Dr. Rahat Javaid studied Applied Chemistry at the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan and graduated as MSc in 2003. She was awarded with Gold Medal for getting first class first position in MSc. She continued her studies and earned MPhil degree at the same institute. She was selected for Monbukagakusho MEXT Scholarship Japan and received her PhD degree in 2010 at Tohoku University, Japan. 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 has participated in many national/International conferences and published research articles in peer reviewed journals.