in mangroves. So far for this project He collaborated with University of the Ryukyus and Tohoku University.
One of his current research focuses on understanding establishment thresholds of mangrove pioneer species in North Sumatra: implications for restoration, collaborated with University of Glasgow and Aberystwyth University, UK. This project also studies the recovery of the macrozoobenthos community structure is associated with restoration progress.