About the Author
Dr Defang Ouyang is at the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Macau in China as well as Aston University, UK. He has a multi-disciplinary and unique background and expertise in both drug delivery and molecular modeling. He completed his PhD at The University of Queensland, Australia in 2010. Since joining Aston, he has pioneered the application of molecular modeling techniques in the field of drug delivery - "computational pharmaceutics", including cyclodextrin-drug complexes, solid dispersions, non-viral gene delivery systems and liposome formulations. So far, he has authored over 20 refereed publications, consisting of an invited book, a book chapter, invited reviews, journal articles, conference papers and patents. Professor Sean C. Smith is at the School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia. He was previously Director of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA. He is firmly established internationally as a significant figure in the field of theoretical and computational chemistry. His contributions include theoretical studies of chemical reactions, material sciences, nano science and biological sciences. His publications include one book, three invited chapters, three invited reviews, and 203 refereed journal articles.